Romeo and Juliet scene summaries

1.1 A street fight breaks out between the families. Started by Gregory and Samson and Benvolio, Tybalt and everyone else. Prince Escalus threatens Capulets and Montague’s with death if they fight again. Benvolio and Romeo talk about why Romeo is sad- unrequited love with Rosaline.
1.2 Count Paris and Capulet talk about marriage to Juliet, Capulet invites him to a party. Capulet’s servant is sent out with the guest list. The serving man gets help from Romeo to read the list. Benvolio, Mercutio and Romeo hatch a plan to go to the party to see Rosaline or “examine other beauties.”
1.3 Lady Capulet informs Juliet of Paris’ marriage proposal. Juliet tells her that she has not though of marriage before, but considers his offer.
1.4 Romeo and company enter the party wearing masks. Romeo tells Mercutio of his dreams, Mercutio tells him of Queen Nab.
1.5 Capulet welcomes the disguised men. Romeo catches the eye of Juliet . Tybalt recognizes Romeo’s voice while he is speaking of Juliet. Romeo and Juliet fall in love and discover what family each belong to.
2.1 Romeo scales the wall of Capulet’s orchard. Mercutio and Benvolio look for Romeo.
2.2 Romeo overheard Juliet express her love for hime while he is in the garden. They meet and express their love for one another. They express their utual intrest in marriage.
2.3 Romeo hurries to Friar Lawrence to have him marry them. He agrees in hopes of resolving conflict between the two families.
2.4 Mercutio and Benvolio meet Romeo on the street. Romeo defeats Mercutio in a battle of wits. The nurse finds Romeo and tells Juliet to meet him in Friar Lawrence’s cell that afternoon to be married.
2.5 Juliet waits for the nurse to return with news from Romeo. She learns that she is to married to Romeo that afternoon.
2.6 Juliet meets Romeo at Friar Lawrence’s cell and they exit with the Friar to be married.
3.1 Mercutio and Benvolio encounter Tybalt on the streets. When Romeo arrives, he tries to provoke the men. Romeo refuses, Mercutio is killed. Enraged, Romeo kills Tybalt. The prince banishes Romeo from Verona.
3.2 Juliet wait for Romeo to come so they can consummate their marriage. The nurse arrives with news but at first is too distraught to tell her. Juliet greves Tybalt’s death, but is ultimately is saddened by Romeo’s death. The nurse promises to bring Romeo to Juliet that night.
3.3 Friar Lawrence informs Romeo that he had been banished. When the nurse arrives, he is greif stricken and tries to kill himself. The friar talks him down and lets him spend the night with Juliet but he must leave for Mantua in the morning.
3.4 Paris and Capulet talk about his impending marriage to Juliet. They agree to have them be married in three days
3.5 Romeo and Juliet separate in the morning. Lady Capulet announces that Juliet is to marry Paris. Juliet refuses and Capulet becomes enraged and threatens to kick her out if she doesn’t obey. The nurse agrees that Juliet should marry Paris and Juliet goes to Friar Lawrence for help.
4.1 Paris is talking to the Friar when Juliet arrives. When he leaves, Juliet threatens sucide is Friar Lawrance cannot prevent her second marriage. Friar gives her a potion that will make her appear dead the morning of her wedding.
4.2 Capulet prepares for the wedding when Juliet returns. Juliet apologizes for her rebellion, Capulet is delighted and move the wedding up to the next day and goes to tell Paris.
4.3 Juliet takes the potion from Friar Lawrence.
4.4 The Capulet’s stay awake all night to prepare for the wedding. Capulet orders the nurse to wake Juliet.
4.5 The nurse finds Juliet dead in her bed. The Capulet’s and the Friar prepare for a funeral.
5.1 Balthazar arrives in Mantua and informs Romeo of Juliet’s death. Romeo buys poison so her can join Juliet in the Capulet’s’ burial vault.
5.2 Friar John brings a letter back to Friar Lawrence, informing him that he was unable to deliver it to Romeo.
5.3 Paris visits Juliet’s tomb. Romeo arrives and Paris is killed. Romeo takes the poison and dies kissing Juliet. Friar Lawrence arrives to find Romeo dead and Juliet awake. Juliet kills herself. The watch arrives to find the bodies. The prince, Montagues, Capulaets and Friar arrives to find them dead. The families declare a truce.

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