Romeo and Juliet Quote Analysis

When Friar says, “Wisely and slow, they stumble that run fast” what does he mean? Moving too fast causes more mistakes. Slow and steady wins the race.
When Benvolio suggests to Romeo “by giving liberty unto thine eyes, examine other beauties” what does he mean? Romeo is given an opportunity to find another girl as long as he keeps his eyes and heart open
As Mercutio is dying, he says “A plague on both your houses! They’ve made worms meat of me!” Put this quote into your own words “I hope both of your families die! They’ve killed me”
Mercutio says “If you ask for me tomorrow, you shall find me a grave man” what literary device is this? Pun
In the balcony scene Romeo says “Lady by yonder blessed moon I swear” and Juliet responds “O, swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon, that monthly changes in her circles orbit” why doesn’t Juliet want Romeo to swear his love by the moon? Because the moon comes and goes/ is inconsistent
When Juliet says her famous line in the balcony scene,”What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” What does she mean by this? That a name doesn’t define who a person is
Paris asks Lord Capulet to allow him to marry his daughter Juliet. Lord Capulet responds saying “My child is yet a stranger in the world… Let two more summers wither in their pride Ere we may think her ripe to be a bride.” Put these lines into your own words “My daughter is too young.Wait two more years and she’ll be old enough”

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