Romeo and Juliet Quotes and Vocab Hunt

the deaths of romeo and juliet what event does the prologue foreshadow?
prince “if you ever disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.”
nurse “thou wast the prettiest babe that e’er i nursed. and i might live to see thee married once, i have my wish”
mercutio “oh then i see queen mab hath been with you. she is the fairies’ midwife.”
romeo “for my mind misgives some consequence, yet hanging in the stars, shall bitterly begin his fearful date with this night’s revels.
romeo “o she doth teach the torches to burn bright! it seems she hangs upon the cheek of night as a rich jewel in an ethiop’s ear–“
juliet “my only love sprung from my only hate.”
Juliet “What’s in a name? that which we call a rose/By any other name would smell as sweet.”
friar Lawrence “love moderately”
romeo “he jests at scars that never felt a wound”
romeo “but, soft! what light through yonder window breaks?”
Friar Lawrence “wisely and slow. they stumble that run fast.”
nurse “jesus, what haste! can you not stay awhile? do you not see that i am out of breath?”
friar lawrence “these violent delights have violent ends and in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which, as they kiss, consume.”
mercutio “a plague a both your houses! they have made worms’ meat of me.”
prince “let romeo hence in haste, else, when he is found, that hour is his last.”
juliet “o God, i have an ill-divining soul! methinks i see thee, now thou art so low, as one dead in the bottom of a tomb.”
juliet “i’ll to the friar to know his remedy. if all else fail, myself have power to die.”
Juliet “nurse, will you go with me into my closet/to help me sort such needful ornaments/as you think fit to furnish me tomorrow?”
friar lawrence “to wanny ashes, thy eyes’ windows fall like death when he shuts up the day of life…”
capulet “my heart is wondrous light, since this same wayward girl is so reclaimed”
juliet “i have a faint cold fear thrills through my veins that almost freezes up the heat of life.”
capulet “death lies on her like an untimely frost upon the sweetest flower of all the field.”
nurse “o day, o day, o day! o hateful day!…”
Romeo “i love thee better than myself,/ for i come hither armed against myself.”?
Prince Escalus “where be these enemies?”
friar lawrence “unhappy fortune! the letter was not nice, but full of charge, of dear import…”
romeo “thus with a kiss i die.”
juliet “o churl! drunk all, and left no friendly drop to help me after? i will kiss thy lips…”
juliet “o happy dagger! this is thy sheath; there rust, and let me die.”
prince “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.”
dramatic foil character who highlights the traits of another character through contrast
blank verse unrhymed poetry written in iambic pentameter
character rank importance of characters
soliloquy lengthy speech in which a character, usually alone on stage, not to the audience
aside brief remark by a character revealing thoughts or feelings to the audience
monologue lengthy speech, addressed to other characters on stage, not to the audience
allusion reference to well-known people, places, or events from myths or literature
dramatic irony contradiction between what a character thinks and what the audience knows to be true
suspense feeling of uncertainty about the outcome of events
tragedy central character of noble rank meets with disaster

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