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Romeo and Juliet Test Review

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Allusion
A referance in one work of literature to a person, place, or event in another work of literature or in history, art, or music.
Soliloquy
A dramatic or literary form of discourse in which a character talks to himself or herself or reveals his or her thoughts without addressing a listener.
Aside
A piece of dialogue intended for the audience and supposedly not heard by the other actors on stage
Blank verse
Unrhymed iambic pentameter
Rhyming Couplet
Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme
Paradox
A statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory
Dramatic Irony
A contrast between what the audience percieves and what the character does not know
Foil
A character in the play that sets off a nother character by contrast
Sonnet
A fourteen line lyric poem, usually written in iambic pentameter, that has one of several schemes.
"sweet sorrow" and "loving hate" are examples of _______.
Oxymoron
The Prologue and Romeo and Juliet's first meeting are examples of what?
Sonnet
"The grey-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night" is an example of _____________.
Personification
"Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs." is an example of what literary device?
Metaphor
"For never was there a story of more woe
Than this of Juliet and her Romeo."
Is an example of ____________.
A Rhyming Couplet
"You have dancing shoes
With nimble soles. I have a soul of lead
So stakes me to the ground I cannot move."
is an example of what literary device?
Pun
Quote: "I am a pretty piece of flesh."
Sampson
Quote: "If you ever disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace."
Prince Escalus
Quote: "Oh then I see Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the fairies' midwife."
Mercutio
Quote: "My poverty but not my will consents."
The Apothecary
Quote: "Verona brags of him... To be a virtuous and well-govern'd youth."
Capulet
Quote: "Hang thee, young baggage? Disobedient wretch!"
Lord Capulet
Quote: "Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow."
Juliet
Quote: "If love be rough with you, be rough with love."
Mercutio
Quote: "O she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night as a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear--
Romeo
Quote: "My only love sprung from my only hate."
Juliet
Quote: "Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast."
Friar Lawrence
Quote:
"We talk here in the public haunt of men.
Either withdraw unto some private place,
Or reason coldly of your grievances,
Or else depart. Here all eyes gaze on us."
Benvolio
Quote:
"O me, O me! My child, my only life!
Revive, look up, or I will die with thee!"
Lady Capulet
Quote: "Henceforth I am ruled by you"
Juliet
Quote:
"I could not send it- here it is again-
Nor get a messenger to bring it thee,
So fearful were they of infection"
Friar John
Quote:
"Young men's love then lies
Not truly in their eyes"
Friar Lawrence
Quote:
"O happy dagger!
This is thy sheath ; there rust, and let me die"
Juliet
How old is Juliet?
13
Who bit their thumb at passersby from the rival family?
Sampson
Who is Romeo's love who deserts him at the beginning of the play to be chaste?
Rosaline
Who is a very likable Montague known as a peacemaker?
Benvolio
Who is Romeo's friend who loves wordplay, especially sexual double entendres.
Mercutio
Who kills Mercutio?
Tybalt
What makes Romeo decide to go to the Capulet party?
Rosaline
In the Prologue, what does the chorus say will happen to the two lovers?
They will take their lives
Why does the servant ask Romeo to read the list of guests who are invited to the party at the Capulets?
The servant cannot read
In Act II, scene II, during the balcony scene, Juliet admits her love for Romeo. However, Romeo does not return his love. Instead he swears by this object?
Romeo first swears by the moon, then upon himself.
Why is Romeo punished by Prince Escalus?
He killed Tybalt in a duel
What punishment does Prince Escalus give Romeo?
Banishment
Where does Romeo go after being banishéd from Verona?
Mantua
How does Romeo react when he first sees Juliet? What does he compare her to?
He is immediatly entranced and calls her a torch, a jewel, and a dove
In scene 4, what does Capulet tell Paris?
He can marry Juliet in 3 days
What is Capulet's reaction when he finds out that Juliet refuses to marry Paris?
He threatens to disown her
How does Paris feel about the wedding plan?
Paris is happy to oblige Capulet when he suggests the hurried plan and makes arrangements with the Friar for the wedding.
How does Juliet respond the the wedding plan?
Juliet rushes to the Priest and asks for help or at least permission to commit suicide.
Who finds Juliet "dead"?
The Nurse
Who is sent with a message to Romeo?
Friar John
Why doesn't Romeo get the correct message?
Friar John is caught in a quarantine and can't get the message out.
When does the Friar find out that Romeo didn't get the message?
Friar John gets back to tell him late on Wednesday evening.
Who tells Romeo about Juliet's death?
Balthasar
How does Romeo get poison?
He bribes a poor starving apothacary with 40 gold coins.
Why is Paris at the churchyard cemetery?
He is bringing perfume and flowers to lay on Juliet's tomb.
What is Paris' dying request?
He wants to be buried in the tomb with Juliet.
How does Romeo kill himself?
He drinks poison.
How does Juliet kill herself?
She stabs herself with Romeo's knife.
What causes Lady Montague's death?
She is grief-striken over Romeo's exile
What evidence supports the Friar's story?
Romeo's letter of confession to his father and the Nurse's knowledge of the wedding give the same story.
Who does the Prince blame?
The two families and himself
What is Montague's gesture of forgiveness and penitance?
He is going to build a gold statue of Juliet.
How many people die in this play?
6; Mercutio, Tybalt, Paris, Romeo, Juliet, and Lady Montague
What year was Shakespeare born?
1564
What town was Shakespeare born in?
Straford au Avon
What famous theatre did Shakespeare co-own?
The Globe
What year did Shakespeare die?
1616
Who was William Shakespeare's wife?
Anne Hathaway
What were the three colors of the flags at the Globe Theatre and what did they represent?
The colors were red, black, and white meaning history, tragedy and comedy, the three types of plays that William Shakespeare wrote.
When was this tragic play written?
1591-1595
Romeo and Juliet's downfall?
Rashness
King/Prince of Cats
Tybalt
How many hours was Juliet dead?
42 hours
What did friar tell the young lovers?
Have patience
How many sonnets in play?
3 sonnets
How many teeth did the nurse have?
4
When was Juliet's birthday?
Born on "Lammas Eve at night" (August 1), so Juliet's birthday is July 31 (1.3.19). Her birthday is "a fortnight hence
What month was the action of play taking place in?
July
"She speaks, yet she says nothing."
What literary device?
Paradox