romeo and juliet terms

banishment to expel from a place by authoritive decree; to put away
dexterity skill in preforming tasks
idolatry worship of idols; extreme love/admiration
reconcile restore friendly relations between; make harmony
exile the state of being barred from native country
fickle changing frequently
gallant someone who is brave/heroic
allusion indirect or passing reference
climax the most intense, exciting, or important point
dramatic structure the audience knows more about the story than the characters
symbol a thing that represents/stands for something else
theme night/day
theme sun/moon
theme love/hate
theme stars
theme good/evil
theme logic/emotion
theme death
theme religion
Friar Lawrence the person who helps Romeo and Juliet purse their marriage
example of symbol Juliet’s ring
example of symbol the stars
cursing montagues and capulets if romeo hadn’t go in the way or fought in the first place mercutio wouldn’t be dead and if tybalt didn’t stab him he wouldn’t be dead why does mercutio keep shouting a plague o’ both your houses?
made him feminine and not brave and girly wimp what does romeo say that juliet’s love has done to him?
he thinks he’s a victim of fate played by fate and it’s not his fault that he killed tybalt it was written in the stars why does romeo call himself fortune’s fool?
romeo tried to break up the fight and stood in between them but then tybalt stabbed mercutio and ran off when benvolio relates to the prince what happened what does he say romeo tried to before mercutio was killed?
lying because he is a montague and affection is making him false what does lady capulet accuse of benvolio of? why?
banished form Verona and if he is found he’ll be killed what is romeo’s punishment for killing tybalt?
so she can find out what’s new with romeo and when he’s coming why is juliet so impatient for the nurse to return?
first mad for killing tybalt. then guilty for calling romeo bad names. then realizes that he’d be dead if he didn’t kill tybalt. she’s happy that tybalt is dead then and then she is depressed that romeo is banished describe juliet’s rapidly changing attitudes towards romeo in scene 2
romeo being banished what piece of news upsets juliet the most?
find romeo and give him juliet’s ring and make sure he can come tonight what does the nurse promise to do?
really upset and would rather die because he can’t be with juliet if he’s banished explain romeo’s reaction to the news of his banishment
never felt this way doesn’t know how it is never been in this situation he’s not young and in love romeo tells friar lawerence that the priest cannot know or understand how romeo feels. why?
juliet would kill herself he’s lucky because he avoided death by tybalt and the prince what argument does friar lawerence use to prevent romeo from killing himself?
juliet’s ring what does the nurse give romeo?
she will be married on thursday what does capulet tell his wife to say to juliet
it’s night (that’s the nightingale not the lark – that’s a meteror not the sun) and we still have time as romeo is preparing to leave juliet, what argument does she use to convince him to stay?
she accepts that it is morning and if he doesn’t leave he’ll be killed later why does juliet think romeo should leave?
pale; dead-looking; dead man in a tomb because he’s so far down just as romeo is about to descend the rope ladder and leave juliet what does juliet say about the way romeo looks?
tybalt’s death Why did Lady Capulet think Juliet was crying?
find someone that will get the poison and she herself will personally mix it and give it to Romeo when lady capulet threatens to send someone to mantua to poison Romeo what does juliet say?
really angry she’d rather die or marry romeo whom her mother thinks she hates after lady capulet breaks the news about paris what is juliet’s response?
kill herself if juliet’s mother does not arrange to delay the marriage what will juliet do?
upset; worked hard to find juliet a suitable husband threatens to disown her what is capulet’s reaction to juliet’s threats
forget about romeo and start over with paris what is the nurse’s advice to juliet
betrayed never trust her again how does juliet’s attitude towards the nurse change?
go to confession and be forgiven of her sins what scheme does juliet devise to get rid of the nurse and to get out of the house?
the fight when romeo kills tybalt climax of the act
romeo’s tragic flaw doesn’t think things out does things without thinking acts without thinking
Why does Mercutio decide to fight Tybalt? He is ashamed that Romeo will not defend his own honor and so defends it for him
Why does Romeo finally kill Tybalt? He avenges the death of Mercutio
What penalty is the penalty for Romeo after Tybalt’s death? He will be banished from Verona. If he returns, he will pay with his life.
Who tells Juliet of Tybalt’s death? The Nurse.
Where does Romeo go to hide after he kills Tybalt? Friar Lawrence’s cell.
What does Capulet say he will do if Juliet does not marry Parris? He will disown her and throw her out into the streets
What advice does the nurse give Juliet? What reasons does she give? T o forget Romeo and marry Paris who is better anyway.
To whom does Juliet go for help? Friar Lawrence
How does Juliet speak to Juliet about their marriage when she meets him at Friar Laurence’s cell? she is mostly negative and gives him sarcasm
How is Juliet’s behavior with her father different from the last time they met? she is calm, and asks for his forgiveness; agrees to marry Paris
What complication arises in this scene in regards to the Friar’s plan? the wedding is moved to Wednesday
How does the Friar attempt to comfort the Nurse’s and the Capulets’ distress at Juliet’s “death”? she is in a better place, heaven will give her eternal life
What does Paris think of Juliet’s state of mind when he visits Friar Laurence? she is deep in mourning for Tybalt
Friar Laurence thinks Juliet is brave enough to take the sleeping potion because… if she is brave enough to die, she is brave enough to fake death
Juliet surprises Capulet on her return from Friar Laurence’s cell by.. agreeing to marry Paris and act as an obedient daughter
While Juliet puts Friar Laurence’s plans into action, she asks Nurse to.. stay with Lady Capulet for the night
In her soliloquy, Juliet admits that.. she is afraid and scared of death
How is Juliet’s supposed death discovered? Nurse goes to wake Juliet on her wedding day
What lie does Juliet tell her father when he asks her where she has been? she says she was at confession with Friar Laurence
Why do you think the wedding day is pushed ahead from Wednesday to Thursday? Juliet has finally agreed and given her consent to marrying Paris
What is Juliet’s plan to do if the potion doesn’t work? stab herself with a dagger
Why does Juliet worry after she drinks the potion? -could kill her-wake up too early-go insane in the crypt
Who discovers Juliet’s body? Nurse

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