Romeo and Juliet Full Review

Juliet’s mother Lady Capulet
Romeo’s cousin and friend Benvolio
cousin of Juliet Tybalt
Juliet’s father Lord Capulet
servants of the house of Montague Abram and Balthazar
Romeo’s mother Lady Montague
The ruler of Verona and keeper of the peace Prince
Romeo’s friend and relative of the Prince Mercutio
Romeo’s father Lord Montague
servants of the house of Capulet Sampson and Gregory
has raised Juliet Nurse
Romeo has had many girlfriends, but this is the first one to break his heart. False
Mercutio is the one who first suggests that Romeo come to party and forget his lovesickness. False
Juliet wants to marry Paris. False
Benvolio makes fun of Romeo, and leaves him to be alone crying over a girl. False
Verona is a peace loving city whose streets are being turned into a battlefield by the warring families. True
Paris wants to marry Juliet. True
Juliet is attracted to Romeo because ________________________________. he woos her with his romantic talk and actions and is clearly attracted to her
Romeo is attracted to Juliet because _______________________. he party crashes so he can see Rosaline, but falls for Juliet’s beauty
Capulet wants Juliet to____________________________ before she marries Paris. be a few years olderbe happybe a sure she loves him
Who has sent a challenge to Romeo and why? Tybalt, for crashing the party
Why do they want to act so quickly? Passion Fear of being discovered”Love”
What does Juliet seem most concerned about in the balcony scene (before she knows Romeo is there)? His name is her enemy, not himself.
How does Romeo find out that Juliet shares his feelings? He overhears her.
How is Mercutio’s making fun of Romeo ironic? Romeo has already moved on.
How do Romeo and Juliet carry out their plan to marry? Talks to Friar Lawrence then tells the Nurse to tell Juliet the plan
Why does Mercutio make fun of Romeo after they leave the party? Mercutio thinks that Romeo is dumb for letting a “one-sided” love affair get him down.
What is Juliet’s state of mind at the end of act three? She is hitting rock bottom emotionally.
What excuse does Juliet use to leave her house? Juliet says she has to go to confession.
How does the mood of the play change during act three? From the loving, romantic, ecstatic love of Act 1 and 2 is now furious, frenzied despair
Why does Mercutio decide to fight in Romeo’s place at Tybalt’s challenge? Mercutio thought Romeo was acting unmanly and not defending the Montague name.
How does Juliet’s relationship with the Nurse change during this act? Juliet will no longer confide in the Nurse. She is on her own.
What solution does the Nurse offer to Juliet’s predicament? Marry Paris and forget Romeo.
What does Capulet demand of Juliet? She has to marry Paris.
In scene three, what plan for the future does the friar propose to Romeo? Go to Mantua and wait until everything has calmed down. When the Prince is no longer angry, he can come back and celebrate his marriage with the families.
How do you interpret Romeo’s description of himself as “fortune’s fool”? He has sealed his fate.
How does Romeo accidentally help cause Mercutio’s death? He steps between Mercutio and Tybalt.
How does Romeo respond to Tybalt’s challenge? Romeo tries to calm Tybalt down.
“Come, come with me, and we will make short work;/ For by your leaves, you shall not stay alone/ Till Holy Church incorporate two in one.” Act 2 Scene 6 Friar Lawrence
“I pray thee, good Mercutio, let’s retire./ The day is hot, the Capels are abroad,/ And, if we meet, we shall not ‘scape a brawl,/ For now, these hot days, is the mad blood stirring.” Act 3 Scene 1 Benvolio
“Talk not to me, for I’ll not speak a word./ Do as thou wilt, for I have done with thee.” Act 3 Scene 5 Lady Capulet
“Hand thee, young baggage! Disobedient wretch!/ I tell thee what – get thee to church a’ Thursday/ Or never after look me in the face./ Speak not, reply not, do not answer me!” Act 3 Scene 5 Capulet
“Tybalt is gone, and Romeo banished;/ Romeo that kill’d him, he is banished.” Act 3 Scene 2 Nurse
“”If I profane with my unworthiest hand/ This holy shrine, the gentle sin is this:/ My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand/ To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.” Act 1 Scene 5 Romeo
“I’ll look to like, if looking liking move.” Act 1 Scene 3 Juliet
“A plague a’ both your houses!/They have made worms’ meat of me!” Act 3 Scene 1 Mercutio
How does Capulet respond after Juliet’s body is found? He is devastated, and his joy will be buried with her.
What does Juliet’s resolve to go ahead with the Friar’s plan indicate about her? Courage
What does Juliet fear most about carrying out the Friar’s plan? She worries about waking up before Romeo arrives and suffocating or going crazy and killing herself in her insanity.
After Juliet tells her father she will marry Paris and her father makes his decision, how does this cause more problems for Juliet? There will not be enough time to alert Romeo and have him return to Verona.
What does Capulet decide when Juliet agrees to marry Paris? He doesn’t want to wait until Thursday, so he moves it to Wednesday.
Why does Friar Lawrence suggest this plan to Juliet? He will have time to bring Romeo there to rescue her.
What plan does the Friar suggest to Juliet? He gives her a sleeping potion that will make it appear that she is dead for forty two hours.
How does Juliet behave when she encounters the person on the road to see Friar Lawrence? Acts excited about her upcoming marriage to Paris, but is vague
Whom does Juliet meet when she goes to see Friar Lawrence? Paris
Because of the deaths, what is it that the Prince, Capulet and Montague say they will do? Erect a statue in their honor
Who tells Romeo about Juliet? Balthazar
What prevents Romeo from finding out the truth about what has happened with Juliet? Buying an illegal poison
What is Romeo’s plan after learning of Juliet’s death? Go to her grave and die in her arms

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