Romeo and Juliet Study Guide Questions
questions ms. ponzio gave us to answer as we go.... ya right
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What does it mean that Romeo and Juliet are "star-crossed" lovers?
their love is fated by the stars
What are Sampson and Gregory talking about at the beginning of the play?
the grudge btw the Montagues and Capulets
What does Benvolio do when he encounters the servants fighting?
try to make peace/stop their fighting
Who makes the fight much worse after Benvolio arrives?
What does Montague notice about his son Romeo?
Romeo is sad and keeping to himself
Why has Romeo been so moody lately?
Rosaline does not love him back--unrequited love
What does Paris want from Capulet?
Capulet's permission for Paris to marry Juliet
How does Capulet respond?
Juliet is too young, only if Juliet agrees
How do Romeo and Benvolio find out about the party at the Capulet house?
a servant who does not know how to read asks them to read the guest list
How does Benvolio convince Romeo to come along?
Benvolio tells Romeo he'll find someone else and it will help him get over Rosaline
Romeo agrees to go but doesn't believe him
What do Lady Capulet and the nurse want Juliet to do?
Juliet to marry Paris
How does Juliet respond?
She does not want to marry, and won't marry Paris
Why does Romeo say that he can't dance?
Romeo is too sad about Rosaline not loving him back
What prediction does Romeo make about this night?
He thinks that bad things will happen
Who recognizes Romeo's voice?
How does Capulet respond to the noise?
Tells Tybalt to ignore them
Following the Prince's advice
What happens between Romeo and Juliet?
They meet, talk, and kiss
What news about Juliet saddens Romeo?
Juliet is a Capulet
How does Juliet react when she learns that Romeo is a Montague?
"Grave is my wedding bed"
Why is the love between Romeo and Juliet a difficult thing?
Their families are feuding
What is Mercutio's attitude towards love?
Love and war are connected
What do Mercutio and Benvolio decide to do?
leave Romeo to himself
How does Romeo feel as he watches Juliet?
She's extremely beautiful
About what is Juliet upset?
She cannot be with Romeo because of his name
What does Juliet say about names?
They are unnecessary and people can still be themselves with different names
What does Juliet tell Romeo not to hold against her?
what Juliet says when she does not know Romeo is listening
What does Romeo want from Juliet?
Her to marry him
When are Romeo and Juliet going to meet again?
the next day, when they will marry
How does the friar view the gifts of the earth?
thinks that using/manipulating evil can make it good
foreshadowing Romeo and Juliet's death end feud
What does Romeo want the friar to do?
The friar to marry Romeo and Juliet the next day
How does the friar react initially?
the friar is surprised at Romeo's change in affection and is skeptical of his true feelings
Why does the friar then seem to agree?
the friar thinks that their marriage might solve the families feud
What message has Tybalt sent to the Montagues?
he wants to fight
About what does the nurse seem worried?
that Romeo is like his friends (i.e. Mercutio) and will mislead/hurt Juliet
What message does the nurse give Juliet?
that her and Romeo will marry at Friar Laurence's cell later that day
How does the friar advise Romeo to love?
carefully and slowly
"wisely and slow, they stumble that run fast."
What does the friar do for them at the end of the scene?
the friar marries Romeo and Juliet
Why does Benvolio think that he and Mercutio should go somewhere else?
Benvolio doesn't want Mercutio to get in a fight
Why does Tybalt want to fight Romeo?
Romeo went to the Capulet's party.
Why does Romeo say that he now loves Tybalt?
because they are equal, but really because him and Tybalt are now related
What happens to Mercutio?
Tybalt kills him
What happens to Tybalt?
Romeo kills him
Why doesn't Lady Capulet believe Benvolio's story?
She is too angry/sad about Tybalt's death to be rational
What declaration does Lady Capulet make about Romeo?
Romeo should be killed
What does the Prince say must be done with Romeo now?
Romeo must be exiled
Why does Juliet want night to arrive so quickly?
Romeo is going to Juliet that night
Who does Juliet think was killed?
Romeo because the Nurse was unclear
How does Juliet react initially when she hears of Tybalt's death?
relieved it wasn't Romeo but still sad
Why does she then change her mind?
it is worse in her mind that Romeo is exiled
Where is Romeo hiding?
with Friar Laurence
What is the nurse going to do for Juliet?
go get Romeo so that he can go to Juliet that night
Why does Romeo think that banishment is worse than death?
he cannot be with Juliet if he is banished
How does the friar respond to this reaction of Romeo's?
the friar tells Romeo to be thankful he isn't being killed
What plan does the friar then make for Romeo?
he will go to Juliet that night, then he will go to Mantua while the friar works on a way to allow him to come back
What decision has Capulet made for Juliet?
Juliet will marry Paris that week
Of what is Juliet trying to convince Romeo at the beginning of this scene?
to stay with her
What makes her change her mind?
the fact that if Romeo is found he will be killed
Why does Lady Capulet think that Juliet is crying?
She thinks Juliet is still upset over Tybalt's death
What plan does Lady Capulet have for Romeo?
to convince the Prince to have him killed
How does Lord Capulet react to the news that Juliet will not marry Paris?
he's furious and threatens her
1. kick her out
2. not acknowledge her
What advice does the nurse give?
to marry Paris because Romeo is gone
Where is Juliet going at the end of the scene?
To Friar Laurence to get his help and advice on what to do
What is Friar Laurence's idea?
for Juliet to take a drug so that she looks dead and then Romeo will come to take her to mantua
What lie does Juliet tell her father when he asks where she ha been?
Does Juliet tell the nurse of her plan?
Why do you think the wedding day is pushed ahead from Thursday to Wednesday?
because Capulet is impulsive, and so that Juliet doesn't change her mind
What does Juliet plan to do if the potion does not work?
What does Juliet worry briefly about before she drinks the potion?
Who discovers Juliet's body?
What does Friar Laurence encourage Capulet to do after discovering Juliet's death?
put Juliet in the tomb for the Capulets
b/c he knows about the plan
Based on previous evidence and on previous decisions that you have reached, do you believe that Capulet is sincere when he says, "And with my child my joys are buried?" Why did it take him so long to realize how much his daughter meant to him?
Yes, because Capulet always took Juliet for granted, he never thought about his life without her but when she is gone he is depressed.
How is Friar Laurence's remark "The woman is best married who dies a young bride" a misstatement?
Juliet was married to Romeo and she is not actually dead and she never married Paris??
Why is Romeo in such a good mood?
he dreamed he was with Juliet
What news does Balthasar bring Romeo?
What plan does Romeo make?
to go to Verona and kill himself beside Juliet
How does Romeo procure the substance he wants?
he pays a lot of money to a poor apothecary
Why was Friar John unable to deliver Friar Laurence's letter to Romeo?
he was quarantined to avoid the plague
What does Friar Laurence say that he is going to do?
break Juliet out of the tomb himself and then wait until he can get a new message to Romeo
Why is Paris at the Capulet vault?
to see Juliet one last time
What does Romeo tell Balthasar?
he'll kill Balthasar if he interferes
What does Balthasar say that he will do?
What does Paris try to do to Romeo?
make him leave
How does Romeo react?
What happens to Paris?
What does Romeo say about Juliet's appearance?
beautiful, look as if she is alive even though she is "dead"
What does the Friar say Juliet should do when she awakens?
go become a nun
What does Juliet do?
What happened to Lady Montague?
dies of grief of Romeo's banishment
What piece of evidence supports Friar Laurence's story?
Romeo's suicide note
What happens between the Capulets and the Montagues?
the make peace
What do the families say they will do to honor their children?
make statues of them
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