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Romeo and Juliet

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Lord Capulet
Arranges Juliet's marriage to Paris
Prince
Banishes Romeo instead of killing him
Lady Montague
Dies of grief because of her sons banishment
Juliet
is a Capulet in love with a Montague
Tybalt
is a Capulet killed by Romeo
Friar Lawrence
is a holy man who devises plans for Romeo and Juliet
Paris
is a kinsman to the prince killed by Romeo
Mercutio
is a kinsman to the prince killed by Tybalt
Romeo
is a Montague in love with a Capulet
Benvolio
is a peacemaker who often tells about the fights
Lady Capulet
is Juliet's mother
Lord Montague
is Romeo's father
Chorus
is the name for the narrorator of the story in the first two acts
Nurse
serves as a messanger between Romeo and Juliet
The apothecary
sells poison to Romeo
Metaphor
is a comparison in which one thing is called another
Simile
is a comparison using "LIKE" or "AS"
theme
Is a main or recurring idea
Pun
the use words that sound alike but have different meanings
tragedy
is a serious play in which the main character dies
Paradox
is a situation which seems false but its true
Soliloquy
is a speech in which the actor shares his innerost feelings
Aside
is a line which the audience hears, but the other characters do not
Allusion
is a reference to another work or event
Personification
is giving humans traits to non-living things
Montague
Alas, my liege, my wife is dead tonight; Grief of my son's exile hath stopp'd her breath: what further woe conspires against mine age?
Prince
I will be deaf to pleading and excuses; Nor tears nor prayers shall purchase out abuses: Therefore use none: let Romeo hence in haste, Else, when he's found, that our in his last
Benvolio
Go thrither; and, with unattained eye, Compare her face with some that I shall show, And I will make thee think thy swan a crow.
Romeo
But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.
Balthasar
I saw her laid low in her kindred's vault, and presently took post to tell you: O pardon me for bringing these ill news, Scince you did leave it for my office, sir.
Juliet
My only love sprung from my only hate
Mercutio
Help me into some house, Benvolio, Or I shall faint. A plague o'both your houses! They have made worms' meat of me: I have it, and soundly too: your houses!
Lord Capulet
Thursday is near; lay hand on heart, advise: An you be mine, I'll give you to my friend; And you be not, hang, beg, starve, die in streets,
Apothecary
Put this in any liquid thing you will, And drink it off; and, if you had the strength Of twenty men, it would dispatch you straight
Friar Lawrence
Therefore love moderately; long love doth so; Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.
Paris
This is the banish'd haughty Montague, That murder'd my love's cousin, with which grief, It is supposed, the fair creature died; And here is come to do some villanous shame To the dead bodies: I will apprehend him.
Juliet
What's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; So Romeo would, were he not Romoe call'd, Retain that dear perfection which he owes Without that title
Chorus
Two household, both alike in diginity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.
Lady Capulet
Marry, my child, early next Thursday morn, The gallant, young and noble gentleman, The county Paris, at saint peter's church, Shall happily make thee there a joyful bride
Tybalt
What, drawn, and talk of peace! I hate that word, As I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee: Have at thee, coward!
Nurse
Your love says, like an honest gentleman, and a courteous, and a kind, and a handsome, and, I warrant, a virtuous, -- Where is your mother?
they are alike in dignity
How do the Capulets and the Montagues compare in social status
nurse
Who raised Juliet from birth
she does not want to marry him
How does Juliet feel about Paris
the servant is illiterate so he asks Romeo to read the names
How do Romeo and his friends get the guest list for the Capulets party
He tells Tybalt to ignore them so as no to ruin the party
How does Capulet respond to having Romeo and his friends at his party
Love at first sight
Romeo and juliet experience what
13
How old is juliet
yes
Do Romeo and Juliet ever discover that they are from feuding families
no
Do Mercutio and Benvolio know of Romoes love for Juliet
yes
Did Romeo and Juliet stay in love
It will end the feud between them
Friar Lawrence thinks Romeo and Juliets marriage could do what for the families
Romeo, Juliet and the Nurse
Besides Friar Lawrence, Romeo and Juliets wedding is attended by whom
She thinks it was Romeo who died
When Juliet first hears about Tybalts death, what does she think has happened
Banishment ( because he can not be with Juliet)
Romeo thinks what is a punishment worse then death
Paris
The Nurse advises Juliet to marry whom after Romoes banishment
The Capulet tomb
Where is Juliet put after her "death"
It is poison; waking up alone; suffocated to death; it won't work etc.
What fears does Juliet experience before taking the potion
They cry and wail, and turn the party into a funeral
How does Juliets household react after her "death"
To kill her self
At one point, Juliet threatens to do what if Friar Lawrence does not help her
Poison
What does Romeo buy from the apothecary
He is quarantined and prevented to enter the center
why didn't Friar John deliver the letter to Romeo
Romeo kids him
How did Paris die
To see if there was any poison left on his lips
Why does Juliet kiss Romeo when she sees him dead
The families make amends. They offer to raise gold statues of each others children.
What is the relationship of the families like at the end of the play ( how do we know)
Iamb
Second syllable is stresses
Iambic pentameter
What is romeo and juliet written in
Iambic Pentameter
Five two syllable Iambs
Pros
Regular old writting
Pros
Many of shakespeares lines were written in what
To create emphasis on passionate, introspective, (facing inward) and momentous scences
Why did he use Iambic Pentameter
To make the wedding arrangements
Why does Paris go to Friar Laurence's cell
Old Time Verona ( Italy)
what is the setting of the play
the servants insult one another
how does the first brawl start
Benvolio means good natured/ he is a peacemaker in the play/ Mercutio means that he has rapidly changing emotions
What do Mercutio and Benvolio's names mean and reveal about their characters
Mantua
Where is Romeo sent
Balthasar
Who tells romeo the Juliet is dead