Act 2 scene 1-2
Terms in this set (14)
What does Mercutio say about "blind love"?
That blind love cannot hit its mark.
With whom do Mercutio and Benvolio think Romeo is in love in this scene?
Mercutio and Benvolio thinks Romeo still has feelings for Rosaline.
Romeo repeats the light and dark images he introduced when he saw Juliet for the 1st
time. Why does Romeo compare Juliet to the sun?
she has light skin.
Why does he want the sun to kill the envious moon?
He makes the contrast of Rosaline to the envious moon, and Juliet to the sun. When the sun comes out, the moon goes away
Why is the moon envious?
Because Juliet actually brings sunshine and beauty to life.
Why does he compare Juliet's eyes to the stars?
Juliet has eyes that shine like stars.
Why is this comparison another example of foreshadowing?
Because these two lovers are doomed to fall.
explain what Juliet says about names. What does this say about how she feels about the families' feud?
She says that the labels that their families put on them should not matter if it is true love.
Juliet asks how Romeo got into the orchard and why he was willing to risk death for her. Paraphrase (put into your own words) his response.
That he'd rather die knowing that Juliet accepts and then live with her refusal.
Why is Juliet embarrassed in this scene?
She was thinking out loud to herself and she was talking highly of Romeo.
Why does she ask Romeo not to swear by the moon?
Because the moon changing phases.
Juliet speaks of her fears in lines 116-119 - what is her fear?
She fell in love with Romeo too soon.
What does Juliet ask Romeo to do the next day?
Send her letter asking for her hand in marriage.
What does Romeo tell Juliet he will do the following day?
He goes to the priest and asks for help from him. He wants guidance for what happened that night.
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