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Romeo & Juliet Act 3
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Who begs Mercutio to leave the streets of Verona because the Capulets might also be
out on this extremely hot day?
Benvolio tries to get Mercutio to leave the streets of Verona because he is trying to
prevent another fight, and it's hot; everyone's grouchier than usual.
Who comes to the public square looking for a fight with Romeo?
Tybalt comes to the public square hoping to incite a fight with Romeo.
Why won't Romeo fight Tybalt?
Romeo will not fight Tybalt because now they are related by marriage. Tybalt is
Why does Mercutio fight Tybalt?
Mercutio fights Tybalt because he is angry that Tybalt is insulting Romeo, his friend.
How is Mercutio killed?
Mercutio is killed when Romeo comes between them and blocks his view of Tybalt.
Tybalt reaches under Romeo's arm and stabs Mercutio.
Why does Romeo kill Tybalt?
Romeo kills Tybalt because he feels that he must revenge his friend's death. After all,
it was Romeo's fight and not Mercutio's.
Who tells the prince about the murders?
Benvolio is the one who tells the Prince about the murders and relates exactly what
What is Romeo's punishment?
Romeo's punishment is to be banished from Verona. If he is caught in the city of
Verona, he will be put to death.
Where did Romeo run to hide after the murder of Tybalt?
After the murders, Romeo ran to hide in Friar Lawrence's cell.
How does he react to the news that he is banished from Verona?
Romeo would rather die than be banished from Verona
Who tells him that the Prince has banished him?
The Friar tells him the news that he will not be killed but only banished.
What upsets Romeo the most about being banished?
The thought of not seeing or touching Juliet ever again bothers Romeo the most
Where is Romeo to go before daybreak?
Romeo must leave Juliet's before daybreak and go to Mantua.
On what day does Lord Capulet plan for Juliet to be married to Paris?
Lord Capulet has arranged for Juliet to marry Paris on Thursday.
What vision does Juliet have as Romeo is leaving?
Juliet has a vision that she sees Romeo as one dead in the bottom of a tomb.
Who comes to visit with Juliet early that morning?
Juliet's mother, Lady Capulet, comes to visit with her early that morning.
What news does Lady Capulet give to Juliet?
Lady Capulet brings Juliet the news that her father has consented for her to marry Paris
What is Juliet's reaction to the news that Lady Capulet gives her?
. Juliet is upset and willfully says that she will not marry Paris. This is the first time she
has been disobedient to her
parents. Then her father scolds her - calling her a "wretch," saying he'll disown her and kick her out the house, etc.
Who does Juliet turn to for help when her parents leave?
After her parents leave, Juliet turns to the Nurse for a solution to her dilemma.
What advice does the Nurse give Juliet?
The Nurse advises Juliet to forget Romeo, since he is banished, and marry Paris.
Why does Juliet tell the Nurse that she is going to see Friar Lawrence?
Juliet tells the Nurse that she is going to see Friar Laurence to confess her sins and get
forgiveness. She is really going there to seek the Friar's help.
If the Friar cannot furnish a solution for Juliet, what does she have the power to do?
If Friar Lawrence cannot help her, she has the power to commit suicide rather than
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