LA: R&J Act 2-3
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He would no longer die for Rosaline, he would die for Juliet (foreshadowing he dies for her)
What does Act 2 Prologue say happened to Romeo's love for Rosaline? How is this an example of foreshadowing?
He is the dull earth and Juliet is his center/light/soul
What does Romeo mean when he says "dull earth?"
Rosaline, funny because he is making fun of her when Romeo doesn't actually love her anymore
Who does Mercutio think Romeo is in love with? Why is this funny?
Mercutio and Benvolio are making fun of love when they have never truly felt it before.
What does "He jests at scars that have never felt a wound" mean?
What does Romeo compare Juliet to when he first sees her?
A rose is beautiful because of how it looks, not because its name; Romeo is beautiful and his name doesn't mean anything to her
What does Juliet mean when she says, "That which we call a rose/By any other word would smell as sweet"
She wants him to know she is not quickly won and if he thinks she is, she will say no and play hard to get.
What does Juliet say to Romeo about her love for him?
Moon changes every month, means his love would change
Why doesn't Juliet want Romeo to swear his love by the moon?
Juliet, shows shes forward and honest
Who is the first to mention marriage? What does this show?
Send her word on where and when to get married
What does Juliet instruct Romeo to send her the next day?
Talking to himself, picking plants
What is Friar Lawrence doing at the beginning of the scene?
Both depend on mother nature, and all humans are different like plants
According to Friar, how are humans like plants?
Who does Friar Lawrence assume Romeo has spent the night with?
Rosaline knew that Romeo spoke words of love to her, but did not really mean them; he was just reciting meaningless words
What does Friar mean when he says, "O, she knew well/Thy did read by rote and could not spell"
Hopes it might end family fued
Why does Friar agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
These women were all adored by many men, but did not deserve to be adored. Mercutio says Romeo is treating Rosaline like these women were treated.
What does Mercutio say about Laura, Dido, Cleopatra, Helen, an Hero?
well-flowered/wall-flower, broad/broad (women), courtesy/curtsy
Three subjects Romeo and Mercutio make puns about
He makes rude jokes about her
How does Mercutio treat the Nurse?
Meet him at Friar Lawrence's cell, in the afternoon, for marraige; and his friend will give her a rope ladder so he can later go see Juliet
What instructions does Romeo tell Nurse to pass on to Juliet?
What time of day is it in 2.5?
How long has Nurse been gone on her errand to find Romeo?
Nurse stalls on telling Juliet what Romeo said by complaining about her aching back; shows the closeness of their relationship
What's funny about how Nurse treats Juliet?
No, he says whatever happens, marrying Juliet is worth anything and he would let death do them part
Is Romeo fearful of the future?
Friar tells them not to love too fast- the faster they love, the faster their love will die. Ironic because he is warning them about marriage as he is marrying them.
What is the Friar's warning? How is this ironic?
Loving too fast is just as bad as loving too slow.
What does Friar mean when he says, "love moderately?"
Friar takes Romeo and Juliet to get married.
What happens at end of scene 6?
Benvolio says it a hot day out, the Capulets are out, and he doesn't feel like fighting. This foreshadows that they will fight, and Mercutio's death (fate)
What does Benvolio say in the beginning of Act 3? What does this foreshadow?
Mercutio says Benvolio is always picking fights over any little thing, Mercutio is actually describing himself
What does Mercutio say about Benvolio? Is this true? What is happening?
Using puns, "grave man" = die/serious, someone will die
Mercutio's "grave man" line. Figure of speech? Meaning?
Mercutio's death was his fault, his love for Juliet has made him weak against Tybalt
What does Romeo say after Mercutio dies?
Exiled Romeo; made ruling to avoid more fighting, one man was dead from each family
Explain Prince's judgement and why he makes this ruling.
What is Juliet looking forward to at beginning of 3.2?
Bought a mansion of love, can't have it/Child with new clothes, can't wear them
Two examples of agony that Juliet uses to show how she is feeling
serpent with a flowering face, villain, dragon
Three oxymorons Juliet uses to describe Romeo when she first hears about Tybalt's death
Juliet says he does not deserve punishment, did it out of self-defense
How does Juliet react when Nurse says, "Same come to Romeo!"
Friar Lawrence's cell
Where is Romeo hiding after Tybalt's death?
Be grateful because banishment is better than death
What does Friar say about Romeo's punishment?
Flies can be with Juliet, he cannot. Carrion-flies eat dead corpses, foreshadows Juliet will die
Why does Romeo say he is less honored than carrion-flies?
He is alive, Juliet is alive, and it is a very big world
What three reasons does Friar tell Romeo he should be happy for?
What gift does Nurse give Romeo from Juliet?
He was not very sad about Tybalt's death, says everyone is born to die; happens to everyone at some point
How did Capulet feel about Tybalt? Why?
Juliet will marry Paris on Thursday
What decision to Capulet make for Juliet, that he thinks will cheer her up?
He wishes Thursday was tomorrow - can't wait
What does Paris reply when Capulet makes his announcement?
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