Romeo and Juliet Scenes

Act 1, Scene 1 Sampson and Gregory fight the Montague servants. Tybalt and Benvolio intervene. Romeo is sad about something.
Act 1, Scene 2 Paris asks Capulet for Juliet’s hand in marriage. Romeo and Benvolio decide to go to the feast.
Act 1, Scene 3 Lady Capulet tells Juliet Paris wants to marry her and Juliet shows her naivete.
Act 1, Scene 4 Queen Mab speech.
Act 1, Scene 5 Tybalt recognizes Romeo and wants to fight him at the party but Capulet forbids him. Romeo and Juliet fall in love and later realise that they are from opposing families.
Act 2 Scene 1 Romeo doesn’t go home with his friends and instead jumps the Capulet wall to be with Juliet
Act 2 Scene 2 Balcony scene. Romeo prepares his wedding and sets off to Friar Lawrence.
Act 2 Scene 3 Friar Lawrence comments on how there is good and evil in both humans and plants. Friar Lawrence criticizes Romeo for making such a hasty jump from Rosaline to Juliet.
Act 2 Scene 4 Ben. and Mercitio are looking for Romeo and make fun of the Nurse. The Nurse tells Romeo to get a ladder and also expresses her anger toward him because the Nurse thinks Romeo doesn’t really love Juliet.
Act 2 Scene 5 The Nurse teases Juliet by delaying the news. Juliet is to go to the Friar’s cell to be married.
Act 2 Scene 6 The young couple express their love and are wed offstage.
Act 3 Scene 1 Mercutio is killed in defending Romeo because Romeo would not fight Tybalt (who is now Romeo’s brother). Romeo, in fury, kills Tybalt. Romeo is banished.
Act 3 Scene 2 Juliet leans of Romeo’s banishment and Tybalt’s death. She briefly turns against her husband.
Act 3 Scene 3 Romeo tries to kill himself out of grief. Friar tells Romeo to go to Juliet and then to Mantua. The Nurse gives Romeo the ring from Juliet.
Act 3 Scene 4 Acting on impulse, Capulet instructs Paris to marry Juliet the day after tomorrow to elevate the families spirits.
Act 3 Scene 5 Juliet shows her maturity when she makes Romeo leave. They had sex. Juliet refuses to marry Paris and goes to Friar for advice. She threatens suicide also.
Act 4 Scene 1 The Friar and Juliet come up with a plan to avoid the wedding and then escape to Romeo.
Act 4 Scene 2 The wedding is moved up to the next day.
Act 4 Scene 3 When she is alone, Juliet drinks the potion.
Act 4 Scene 4 The wedding preparations continue to be made and Capulet sends the Nurse to wake Juliet.
Act 4 Scene 5 The Nurse tries to awaken Juliet but finds her dead. Everybody cries.
Act 5 Scene 1 Romeo learns of Juliet’s “death” and buys poison from an apothecary.
Act 5 Scene 2 Friar John explains to Lawrence why the letter wasn’t delivered (quarantine) and Lawrence gets a crowbar to free Juliet from the coffin and prevent Romeo from killing himself.
Act 5 Scene 3 Romeo and Paris are both mourning at Juliet’s grave and then fight each other. Romeo kills Paris, then self. Juliet awakens to find Romeo dead and proceeds to also kill herself. Friar Lawrence had tripped over something and couldn’t save any one. A statue is then dedicated to the young lovers and the families stop fighting.

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