Setting the Scene of Romeo and Juliet, Part 2 Quiz

Montague: Many a morning hath he there been seen,With tears augmenting the fresh morning’s dew,Adding to clouds more clouds with his deep sighs:But all so soon as the all-cheering sunShould in the furthest east begin to draw The shady curtains from Aurora’s bed,Away from light steals home my heavy son,And private in his chamber pens himself,Shuts up his windows, locks fair daylight out,And makes himself an artificial night.According to this excerpt, what is causing Montague’s concerns about Romeo? Romeo has been crying and shutting himself away in his darkened room.
Three civil brawls, bred of an airy word, By thee, old Capulet, and Montague,Have thrice disturb’d the quiet of our streets,And made Verona’s ancient citizensCast by their grave beseeming ornaments,To wield old partisans, in hands as old, Canker’d with peace, to part your canker’d hate.Which best paraphrases why the prince is angry with Capulet and Montague? Their families have recently started three street fights.
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? Juliet is too young and not ready to be married for another two years.
Benvolio: At this same ancient feast of Capulet’s, Sups the fair Rosaline, whom thou so lov’st,With all the admired beauties of Verona:Go thither; and, with unattainted eyeCompare her face with some that I shall show,And I will make thee think thy swan a crow.Which is the best paraphrase of Benvolio’s lines? Once you see other beautiful girls at the party, you will see that Rosaline is not so special.
Which thou wilt propagate to have it press’dWith more of thine: this love that thou hast shownDoth add more grief to too much of mine own.Which is the best paraphrase of Romeo’s lines? Your love and concern are making me feel even worse.
Romeo: Alas! that love, whose view is muffled still,Should, without eyes, see pathways to his will. Where shall we dine? O me! What fray was here?Yet tell me not, for I have heard it all.Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love:Why then, O brawling love! O loving hate!O any thing! of nothing first create. O heavy lightness! serious vanity!Mis-shapen chaos of well-seeming forms!Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health!Still-waking sleep, that is not what it is!This love feel I, that feel no love in this. Dost thou not laugh?Which lines from the excerpt support the inference that Romeo is emotionally conflicted? Check all that apply. ✘ Should, without eyes, see pathways to his will.✘ Yet tell me not, for I have heard it all.✓ O heavy lightness! serious vanity!✓ Mis-shapen chaos of well-seeming forms!✓ Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health!✘ Dost thou not laugh?
Prince: Rebellious subjects, enemies to peace,Profaners of this neighbour-stained steel,—Will they not hear? What ho! you men, you beasts,That quench the fire of your pernicious rage With purple fountains issuing from your veins,On pain of torture, from those bloody handsThrow your mis-temper’d weapons to the ground,And hear the sentence of your moved prince.What inference can be made about the prince from this dialogue? He is angry with both families for fighting in the streets again.
So early walking did I see your son:Towards him I made; but he was ware of me, And stole into the covert of the wood:I, measuring his affections by my own,That most are busied when they’re most alone,Pursu’d my humour not pursuing his,And gladly shunn’d who gladly fled from me.What stops Benvolio from approaching Romeo? Benvolio noticed that Romeo purposely hid from him.
And hear the sentence of your moved prince.Three civil brawls, bred of an airy word, By thee, old Capulet, and Montague,Have thrice disturb’d the quiet of our streets,And made Verona’s ancient citizensCast by their grave beseeming ornaments,To wield old partisans, in hands as old, Canker’d with peace, to part your canker’d hate.If ever you disturb our streets againYour lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.What will happen if the Capulets and Montagues disturb the peace again? They will be punished by death.
Benvolio: Groan! why, no;But sadly tell me who.Romeo: Bid a sick man in sadness make his will;Ah! word ill urg’d to one that is so ill. In sadness, cousin, I do love a woman. Romeo is in love with a woman.

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