When Paris comes to discuss his wedding plans with Friar Lawrence, the friar tells him, "You say you do ot know the lady's mind./ Uneven is the course I like it not"
Why doesn't the friar like the plans?
He knows Juliet is already married to Romeo.
Paris responds to Friar Lawrence by saying. "Immoderately she weeps for Tybalt's death/ And therefore have I little talked of love."
Why is this dramatic irony?
Juliet weeps because Romeo is banished, not for Tybalt.
Act IV is mainly about...
Juliet's plan to avoid marrying Paris. Friar Lawrence helps her with this.
When Juliet asks Friar Lawrence to help her prevent the marriage to Paris, he offers her a kind of hope/ which raves as desperate an execution/ as that is desperate which we would prevent/ a thing like death to chide away this shame...
What does his promised remedy hint at?
Two days before her wedding to Paris, Juliet tells Friar Lawrence all the things she would rather do than marry Paris. Which lines from that monologue predict the outcome of the play?
"... Or bid me go into a new-made grave / And hide me with a dead man in his shroud ..."
Which word best describes Friar Lawrence's role in dealing with Juliet?
Ally (helpful, caring friend)
How does Capulet respond when Juliet tells him she will marry Paris?
He is pleased and eager to move ahead.
In Scene ii Juliet describes her meeting with Paris to her father: "I met the youthful lord at Lawrence' cell / And gave him what becomèd love I might, / Not stepping o'er the bounds of modesty." What accounts for her modesty?
Her love for Romeo
In Scene iii, before she takes the potion and after her mother and the nurse have left, Juliet says, "I have a faint cold fear thrills through my veins / That almost freezes up the heat of life." What might this remark lead one to predict?
Something will go wrong with the plan of feigning death.
Which of the following is not one of Juliet's anxieties about taking the potion?
Romeo will not receive word of the scheme in Mantua.
Juliet fears madness in the tomb should she wake early because
ghosts, grisly sights, and poor air may make her crazy.
Which of the following quotations from Juliet's speeches in Act IV is an example of dramatic irony?
"Nurse, will you go with me into my closet / To help me sort such needful ornaments / As you think fit to furnish me tomorrow?"
In Scene v, Juliet is discovered, apparently dead. Thus far, Friar Lawrence's plan
has fooled Capulet, but not the nurse.
When Capulet says "Death is my son-in-law," he means
Juliet is now joined with death instead of with Paris.
After the nurse discovers Juliet in bed on the day of the wedding, Capulet delivers a speech that ends with these lines: "Death lies on her like an untimely frost / Upon the sweetest flower of all the field." What makes this speech an example of dramatic irony?
Juliet is actually sleeping.
At the beginning of Act V, Romeo recounts a dream he has just had. Which of the following lines from his opening monologue hints at the outcome of the play?
"I dreamt my lady came and found me dead ..."
What causes Friar Lawrence's important message to Romeo to go astray?
His messenger is unexpectedly detained for a day.
Why does Romeo decide to poison himself after he learns of Juliet's death?
He loses his interest in living.
Which of the following is not an effect of Juliet's taking the potion Friar Lawrence provides?
Lady Montague dies.
What causes Friar Lawrence to go to the churchyard?
His message to Romeo was not delivered, so he has to assist Juliet when she wakes.
What does Romeo mean when he says to Paris, "I love thee better than myself, / For I come hither armed against myself"?
He is telling Paris that he has no wish to fight with him, that in fact, he has come here to kill himself.
What does Romeo notice when he gazes upon Juliet in the tomb?
That her cheeks are rosy and she is still fair
Which of the following events is the most direct cause of Romeo's and Juliet's deaths?
Friar John's delay
Which of Romeo's character traits contributes to his downfall?
the desire for revenge
acting without thought
not able to make a decision
continuing to feel depressed and gloomy (sad)
a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
A long, uninterrupted speech presented in front of other characters
one person alone on stage making a long speech