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Character Quiz On Romeo and Juliet (Ever)
Terms in this set (20)
Is a romantic gentleman who is quick to fall in love, and longs to find someone to return those feelings.
The daughter of Capulet and Lady Capulet.
He secretly marries the impassioned lovers in hopes that the union might eventually bring peace to Verona.
Juliet's faithful confidant and loyal intermediary in Juliet's affair with Romeo.
A kinsman to the Prince, and Romeo's close friend. He stands up for Romeo in Act III.
Juliet's cousin on her mother's side. He is vain, fashionable, and becomes aggressive when he feels his pride has been injured.
Romeo's father, the patriarch of the Montague clan and bitter enemy of Capulet.
She dies of grief after Romeo is exiled from Verona.
He tries to force his daughter to marry Paris.
Juliet's mother; A woman who married young and wants to see her daughter married.
A kinsman of the Prince, and the suitor of Juliet most preferred by Capulet. Once Capulet has promised him he can marry Juliet, he behaves very presumptuous toward her.
Romeo's cousin and thoughtful friend. This character makes a genuine effort to defuse violent scenes in public places.
The ruler of Verona; a kinsman of Mercutio and Paris. He is concerned about maintaining the public peace at all costs.
A friar charged by Friar Lawrence with taking the news of Juliet's false death to Romeo in Mantua; however, he is held up in a quarantined house, and the message never reaches Romeo.
Romeo's dedicated servant, who brings Romeo the news of Juliet's death, unaware that her death is a ruse.
Sampson & Gregory
Two servants of the house of Capulet, who, like their master, hate the Montagues. At the outset of the play, they successfully provoke some Montague men into a fight.
Montague's servant, who fights with Sampson and Gregory in the first scene of the play.
He sells poison to Romeo in Act V because he is desperate for money.
A Capulet servant who invites guests to Capulet's feast and escorts the Nurse to meet with Romeo.
The woman with whom Romeo is infatuated at the beginning of the play. She has sworn a life of chastity.