Romeo and Juliet Review
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born in Stratford, England
acted with group in London
wrote 2 plays a year
Time of Romeo and Juliet
coincident in Romeo and Juliet
Capulet's servants cannot read
fate theme in Act I stated
"I fear too early, for my mind misgives/Some consequence yet hanging in the stars"
Juliet's soliloquy in Act II
unique because it's overheard
Friar Lawrence happy about Romeo and Juliet
because maybe the feud will end
Suggestion by Benvolio in Act II to Tybalt and Mercution
leave and try to talk out your problems
Reason Mercutio and Tybalt both die
because of their own actions
How Romeo tries to stop the fighting between Tybalt and Mercutio during Act III
asking Mercutio to put up his sword
reminding them what the Prince said about fighting in the streets
physically coming between the two men
In Act III, after Tybalt's death the Prince decrees that
Romeo must never return to the city
Juliet's assumption when Nurse comes to her in Act III
Romeo is dead
Friar Lawrences' reasons that Romeo should be happy in Act III
Tybalt did not kill him
Juliet is alive
He is exiled
Juliet's parents' reaction when she refuses to marry Paris
Wishes she was never born
Wishes she was dead
Think she is proud
Paris belief of why Capulet wants him to marry Juliet in a hurry
Her father believes Paris will help console Juliet
What Juliet does when returning home after talking to Friar Lawrence
tells her father she has been to see Friar Lawrence
tell her father she will marry Paris
ask her father's forgiveness
Juliet's thoughts as she prepares to take the potion
the priest may really want her to die
the potion may not work
she may awaken and be alone in the vault
Romeo appeals to the Apothecary
he looks like he is starving
the law is not a friend of his
he is going to have to beg for a living
Friar John fails to deliver message to Romeo
officials quarantined the house he was in
Facts about Paris
he persists in his love for Juliet
he believes that Romeo has come to hurt Tybalt's body
he does not know of Romeo's love for Juliet
to show different actions at same time
Act I action
takes place on Sunday
"My only love sprung from my only hate"
Juliet's true love is from the hated family
Mercutio's verbal irony
accusing Benvolio about being quick tempered
Romeo's dramatic irony
Effort to be peaceful results in friend's death
Capulet pushes up wedding
Doesn't want Juliet to change her mind
Mood of Juliet's death
humorous (audience already knows about her)
Act V takes place
Irony of the Apothecary's exchanging poison for gold
gold is "worse poison" than poison itself
Friar Lawrence's final advice to Juliet
go to nunnery
Elizabethean stage allows actor and audience to be closer
Romeo and Juliet consider choices that young people must make
Romeo and Juliet were in a respectable relationship
Juliet was 13
Lark represents the day and nightingale represents the night
After marrying Romeo, Juliet doesn't appreciate Nurse's advice in the Romeo and Paris situation
The Prince blames the families feuding for Romeo and Juliet's death (the Prince takes partial blame)
"...of nothing first created!"
"Titan's fiery wheels"
"Methinks I see thee now, thou art so low, /As one dead in the bottom of a tomb."
"Love is a smoke"
"Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health"
Juliet is "As a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear."
"Let two more summers wither..."
"Earth hath swallowed up all my hopes but she."
Essay: man's free will predominates
Romeo and his friends decide to "crash" Capulet's party
(had they not=no meeting Juliet)
Romeo decides to get revenge on Tybalt
(had he not=no banishment)
Juliet chooses to lie to parents about marrying Paris
(had she not=her life and Romeo's would have been spared)
Capulet moves up marriage of Juliet to Paris
(had he not=different ending to play)
Essay: tragic character flaw
Romeo and Juliet was hasty=
Romeo's impetus switch from Roseline to Juliet
lovers' rash decisions to commit suicide
time frame of play
"I will kiss thy lips. Haply some poison yet doth hang on them To make me die with a restorative."
"No better term than this: thou art a villain."
"For this alliance may so happy prove To turn your households rancor to pure love."
"If ever you disturb our streets again Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace."
"Gorg'd with the dearest morsel of the earth. Thus I enforce thy rotten jaws to open And in despite I'll cram thee with more food."
"Alack, my child is dead, And with my child my joys are buried."
"Nay, he will answer the letters master. Now he dares being dar'd."
"A man, young lady! Lady, such a man As all the world---why he's a man of wax."
"Immoderately she weeps for Tybalt's death."
"Men's eyes were made to look, and let them gaze; I will not budge for no man's pleasure, I."
Asks to marry Juliet
Agrees to marry Juliet in one week
Tries to get Juliet to admit her love
Mourns Juliet, attacks Romeo, ends up dead
Fought due to feud
Asked to help find out what was wrong with Romeo
Threatens to fine both Capulets and Montague's for fighting
Banishes Romeo to Mantua
Took most of blame for what has taken place
Recognized Romeo's voice at Capulet's feast
Killing Mercutio results in his own death
Advises Romeo to forget Rosaline and go to Capulet's feast
Kills Paris then kills himself
Laments that Romeo is from feuding family
Drinks poison to escape current problems
Wants Juliet's happiness despite personal disagreement
Prevents Romeo's first attempt at suicide
Discovers a "dead" Juliet
Brags his plan for Romeo has worked
Hopes that what he has agreed to will stop feuding
Sympathizes with Juliet and devises the poison plan
Sets out to rescue Juliet and is accused of murder instead
Teases Romeo about being in love
Angry with Juliet and disowns her
Seems inconvenienced by Juliet's death
Finally makes a truce with the enemy
Vows to poison Romeo at Juliet's word
Believes that Juliet's planned wedding to Paris is hasty
Makes a statue in Juliet's memory