Romeo and Juliet Act V

Act 5 scene 1: What news does Romeo’s servant Balthazar, tell him? Juliet is dead
Act 5 scene 1: What letter has Romeo been waiting for? The letter from Friar Lawrence telling Romeo more about the plan for him and Juliet
Act 5 scene 1: Romeo plans to return to Verona; where does he stop and what does he buy before leaving? He stops at an apothecary and buys poison
Act 5 scene 1: Why does the Apothecary sell Romeo poison even though it is illegal? The Apothecary is poor and needs the money
Act 5 scene 1: Why does Romeo say that the vile is NOT a poison, but a liquid that will GIVE him life Because when he dies it will give him an eternal life with Juliet
Act 5 scene 2: Who is Friar John? Fellow friar and friend of Laurence
Act 5 scene 2: Why didn’t Romeo get the letter from Friar Laurence? John was quarantined with a plague victim
Act 5 scene 2: Where does Friar Lawrence go after finding out his letter is still in Verona To the Capulets tomb to get Juliet
Act 5 scene 2: Why is it essential that Friar Lawrence find Juliet before Romeo does? Because Romeo will doing something very dramatic like kill himself
Act 5 scene 3: Who is the first person to arrive at Capulet’s tomb Paris and his page
Act 5 scene 3: What has Paris come to do? Decorate the Capulet monument with flowers
Act 5 scene 3: Why does the page whistle To signal in case someone approaches
Act 5 scene 3: What does Romeo give Balthazar before entering the tomb? A letter for Romeo’s father explaining what he did
Act 5 scene 3: What does Romeo say Balthazar is not allowed to do and what will happen if he does? Balthazar can’t follow Romeo and if he does he will be torn limb from limb and have strewn about the country
Act 5 scene 3: What does Romeo say when he sees Paris? Romeo says he must die and that is why he has come
Act 5 scene 3: What does Paris think that Romeo is trying to do? Break in and steal or mutilate
Act 5 scene 3: What happens to Paris? Romeo kills him
Act 5 scene 3: What does Paris request of Romeo before he dies? To be laid next to Juliet
Act 5 scene 3: Why does Romeo really have to hurry now? The page saw Romeo kill Paris and ran to tell the watchman
Act 5 scene 3: When Romeo finally sees Juliet lying there what does her notice about her? That she doesn’t really look dead and that her cheeks and lips are turning red and she is still warm.
Act 5 scene 3: What does Romeo do right before he takes the poison? He kisses Juliet
Act 5 scene 3: Why does Romeo take the poison so quickly? He hears someone outside the tomb
Act 5 scene 3: When does Juliet wake up? After right Romeo dies
Act 5 scene 3: Who did Romeo hear outside the tomb? Friar Laurence (the one man who could help him and fix everything)
Act 5 scene 3: When the Friar enters and Juliet is awake what is his advice to her? Come with me we will hide away in a nunery
Act 5 scene 3: Why does the Friar leave Juliet in the tomb The guards are coming he doesn’t want to be caught in the tomb
Act 5 scene 3: What was the flaw that destroyed Romeo? being impetuous being dramatic not thinking events through
Act 5 scene 3: What are the two ways Juliet attempts to kill herself ? By kissing Romeo she hoped some of the poison would be left, but that failed. She then took her dagger and stabbed herself.
Act 5 scene 3: What are Juliet’s last words O happy dagger,This is thy sheath. There rust and let me die.
Act 4 scene 3: What does Montague say? Lady Montague is dead
Act 5 scene 3: Does the Friar give an accurate account of the story when the prince asks? He tells everything that happened but really down plays his role in the whole scheme and tries to blame the Nurse saying she is just as responsible as him
Act 5 scene 3: What do Capulet and Montague agree to do in Romeo and Juliet’s honor? Capulet will build gold statue of Romeo and Montague will build a gold statue made in Juliet’s image
Act 5 scene 3: What are the princes last words For never was a story of more woeThan this of Juliet and her Romeo

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