The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet Act II

dramatic foil noun; one character who is paired with another (opposite)
prejury noun; the willful giving of false testimony under an oath or affirmation, before a competent tribunal, upon a point material to a legal inquiry
adieu interjection; goodbye; farewell
intercession noun; an interposing or pleading on behalf of another
rancor noun; bitter, rankling resentment or ill will; malice; hatred
scurvy noun; a disease; worthless; disguesting
knave noun; an unprincipled, untrustworthy, or dishonest person; servant
shrive verb; to impose penance on a sinner
poultice noun; a soft, moist mass of cloth, bread, meal, herbs, etc…, applied hot as a medication to the body
kinsmen noun; blood relative, espically a male
cunning adjective; showing or made with ingervity
variable adjective; apt or liable to vary; changable
procure verb; to obtain by care, effort, or by use of special means
vile adjective; wretchedly bad
sallow adjective; of a sickly, yellowish color
waverer adjective; one who changes
lamentable adjective; regrettable; unfortunate
unwieldy adjective; awkward
From what friends is Romeo hiding? He is hiding from Mercutio and Benvolio.
How does Mercutio tease Romeo in trying to get him to come back out to his friends? Mercutio mentions Rosaline.
Since Romeo does not react to Mercutio’s teasing, who must he have forgotten? Romeo must’ve forgotten Rosaline.
Why does Romeo say it is easy for Mercutio to tease him? Mercutio has never been in love.
Quote and restate the metaphor describing Juliet. “It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!” Rome means she is the brightest.
What reference does Romeo make of the stars? Juliet’s eyes.
Who does Romeo overhear speaking? Juliet
Why does Juliet say, “Wherefore art thou Romeo?” She isn’t allowed to love a Montague.
After Romeo appears, what is Juliet embarrassed about? He heard her talking to herself.
How does Romeo feel about his name? He does not want to be a Montague.
How does Romeo say he made it over the orchard walls? Romeo said he flew.
What will happen if Romeo is found in the orchard? Romeo will be killed.
What does Juliet want Romeo to say to her? That he loves her.
Why doesn’t Juliet want Romeo to swear by the moon? Because the moon changes too often.
What does Juliet say Romeo should do if he wants to marry her? To let her know tomorrow.
What does Juliet say about her and Romeo’s love? It is too rash and sudden.
At what time should Juliet send a messenger to Romeo? At nine o’clock
Complete Juliet’s famous quote and explain its meaning. “Parting is such a sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.” It means she doesn’t want to leave and have to wait until tomorrow to see Romeo again.

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