Romeo and Juliet Final Exam

they call them dogs How do Sampson and Gregory insult Montague’s men?
Romeo’s cousin, he attempts to break it up because he fears the consequences Who is Benvolio? How does he respond to the fight?
he’s a cousin of Juliet, and he simply adds to the violence by insulting Benvolio Who is Tybalt? How does he respond to the fight?
they don’t like it and want it to end How do the citizens of Verona react to the feud between the Capulets and Montagues?
they tell their husbands not to join the fight When Montague and Capulet enter and see the disturbance, they want to join the fray. What do their wives say?
the prince coming in What ends the street fight?
if they keep fighting, they’ll be punished by death What is Prince Escalus’ decree?
he’s lovesick and Rosaline doesn’t love him Why is Romeo sad?
Juliet needs to decide for herself whether or not she’ll marry Paris When Paris asks Capulet for Juliet’s hand in marriage, what is Capulet’s reply?
it’s “an old accustom’d feast” Why is Capulet giving a feast?
he can’t read so he gets Romeo to send out the invitations instead What problem does the Capulets’ servant have? How does he solve this problem?
because Rosaline would be there Why does Romeo decide to attend the Capulet feast although, being a Montague, he isn’t invited?
13 How old is Juliet?
she wants Juliet to marry Paris Why has Juliet’s mother come to talk to her?
she says she hasn’t considered it yet, but she’ll still see if she actually likes Paris What is Juliet’s response to her mother’s question about marriage?
to meet Paris, and Juliet says she will, but she probably won’t like him What does Lady Capulet want Juliet to do at the feast? What is Juliet’s reply to her mother?
Mercutio says that dreams lie, but Romeo believes them How do Romeo and Mercutio differ in their view of dreams?
he says that something will happen to “bring about untimely death” At the end of Act 1 Scene 4, what does Romeo tell Benvolio, foreshadowing future action in the play?
very happy, Capulet is joking with the guests What is the mood of the Capulet household at the opening of Scene 5?
he says she’s the “sun who can kill the envious moon” and that her eyes are like “two of the fairest stars in all the heaven” The overriding imagery in this play is the contrast between light and dark. On first seeing Juliet, how does Romeo use this contrast to describe her?
Tybalt gets out his sword, but Lord Capulet says Romeo can do no harm and tells Tybalt to just leave him alone What is Tybalt’s response to hearing Romeo? How does Lord Capulet react to Romeo’s presence? What does he tell Tybalt to do about it?
he means that he’s in debt to his enemy for bringing him Juliet, his love When Romeo discovers Juliet is a Capulet, he says, “Oh, dear account! My life is my for’s debt!” What does he mean by this?
she says “my only love sprung from my only hate” How does Juliet react in learning that Romeo is a Montague? What does she say?
a sonnet, and it talks about Romeo and Juliet’s love for each other but they’re not allowed to marry Act 2 opens with a Prologue. What is the form of this Prologue? What information is given in it?
he wants to stay by Juliet Why does Romeo not leave the Capulet’s garden after the party?
Romeo isn’t in love with Rosaline anymore, so the references aren’t going to get Romeo out of hiding How is Mercurio’s reference to Rosaline to lure Romeo from hiding ironic?
the sun is the center of our solar system, and Juliet’s the center of Romeo’s universe. He sees Juliet as an idol Romeo repeats the light and dark images he introduced when he saw Juliet for the first time. Why does Romeo compare Juliet to the sun?
he wants his love for Rosaline to go away Why does Romeo want the sun (Juliet) kill the envious moon?
Romeo’s love for Rosaline could compete with his love for Juliet Why is the moon envious?
because they’re beautiful and take his attention from the rest of his surroundings Why does Romeo compare Juliet’s eyes to the stars?
they’re going to end up being star-crossed lovers Why is Romeo comparing Juliet to the stars an example of foreshadowing?
that they shouldn’t matter when it comes to true love In Act 2 Scene 4, Juliet speaks unaware that Romeo is nearby. Understanding that “wherefore” does not mean “where” but “why,” what is Juliet saying about names?
she disagrees with it, saying a name is just a name What is Juliet’s attitude toward the feud that has separated the two families?
that her family will kill Romeo, she’s embarrassed, and she’s scared Romeo doesn’t actually love her When Juliet realizes Romeo has overheard her intimate thoughts about him, she becomes concerned. What worries her?
he swears by the moon that he loves her, but Juliet says not to swear by the moon because it can change What is Romeo’s response to her worries? Why does Juliet object to his oath?
because it can suddenly end Why is Juliet afraid of love that is “too rash?”
she says she’ll marry him, she has to hurry because the nurse is calling her Despite her protests of love “too rash,” what does Juliet suggest in Act 2 Scene 3? What is her hurry?
to show that there’s a possibility that Romeo and Juliet could be caught Why does Shakespeare have the nurse call to Juliet?
it shows how careful they’re gonna have to be in their relationship Juliet leaves the balcony three times. What is the effect of this?
they have the ability to be both bad and good at the same time Friar Laurence is introduced in a lengthy soliloquy in which he philosophizes about nature and about man. How are plants and man alike?
he says that he loves Juliet, and he wants the Friar to marry them What does Romeo tell Friar Laurence, and what does he want from the Friar?
he’s surprised and tells Romeo to slow down with his relationship What is Friar Laurence’s reaction to hearing of Romeo’s new love?
he wants the feud to end Why does Friar Laurence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
to challenge him to a fight, Mercurio’s worked that Romeo will die Why has Tybalt sent Romeo a letter? What worries Mercutio?
he isn’t sad anymore How has Romeo changed from the beginning of the play?
it shows that she’s not very educated and wants to try and look like she is in front of the boys A malapropism is a word or expression misused in place of another word that sounds similar to it. The Nurse mistakes the word confidence for conference. Benvolio mocks her by misusing indite for invite. How does this mistake help characterize the Nurse?
to not break Juliet’s heart because she’s young and new to love What warning does the Nurse give Romeo?
to meet him at the Friar’s cell What message does Romeo ask the Nurse to take to Juliet?
she’s impatient Juliet’s opening speech in Act 2 Scene 5 is a soliloquy, a speech representing a character’s thoughts. What is Juliet’s state of mind?
she’s waiting impatiently for Romeo to meet her, like Romeo was waiting for Juliet in Scene 3 One theme in the play is that of haste in matters large and small. How is Juliet’s concern with the passing of time an echo of Romeo in Scene 3? In what respect is Scene 5 a parallel to Scene 3?
she’s a servant and has to obey Juliet, but she wants her to be happy Why does the Nurse agree to help Juliet marry Romeo?
that Romeo and Juliet are going too fast with their relationship What warning does Friar Laurence give Romeo foreshadowing future events of the play?
they’ll get married As the characters exit at the end of Act 2, what will presumably happen?
he’s looking for Romeo and wants to ask where he is Why does Tybalt approach Mercutio and Benvolio and want a “word” with one of them?
Romeo doesn’t insult him back because he doesn’t want to fight When Tybalt insults Romeo, how does Romeo respond? Why?
Romeo doesn’t want to fight because he actually likes the Capulets Explain the dramatic irony in the byplay between Tybalt and Romeo in Act 3 Scene 1.
Romeo doesn’t want to fight and asks for him to just remain calm, but Mercutio wants Romeo to fight Why is Mercutio so outraged by Romeo’s response to Tybalt?
because he’s not blaming one family for the feud, he blames both Why is it ironic for Mercutio to say several times, “A plague o’ both your houses?”
he says it’s not that bad, and it is because he’s joking around How does Mercutio react to his injury? Is this in character?
as revenge After Mercutio dies, why does Romeo decide to fight Tybalt?
banishment from Verona What punishment does the Prince give Romeo for killing Tybalt?
she makes it seem like Romeo killed himself How does the nurse confuse Juliet when telling her of the fight in Act 3 Scene 1?
she has to decide whether or not she’ll stay his wife, she decides to stay in Verona Why does Romeo’s killing Tybalt put Juliet in a bad position? How does she react initially? What does she finally decide?
he didn’t want to go out into the city to find out for fear that he’d be killed Why does Romeo have to ask Friar Laurence for news of the Prince’s sentence?
he’s extremely upset, and he says exile is torture because he’d be taken away from Juliet What is Romeo’s reaction when he learns that he is banished? Why does Romeo assert that exile is torture and not mercy?
he grabs a dagger and almost kills himself From the beginning of the play, Romeo has acted impulsively. In what was is he still impulsive in Act 3 Scene 3?
he’s not dead, he has Juliet, and the banishment probably won’t last forever Friar Laurence tells Romeo to count his blessings. What are they?
Romeo would go to a nearby city called Mantua until everything was settled What is Friar Laurence’s plan?
he thinks Paris will cheer Juliet up In Act 1, Capulet says he will allow Juliet to decide who she marries. In Act 3 he promises her to Paris. Why does he change his mind?
now the coming of light has a negative connotation; Romeo and Juliet are gonna have to leave in the morning At the opening of Act 3 Scene 5, Romeo and Juliet must separate. They discuss the coming dawn. How has the theme of light vs. dark changed? Why?
she thinks Juliet’s crying because she lost Tybalt, but she’s really crying because she lost Romeo What is Lady Capulet’s opinion of Juliet’s behavior when she learns she’ll be married to Paris?
she says that no, it won’t make her happy at all What is Juliet’s response when she is told that she is to marry Paris?
he says that Juliet doesn’t understand how great of an opportunity it is and threatens to never speak to her again What is Capulet’s reaction when Juliet refuses to marry Paris?
that she should marry Paris because he’s a better man than Romeo What advice does the Nurse give to Juliet?
she decides to go to the Friar for help After the Nurse leaves and Juliet is alone, what does she decide to do?
for advice on what she should do, Paris is also there to set up a wedding date Why does Juliet go to Friar Laurence’s cell? Who else is there and why?
fate What theme of the play is echoed in Juliet’s lines “What must be shall be?”
Juliet will say she’ll marry Paris, and on Wednesday night she’ll drink a potion and pretend to die so she can secretly go to Romeo What plans do Friar Laurence and Juliet make in Act 4 Scene 1?
she’ll marry Paris on Wednesday, this affects the Friar because she’ll have to take the potion on Tuesday night now What change does Capulet make to the wedding plans in Act 4 Scene 2? How will it affect the Friar’s solution to the problem?
she’s actually lying What is ironic about Juliet’s statement to the Nurse that she needs privacy to pray?
she says that she knows the potion will work, but if for some reason it doesn’t she’ll kill herself What does Juliet intend to do if the potion does not work and she is still awake in the morning?
she’s scared she’ll wake up early and be surrounded by the dead bodies and that the friar will actually kill her Summarize what Juliet fears could happen to her after she takes the potion.
it’s cheerful and ironic because Juliet’s “dead” in her room and no one knows What is the mood in the household in Act 4 Scene 5? Why is this situation ironic?
she was in a joyful mood because of the upcoming wedding What is the Nurse’s mood when she enters Juliet’s room?
it’s ironic because Juliet’s going to the church to be buried. It was dramatic irony When Friar Laurence enters he asks, “Come, is the bride ready to go to church?” How is this statement ironic? What type of irony does he use?
he says that it’s not their fault and Juliet’s in a better place What does Friar Laurence say to console the Capulets?
he thinks that he’ll receive good news, he misinterprets the dream by thinking he’ll see Juliet again What premonition does Romeo have at the beginning of Act 5 Scene 1? How does he misinterpret the dream?
that Juliet’s dead. This disrupts the plan because Romeo’s supposed to know she’s actually not What news does Balthasar bring? How does this disrupt Friar Laurence’s plan?
he’ll kill himself to be with Juliet in Heaven What does Romeo decide to do after he hears Balthasar’s story?
he couldn’t get into Mantua because there was an illness there and the doors were locked What story does Friar John tell Friar Laurence as explanation as to why he couldn’t deliver the letter to Romeo?
he’s sad and puts flowers on Juliet’s grave. This suggests that he really did care about her How has Paris been affected by Juliet’s death? What does this suggest?
so he can tell his father he’ll die Why does Romeo give Balthasar a letter?
he doesn’t trust Romeo Why does Balthasar only pretend to leave?
they get into a fight and Paris is killed by Romeo What happens between Romeo and Paris?
he notices that she doesn’t really look dead. This is ironic because she isn’t dead at all When Romeo sees Juliet in the tomb, what does he notice about her? Explain the dramatic irony.
Romeo dies by drinking poison and Juliet stabs herself How do Romeo and Juliet die?
she died of a broken heard What happened to Lady Montague in Act 5 Scene 3?
he’s a holy man Why does the Prince reject Friar Laurence’s offer to die for his part in the tragedy?
the feud, the Montagues, and the Capulets What and whom does the Prince blame for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet?

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