Romeo and Juliet Review

In Act V, scene i of Romeo and Juliet, what role does Balthasar play in the catastrophe? NOT C. He forgets to deliver a letter to Romeo.
Which are elements of a Shakespearean tragedy? Check all that apply. A wise characterA farfetched ending A flawed heroAn emotional releaseA misunderstanding A major catastrophe NOT C, E, F
In Act V, scene i of Romeo and Juliet, what role does the Apothecary play in the catastrophe? B. He sells Romeo the fatal poison.
Read the excerpt from Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet. Capulet: As rich shall Romeo by his lady lie; Poor sacrifices of our enmity! Which theme of Romeo and Juliet is reflected in this excerpt? NOT B. Hatred is not as powerful a force as love
Read the excerpt from Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet. Capulet: O brother Montague! Give me thy hand: This is my daughter’s jointure, for no more can I demand. Montague: But I can give thee more; For I will raise her statue in pure gold; This dialogue represents which element of a Shakespearean tragedy? NOT A. A misunderstanding
Read the excerpt from Act V, scene i of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo: Is it even so? then I defy you, stars! Thou know’st my lodging: get me ink and paper, and hire post-horses; I will hence to-night. Balthasar: I do beseech you, sir, have patience: Your looks are pale and wild, and do import some misadventure. Which of Romeo’s tragic flaws is best reflected in the dialogue? D. His reckless nature
Read the excerpt from Act V, scene i of Romeo and Juliet. See what a scourge is laid upon your hate, That heaven finds means to kill your joys with love;Which theme from Romeo and Juliet is reflected in this excerpt? B. Fate plays a role in determining the outcome of events
Romeo and Juliet’s final fate in Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet represents which element of Shakespearean tragedy? B. An unhappy ending
Which elements cause the catastrophe in Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet? Check all that apply. Romeo mistakenly believes Juliet is dead when he sees her lying in the tomb The prince scolds both the Capulet and Montague families for their behavior Juliet acts rashly after she awakens and finds Romeo’s lifeless body next to her. Friar Laurence does not reach Romeo in time to tell him that Juliet is aliveRomeo writes a letter to Balthasar explaining his decision that he shows to the families A, C, D
How does friar laurence contribute to the catastrophe in Romeo and Juliet? Check all that apply He convinces Juliet not to marry Paris He informs the families about the marriageHe marries Romeo and Juliet in secretHe reveals to Romeo that Juliet is deadHe provides Juliet with the potion C, E
Read the line from Hamlet cited in Shakespeare: The World as Stage. Barnardo: Who’s there? What does this line most likely show about the setting of the scene? B. It is dark because Barnardo has trouble seeing the other guard.
Based on the prologue, what is the main conflict in Romeo and Juliet? C. Romeo’s family and Juliet’s family are enemies.
Which line from the prologue of Romeo and Juliet reveals the ending of the play? D. A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life
Read this excerpt from the prologue of Romeo and Juliet.Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay out scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. In addition to introducing two families in the play, this excerpt helps B. Build interest about what happens in the story.
Read this excerpt from the prologue of Romeo and Juliet. The fearful passage of their death-mark’d love, And the continuance of their parents’ rage, Which, but their children’s end, nought could remove, Is now the two hours’ traffick of our stage; Which best states the purpose of this excerpt? D.It foreshadows the outcome of the play.
Read the prologue of Romeo and Juliet. The which if you with patient ears attend, Which best restates this line? C. Listen well and carefully to our show.
Read these lines from the prologue of Romeo and Juliet. And the continuance of their parents’ rage, which, but their children’s end, naught could remove, What is the best paraphrasing of these lines? B. Nothing but their children’s deaths could stop the parents’ anger.
Read the last line of the prologue of Romeo and Juliet. What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend. Which best restates the meaning of this line? NOT B. This prologue does not disclose all the juicy details of the story.
The purpose of paraphrasing Shakespeare’s text is to B. Make the language easier to understand.
Read the excerpt from Act I, scene i of Romeo and Juliet. Benvolio: Groan! Why, no;But sadly tell me who. Romeo: But a sick man in sadness make his will; Ah! word ill urg’d to one that is to so ill. In sadness, cousin, I do love a woman. What is the cause of Romeo’s despair? D. Romeo is in love with a woman.
Read the excerpt from Act I, scene ii of Romeo and Juliet. Capulet: But saying o’er what I have said before: My child is yet a stranger in the world, She hath not seen the change of fourteen years; Let two more summers wither in their prideEre we may think her ripe to be a bride. Which is the best paraphrase of Capulet’s lines? D. Juliet is too young and not ready to be married for another two years.
Read the excerpt from Act I, scene i of Romeo and Juliet. Capulet: What noise is this? Give me my long sword, ho! Lady Capulet: A crutch, a crutch! Why call you for a sword? Capulet: My sword, I say! Old Montague is come, and flourishes his blade in spite of me. Enter MONTAGUE and LADY MONTAGUE Montague: Thou villain Capulet! Hold me not; let me go. Lady Montague: Thou shalt not stir one foot to seek a foe. What inference can be made about Lady Capulet and Lady Montague from this dialogue? B. They are more concerned with keeping the peace than their husbands are.
Read the excerpt from Act I, scene ii of Romeo and Juliet. Benvolio: At this same ancient feast of Capulet’s, Sups with the fair Rosaline, whom thou so lov’st, With the admired beauties of Verona: Go

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