Romeo and Juliet Act V

What argument does Romeo use to persuade the apothecary to sell him a dram of poison? The apothecary is poor and desperately needs the money.
What substance does Romeo consider to be worse than poison? Gold
Why does Romeo consider the poison to not be a harmful substance at all? He says that greed is worse than death. Poison kills you and you no longer suffer while gold and greed ruin your life.
Why was Friar John unable to deliver the message to Romeo? The black plague is spreading and he is not allowed to enter Mantua.
What events occur when Paris and Romeo are at Juliet’s “tomb?” Paris brings her flowers, Romeo goes to die with her, they fight and Romeo kills Paris.
What is Paris’ dying wish? How does this affect Romeo? to be buried next to Juliet. Romeo decides that Paris should have married Juliet.
How does Juliet first attempt to take her life and eventually succeed? Shes tries to take Romeo’s poison but he drank it all. She stabs herself with a dagger.
What does the Prince say is responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths? The feud between the families
Her body sleeps in Capel’s monument, / And her immortal part with angels lives. / I saw her laid low in her kindred’s vault, / And presently took post to tell it you: Balthasar
Come, cordial and not poison, go with me / To Juliet’s grave; for there must I use thee. Romeo
Here in this city visiting the sick, And finding him, the searchers of the town, / Suspecting that we both were in a house / Where the infectious pestilence did reign,/ Seal’d up the doors, and would not let us forth; / So that my speed to Mantua there was stay’d. Friar John
Good gentle youth, tempt not a desperate man; / Fly hence, and leave me . . . Put not another sin upon my head, / By urging me to fury: O, be gone! Romeo
Death, that hath suck’d the honey of thy breath, / Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty: / Thou art not conquer’d; beauty’s ensign yet / Is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks, / And death’s pale flag is not advanced there. Romeo
Yea, noise? Then I’ll be brief. O happy dagger! / This is thy sheath; there rust, and let me die. Juliet
Where be these enemies? Capulet! Montague! / See, what a scourge is laid upon your hate, / That heaven finds means to kill your joys with love. / And I for winking at your discords too / Have lost a brace of kinsmen: all are punish’d. Prince
A glooming peace this morning with it brings; / The sun, for sorrow, will not show his head: / Go hence, to have more talk of these sad things; / Some shall be pardon’d, and some punished: / For never was a story of more woe Prince
Thou detestable maw, thou womb of death, / Gorged with the dearest morsel of the earth, / Thus I enforce thy rotten jaws to open,/ And, in despite, I’ll cram thee with more food! Romeo
I do remember an apothecary, / And hereabouts he dwells, which late I noted / In tatter’d weeds, with overwhelming brows, / Culling of simples; meagre were his looks, / Sharp misery had worn him to the bones . . . Noting this penury, to myself I said /’An if a man did need a poison now, Whose sale is present death in Mantua, Here lives a caitiff wretch would sell it him.’ Romeo
Then I defy you, stars? Romeo
O true apothecary! Thy drugs are quick. – Thus with a kiss I die. Romeo
For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo. Prince

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