Romeo and Juliet
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What does the prologue says ends the rage between the two families of Verona?
Unfortunate deaths of their childrens
Describe what happens as the play opens
Sampson and Gregory are servants that are carrying weapons
Who is Tyblat? What does he do that is dangerous?
He is Juliet's cousin and he is a hothead who likes to start fights
What threat does the Prince make?
He threatens to torture them if they don't put down their weapons
Romeo's parents are concerned about him. Why are they worried?
Romeo is so sad all of the time
Who is Paris?
They guy who wants to marry Juliet
How do Romeo and Benvolio find out about the Capulet's party?
Peter cannot read he guest list so he asks them to help him read it
Describe the conversation Juliet's mother has with her.
She was trying to convince her to marry Paris
What does Mercutio suggest will help Romeo feel better?
He takes him to a party to try and find another woman
How do the meanings of their names reflect their personalities?
Benvolio is kindhearted and sweeter, while Mercutio is straight to the point and impulsive
What promise does Juliet make to Romeo when they part at the end of the balcony scene?
She will get a messanger
When Romeo tells Friar Lawrence that he is in love with Juliet, how does the friar react?
He was shocked b/c he was just n love with Rosaline
Why does Juliet reject Romeo's offer to swear the truth of his love by the moon?
B/c the moon is always changing (inconsistent)
When the Nurse returns from her meeting with Romeo, why does she delay in telling Juliet about the wedding plans?
She's partially teasing her and maybe having mixed emotions about the situations
What events in Act II suggest that the play might end unhappily?
Friar Lawrence was talking about keeping love in moderation and also the constant mentioning of death
What causes the sword fight between Tybalt and Mercutio?
Tybalt was angry and it was hot outside of death
Describe the freak way Mercutio is killed.
The sword went under Romeo's arm and stabbed Mercutio
Why does Romeo killed Tybalt, and what is his punishment?
Romeo was angry that his friend was killed and he got banished
What is Friar Lawrence's plan in Act III, scene iii?
They want to move him to Mantua to sort things out
What plans have Juliet's parents made for her in Act II, scene IV?
They make her marry Paris on Thursday
Why does Romeo's killing of Tyblat become the turning point of this play?
It's tragic b/c everyone is sad and Romeo gets banned so he cannot see Juliet anymore
Why is the Friar Lawrence reluctant to marry Paris and Juliet?
B/c he just married Romeo and Juliet
How does Paris explain the sudden haste of the marriage plans?
He and Capulet agree that she is so sad and they think that she'll stop crying when she's married
Describe the friar's plan for Juliet.
He's giving Juliet a vial that will make her appear dead for 42 hours and then they will have a funeral and Romeo will come to the rescue and they she will wake up
What does Juliet say that makes her father happy?
She will marry Paris
How do the changed the Lord Capulet related to the wedding complicate things?
He changed the wedding to Wednesday and now she's worried about the vial
What fears does Juliet have about the sleeping potion>
She is scared it's actually poison or that she'll wake up after Romeo saves her
What news does Balthazar bring Romeo?
Juliet is dead
What does Romeo do after her hears Balthazar's new?
He goes to get poison and goes to Juliet's tomb
Why didn't Romeo receive Friar Lawrence's letter?
B/c Friar John got quarantined
Why is Paris at Juliet's tomb?
He is mourning for her and he put flowers by her tomb
Why does Paris think Romeo is at Juliet's tomb?
To commit crimes against the dead
Describe how Romeo dies.
He drinks the poison then dies
Why does Juliet kiss Romeo after he dies?
She hopes there was poison was still left on his (warm) lips since the bottle was empty
Describe how Juliet dies.
She stabs herself through the breast with his dagger
How do Montague and Capulet plan to honor the memories of their children?
Build statues of them out of gold to honor them
"Earth hat swallowed all my hopes but she."
"Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I never saw true beauty till this night."
"But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun!"
"Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast."
"A plague on both of your houses! They've made worms' meat of me."
"I am fortune's fool."
"Your lips are warm."
"Unhappy fortune" -Friar Lawrence
6 people dead
Prince's last night
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