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Romeo AND Juliet act 1 & 2

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Why does prince call the capulets call the capulets and the montages "Rebellious subjects, enemies to peace, / Profaners of this neighbor-stained steep"?
The two families have been feuding
How does Romeo feel when he thinks of Rosaline in Scene 1
Sad
Benvolio suggests that Romeo go to a party that Rosaline will also attend and "with unattainted eye / Compare her face with some that I shall show." Benvolio hopes to show Romeo that
There are many beautiful women in the world besides rosaline
Lord capulet suggests that Paris
Try to win juliets heart
Which character provides comic relief in Scene 3?
The nurse
The conversation between Tybalt and Lord capulet at the party reveals that tybalt is?
Agressive
Which event during the Capulets party in Scene 5 takes place first?
Tybalt recognizes romeo
What two reasons make Lord capulet unwilling to let Paris marry Juliet?
1) Capulet believes his daughter is too young for marriage. She is almost fourteen, and he would like her to wait another two years,

2) Capulet believes the Juliet should agree to her marriage as well. He is willing to give permission, but who she marries will ultimately be her own decision.
Benvolio offers advice to Romeo, and lord capulet offers similar advice to Paris. What is this advice?
Both get advice to go to the party and check out girls. Paris should pay particular attention to Juliet.
In Scene 3, lady capulet tells Juliet to consider marriage because
Paris wants to marry her
In Scene 4, what reason does Romeo give for wanting to avoid the capulets party?
Romeo is still in love with Rosaline and the Capulets are their sworn enemy. He doesn't want to get into a "fray." The Prince has threatened death to those who disturb the peace.
Romeo says "It is my lady ; O, it is my love! / O that she knew she were!" Which sentence best paraphrase his meaning?
She [juliet] is the one i love, and i wish i knew it
During juliets soliloquy in scene 2, Romeo asks, "Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this?" (Line 37) Shakespeare uses this aside to show that Romeo
Does not know if he should reveal his presence to juliet
I'm scene 2 Juliet expresses the fear that her love for Romeo
She is afraid that romeo might not love her and make her look like a fool
In Scene 3, why is friar Laurence concerned about romeo's request to marry Juliet?
Romeo falls in love too quickly
Tybalt writes a letter to romeo
Challenging romeo to a duel because romeo attended the capulets banquet without an invitation
What plan does Romeo share with the Nurse in Scene 4?
Juliet will say that she is going to confession, but she will marry romeo instead
Which detail shows how Shakespeare uses the nurse to provide comic relief?
She uses the word 'confidence' instead of 'conference' when asking to speak with romeo
In Scene 5, why does the nurse delay telling Juliet about the romeo's plans?
She enjoys teasing juliet
Friar Laurence says, "These violent delights have violent ends / And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, / Which, as they kiss, consume" what might these lines foreshadow?
The first line is pretty much foreshadowing their deat