Romeo and Juliet Quotes Cards Act 3

Mercutio – Act 3 Lines 37-38 pg.633″And but one word with one of us? Couple it with something; make it a word and a blow.”circumstance: Mercutio taunts Tybalt. He tries to engage him in a fight.
Mercutio – Act 3 Line 71 pg. 633″O calm, dishonorable, vile submission!”circumstance: Mercutio is upset that Romeo won’t accept Tybalt’s challenge. Mercutio decides to fight Tybalt himself, which leads to Mercutio’s death.
Mercutio – Act 3 Lines 88-89 pg. 635″A plague a’ both houses! I am sped.Is he gone an hath nothing? circumstance: Mercutio curses the Montague and Capulet families. If not for their feud, he would not be dying. Tybalt is unharmed.”Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man.circumstance: Pun. “Grave” can mean “serious” or “dead”. Mercutio will be dead soon. He jokes even when facing death.
Mercutio – Act 3 Lines 94-95 pg. 635Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man.”circumstance: Pun. “Grave” can mean “serious” or “dead”. Mercutio will be dead soon. He jokes even when facing death.
Romeo – Act 3 Lines 115-116 pg. 636″This day’s black fate on moe days doth depend;This but begins the woe others must end.”circumstance: The future will be affected by today’s events. Foreshadowing
Romeo – Act 3 Line 132 pg. 636″O, I am fortune’s fool!”circumstance: Romeo says he is a victim of fate.
Lady Capulet Lines 145 pg. 637″For blood of ours shed blood of Montague. O cousin, cousin!”circumstance: Lady Capulet wants revenge for Tybalt’s death. She believes Romeo should be put to death.
Lady Capulet – Act 3 Lines 177 pg. 637Romeo slew Tybalt; Romeo must not live.”circumstance: Lady Capulet wants justice for Tybalt’s death. She reminds the Prince what Romeo’s punishment should be.
Montague – Act 3 Lines 182-183 pg. 638And for that offense.””Immediately we do exile him hence.”circumstance: The Prince banishes Romeo from Verona. He shows mercy because Romeo avenged Mercutio’s death, and Mercutio was a relative of the Prince.
Juliet – Act 3 Lines 112-113 pg. 642″Tybalt is dead, and Romeo-banished.”That “banished,” that one word “banished,”circumstance: Juliet says that banishment is worse than death.
Friar – Act 3 Lines 109 – 110 pg. 646″Art thou a man? Thy form cries out thou art;Thy tears are womanish, thy wild acts denote.”circumstance: Man up! Friar scolds Romeo and tells him this expression of grief and anger are inappropriate.
Juliet – Act 3 scene 5, lines 1-3 pg. 649″Wilt thou be gone? It is not yet near day. It was the nightingale, and not the lark,That pierc’d the fearful hollow of thine ear.”circumstance: Juliet is reluctant to admit that it is almost morning. She does not want Romeo to leave.
Juliet – Act 3 Lines 54-57 pg. 652″O God, I have an ill-divining soul!Methinks I see there, now thou art so low,As one dead in the bottom of a tomb.Either my eyesight fails, or thou lookest pale.”circumstance: Foreshadowing. As Romeo descends the ladder from her balcony, Juliet thinks he looks as if he is dead in the bottom of a tomb.
Capulet Line 160 pg. 654″Hang thee, young baggage! Disobedient wretch!circumstance: Lord Capulet is angry with Juliet for refusing to marry Paris. He tells her to marry him on Thursday, or he will disown her.

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