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romeo abgt nd juliet

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adversary
opponent; enemy
ambiguity
statement or even in which meaning is unclear
banishment
exile
boisterous
stormy; violent; rowdy
dexterity
skill; cleverness
idolatry
extreme devotion to a person or thing
lament
to grieve for
nuptial
wedding
peruse
to look over
reconcile
to become friendly again
shroud
burial cloth
aside
words spoken by a character in a play (script)
blank verse
unrhymed iambic pentameter
characterization
the personality a character displays
conflict
a struggle
couplet
two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme
epithet
a descriptive adjective or phrase used to characterize something
figurative language
language that is not intended to be interpreted literally (metaphors)
foil
a character who sets off another character by contrast
iambic meter
unstressed syllable followed by a stressed one
iambic pentameter
five verse feet with each foot an iamb
metaphor
comparison between two unlike thing with the intent of giving added meaning to one of them
simile
comparison between two dissimilar things
pun
humorous use of a word or phrase to suggest more meanings
What city does this play take place?
Verona
Why are Romeo and Juliet called "star-cross'd lovers"?
Because their love is doomed and they arent meant to be
Who is fighting at the beginning of the first scene?
Samson and Gregory/abram and balthazar
Who tries to break up the fighting?
Benvolio
What threat does the Prince make to Lord Montague and Lord Capulet?
They'll pay with their lives because of their disturbance
What does Benvolio and Montague have to say about the way Romeo has been acting?
That hes distant, moody, and unhappy.
Why is Romeo sad?
Rosaline doesn't love him
What is Benvolio's advice to Romeo?
Look at other girls to keep your mind off Rosaline
Why does Capulet think it will be easy for Montague and him to keep the peace?
Because theyre too old and theyll both get killed if they don't
What does Paris ask about Capulet?
If he can marry Juliet
What is Capulet's first answer
no
What does Capulet tell Romeo to do when he changes his mind?
To court Juliet
What problem does the servant have?
He has to deliver invitations but he can't read
What do Romeo and Benvolio decide to do?
Crash the Capulet's party?
How old is Juliet>
13
How does Juliet feel about marriage
It is an honor she dreams not of
What does Juliet's mother tell Juliet about marraige?
That when she was Juliet's age she was a mother
Who is Queen Mab?
She is the queen of the fairies, she brings people dreams
What does Mercutio say about dreams?
He loves them and thinks theyre important
What does Romeo think of Juliet the first time he sees her?
hes in love and he thinks shes pretty
How does Tybalt recognize Romeo?
By his voice
Why does Capulet tell Tybalt not to throw Romeo out of the party?
let him stay, he doesn't want to start any trouble
What is the conversation about between Romeo and Juliet when they meet at the party?
If Juliet is okay with Romeo kissing her and she is
How did Romeo and Juliet find out eachothers last name?
The nurse
inwiedly
difficult to handle
analogy
an extended comparison showing the similarities between two things
imagery
language that appeals to the senses
irony
literary technique that portrays differences between appearence and reality
dramatic iront
a contrast between what the audience perceives and what a character does not know
situational irony
a contrast between what is expected and what really happens
verbal irony
a contrast between what is said and what is mean
monologue
a long uninterrupted speech presented in front of other characters
oxymoron
a figure of speech that combines apparently contradictory terms
personification
a figure of speech in which an animal or other thing is given personality and described as human
soliloquy
a speech in which a character is alone and expresses thoughts out loud
What does Mercutio say about blind love?
It won't work out
When Juliet appears on her balcony, what does Romeo compare her to?
The sun
How does Juliet "speak, yet say nothing"
using body language
When Juliet leans her cheek on her hand what does Romeo say?
He wants to be a grove on her to hand to her cheek
Unaware of his prescense what does Juliet ask Romeo say?
To deny his family and love her
What does Juliet say about names?
They mean nothing
Why is Juliet embarrased?
She was talking about Romeo and he heard her
Juliet is going to send someone to Romeo on the following day for what purpose?
To get details about the wedding
What does Friar Lawrence have in his basket?
Herbs
"Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied/and vice sometime by action dignified"
Right things can turn out bad and wrong things can turn out good
"Young mens love then lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes" -friar lawrence
He only cares about looks (lust)
When Friar Lawrence sees Romeo what does he say about seeing Romeo so early?
Hes concerned that he's depressed and that he isnt sleeping well
Why does Friar Lawrence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet?
To end their family feud
According to Mercutio, what kind of man is Tybalt?
A skillful deuler and accomplished
How is Juliet to arrange to meet Romeo?
Shes going to climb down a rope ladder to Friar Lawrence's cell
The nurse is only supposed to be gone for half an hour-how long is she gone?
Three hours
How is the nurse behaving that is frustrating to Juliet?
That she's tired and sick
What does Friar Lawrence mean when he says, "Therefore, love moderately; long love dot so?"
Don't rush into love or burn out
allusion
a reference in one work of literature to something else in literature or work
dramatic structure
the structure of the play
At the beginning of the scence, why does Benvolio think that there will be a fight?
because the mad blood is stirring
What does Mercution accuse Benvolio of in lines 15-30?
He picks fights
When Tybalt and Mercutio first begin arguing, what does Benvolio try to do to them?
stop fighting
What dies Tybalt call Romeo?
A villain
Why won't Romeo fight Tybalt?
He just married Juliet
What does Mercutio think is the reason Romeo refuses to fight?
That he's a coward
Why does Mercutio keep repeating, "A plague o' both your houses"?
You're cursed
What does Romeo say that Juliet's love has done to him?
Got rid of his courage
Why does Romeo call himself "fortune's fool"?
He's subject to fate
When Benvolio relates to the Prince what happened, what does he say Romeo tried to do before Mercutio was killed?
To ward Tybalt off
What does Lady Capulet accuse Benvolio of?
Lying because he's a Montague
Why is Juliet so impatient for the nurse to return?
She wants to know the latest news on Romeo
What news upsets Juliet the most?
That Romeo is banished
What does the nurse promise Juliet?
To find Romeo to comfort her
How does Romeo react to the banishment?
He is so upset that he would rather die
What arguement does Friar Lawrence present to keep Romeo from killing himself?
It would drive Juliet crazy and it would cut of all chances of their relationship
What does the nurse give Romeo?
A ring from Juliet
What does Capulet tell his wife to say to juliet?
Things to persuade her to marry Paris
What does Juliet say to make Romeo stay?
Its not night yet?
Why does Lady Capulet think Juliet is crying?
Because Tybalt is dead
When Lady Capulet threatens to send someone to Mantua to poision Romeo what does she say?
She pretends she doesn't love Romeo
After Lady Capulet breaks the news about Paris what is Juliet's response?
She throws a tantrum
If Juliet's mother does not arrange to delay the marriage what will Juliet do?
Kill herself
What is Capulet's reaction to Juliet's threats?
Shes done with her
What's the nurse's advice to Juliet?
Forget Romeo and marry Paris
How does the attitude toward the nurse change?
Juliet doesn't trust her
What scheme does Juliet devise to get rid of the nurse and to get out of the house>
She's going to Friar Lawrence's house to "get confession" but really goes to get poison
motivation
reason that explains what a character does what he does
theme
central idea or a work of literature
What news does Balthasar bring Romeo?
Juliet is dead
What does Romeo mean when he says "Then i Defy you stars!"
He tries to be stronger than the fates
What actions does Balthsar's news prompt Romeo to do?
Leave Mantua and go to Juliet
What does Friar John tell Friar Lawrence?
He never delivered the letter to Romeo because he wasnt there
After hearing this news from Friar John, what does Friar Lawrence intend to do?
to go to Juliet's tomb and try to fix everything
Why is Paris at Juliet's tomb?
to mourn and see what happened
Why does Romeo say hes going to juliet's tomb?
to get his ring back and to see her face
Why does Paris think romeo came to the tomb
to desecrate the body
Why doesn't Friar Lawrence stay in the tomb with Juliet after she awakens?
night watchers are coming
Why does Juliet kiss Romeo after he is dead?
try to poison herself
The poision does not work then what will Juliet do?
kill herself with a dagger
What are some fears Juliet has about the potion
that she will die or it won't work or she'll wake in a morgue
What does Friar Lawrence say to comfort the Capulets?
Shes at peace
When Montague arrives what does he announce?
That his wife died of grief?
What info does Romeos letter give?
that he kills himself with poision he bought
How do Montague and Capulet honor their kids?
ending their feud
protagonist
main character
antagonist
character that works against the protagonist
why is friar lawrence reluctance to marry paris and juliet?
Shes already married
How does paris explain the sudden haste of the marriage plans?
her father worries about her mourning over tybalts death
what is ironic about the convo between juliet and paris
paris acts like theyre married
Why does Friar think Juliet will accept his plan?
because she'll try anything
juliets plans?
act like shes happy to marry paris then drink the potion
'what does Capulet change about the wedding?
he makes it sooner
How does juliet show matuity?
she has to relize that there can be consquences