Romeo and Juliet – Acts 4 & 5

Which one of these men do not belong on the Montague side: Balthazar, Romeo, or Paris? Paris
In Act 5, to whom does Romeo write a letter before he goes to the Capels’ monument? His father
Who devises a plan for Romeo and Juliet to be together? Friar Lawrence
At the end of Act 5, scene 3, three characters recount the events of Romeo, Juliet, and Paris’ death to the Prince. Who are they? Friar Lawrence, Balthazar, and the Page of Paris.
Who provides comic relief at the end of Act 4, scene 5? Peter and the musicians
Who said: “Some shall be pardon’d and some punished: For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo?” Prince
In what context does the Nurse say, “Mistress! what, mistress! Juliet! Fast, I warrant her, she: Why, lamb! why, lady! fie, you slug-a-bed?” Act 4 scene 5. The Nurse is trying to wake Juliet on the morning of her wedding. It is at this moment that everyone believes Juliet is dead
Who said: “Hold, then; go home, be merry, give consent to marry Paris: Wednesday is to-morrow; To-morrow night look that thou lie alone, let not thy nurse lie with thee in thy chamber…” Friar Lawrence
Who said this and in what context: “Now, sir, her father counts it dangerous that she doth give her sorrow so much sway, and in his wisdom hastes our marriage, to stop the inundation of her tears…” Paris to Friar Lawrence.
Who said, “if aught in this miscarried by my fault, let my old life be sacrificed some hour before his time unto the rigour of severest law,” at the end of Act 5, scene 3 and what does it mean? Friar Lawrence. Friar was detailing the events of Romeo and Juliet’s deaths to Prince. He says if anything he just said was a lie, let them put him to death.
What is a dramatic convention in which a character speaks to the audience and other characters supposedly cannot hear? an aside
Romeo tries not to fight in Act 3. Romeo is also a love-struck young man. Mercutio feels like fighting just because it’s hot outside. He also pokes fun at Romeo for being in love. Therefore, Mercutio is what to Romeo? a foil character
This quotation is an example of what literary term? “Shall I believe that unsubstantial death is amorous? And that the lean abhorred monster keeps thee here in dark to be his paramour?” personification
The last scene of Act 4 in which Peter and the musicians argue is an example of… comic relief
In Act 4, scene 5, the Nurse and the Capulets find Juliet ‘dead’ in her bedroom. The Friar and the audience both know that Juliet is only in a coma. This is an example of what literary term? dramatic irony
Where is Romeo during Act 4? Mantua
From whom does Romeo find out Juliet is dead? Balthasar
How does Romeo persuade the Apothecary to sell him poison? by paying him
What is the Friar’s plan in Act 4, scene 1? Give consent to marry Paris. 2. Lie alone tonight. 3. Drink the vial. 4. Romeo receive a letter from Friar about the plan. 5. Juliet will wake in the tomb and Romeo will be there. 6. They’ll run away to Mantua together.
How do Romeo and Juliet die? Romeo finds Juliet asleep in the tomb, but he thinks she’s dead. He drinks poison to be with her. Juliet wakes up shortly after Romeo dies and stabs herself with Romeo’s dagger.
How quickly do Romeo and Juliet fall in love? Instantly. Love at first sight.
Why doesn’t Romeo receive Friar Lawrence’s letter? Friar John cannot get into Mantua because he was exposed to an illness. They do not let him into the town for fear of spreading the disease.
Why is Paris at the Capulet’s monument? to mourn Juliet and pay his respects at her grave
If Romeo and Juliet are fated to die, what purpose do their deaths serve? to end the feud between their families
According to the Prince, who is responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s deaths? the Capulets and the Montagues

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