Romeo & Juliet comprehension
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How many times had Montagues and Capulets disturbed the peace?
What does the Prince say is the punishment for fighting again?
What gesture starts that figthing in scene one?
biting the thumb
Who first tries to stop the fighting in scene one?
Who encourages the fighting in scene one?
Describe Romeo's mood when the play begins.
Whom does Lord Montague send to find out what is bothering Romeo?
Why is Romeo upset when the play begins?
Why does Benvolio tell Romeo to go to Capulet's party?
to meet another girl
What type of party does Capulet have?
What does Romeo say he won't do at the party?
Whom does Romeo meet at the party?
From whom does Romeo learn that Juliet is a Capulet?
From whom does Juliet learn that Romeo is a Montague?
Where does Romeo go after the party?
to the Capulet's garden/yard to see Juliet
Who realizes Romeo is at the party and wants to fight him?
Who calms Tybalt down at the party?
What has Lord Capulet heard about Romeo?
he is respected in the community
How does Tybalt recognize Romeo?
How does Juliet recognize Romeo in the garden?
What character interrupts Romeo and Juliet during the balcony scene?
At what time does the Nurse go to meet Romeo the day after the party?
How long does the Nurse take when she is out meeting Romeo?
When the Nurse first sees Juliet after meeting Romeo the day after the party, about what does she talk?
her aches and pains
What character asks Lord Capulet to marry Juliet?
What is Lord Capulet's reaction the first time Paris asks to marry Juliet?
she is too young
What does Lady Capulet think about Juliet getting married?
she is the right age
What does the Nurse call Paris?
a man of wax
How does Juliet feel about marriage when her mother first talks to her about marrying Paris?
She hasn't really thought about that
Whom does Juliet meet at the party for the first time?
Where does Juliet say she is going when she goes to marry Romeo?
At what time of day do Romeo and Juliet marry?
When Romeo sees Mercutio and Tybalt fighting, what does he do?
try to stop them
Why is Tybalt out looking for Romeo the day after the party?
he is upset that Romeo went to the party
Who kills Mercutio?
Who kills Tybalt?
Who explains the fight to the Prince?
Which character says that Benvolio is not honest when talking to the Prince?
Why does Paris suggest he marry Juliet soon?
she is upset about Tybalt's death
What does the Prince say is Romeo's punishment?
To what town does Romeo go?
Who tells Juliet that Tybalt is dead?
What does Lord Capulet threaten to do to Juliet if she refuses to marry Paris?
Where does Juliet say she is going after her parents tell her she must marry Paris?
Since Romeo has been banished, what does the Nurse advise Juliet to do?
to marry Paris
When Juliet returns from Friar Lawrence, how has her attitude changed?
She pretends to be agreeable to marrying Paris.
Since she is agreeing to marry Paris, what do her parents decide?
to have the wedding the next day
Who stays up all night preparing for the wedding?
Who discovers Juliet dead?
How does Romeo die?
For how long does the play last according to the Prologue?
In what town does the play take place?
What does Lord Montague say that he will do after Romeo and Juliet are found dead?
build a gold statue in the center of town of Juliet
Who kills Paris?
How does Juliet die?
She stabs herself
On what day of the week do Romeo and Juliet marry?
For most of the play, in what character does Juliet confide?
When he first sees Romeo, whom does Friar Lawrence believe Romeo loves?
How does Lord Capulet get ladies to dance with him?
by saying they have corns on their feet if they won't dance with him
When Romeo and Jliuet are discovered dead, what character says he should be punished for their deaths?
What character was supposed to deliver a letter to Romeo from Friar Lawrence?
Why wasn't the letter to Romeo delivered in Mantua?
To whom does Romeo write a letter before visiting Capulet's burial chamber?
Why does Friar Lawrence leave Juliet alone in the vault?
he hears a noise
Why does the apothecary sell poison to Romeo?
he needs the money