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BC: By: Chelsey Grade:9

FC: Romeo and Juliet

1: what things are introduced during the first prologue? In the first prologue they introduce the 2 families andf their hate for eachother. It also introduces how romeo and juliet fall in love.

2: setting doesn't just include the location it also includes the time, the circumstances of the characters, social structure, and many other issues. Summarize the setting of this story as outlined by the prologue. | The setting of the story takes place in verona italy and both characters come from wealthy families.

4: choose three words or phrases that you encountered in the prologue that seemed confusing or difficult. 1.) where civil blood make civil hands unclean. 2.) whose misadventured piteous ovethrows. 3.) which but their childrens end naught could remove.

5: What does the fight between the servants tell us about the feud in romeo and juliet? It tells us that the hatred between the two families has impacted those around them, and so even their servants hate the servants of the opposite household.

6: What does it mean to "take the wall?" To take the wall basically means your a wimp men that take the wall are wimps because they are scared to get stuff dumped on them. Because in that time people dumped their pee and poop out the window.

7: What is wrong with biting your thumb at someone? When you bite your thumb at someone it's the old version of giving someone the finger. So it was just a way to start a fight or argument. | Do not try this at home...he he.

8: What kind of character is benvolio? how is he antithetical to tybalt? Bnevolio is like a peace keeper. Tybalt is the let's fight and when the loser dies life will go on type of person.

9: what is the punishment for fighting in the streets as decreed by the prince? how is that ironic? The punishment is death and that is ironic because the prince is trying to keep peace.

10: Wht does it bother the prince so much that there is civil unrest in verona? It bothers the prince because he wants verona to be a peaceful place. | Wht does it bother the prince so much that there is civil unrest in verona? It bothers the prince because he wants verona to be a peaceful place.

11: What is your first impression of romeo? why is he acting the way he is? how does this set up romeo for the rest of the play? Romeo is shallow and only likes girls for their looks .

12: Act 1 scene 2

13: In this scene what impression do we get of lord capulet? how does he feel about Juliet and marriage? He cares about Juliet and he wants to wait til she says she is ready to get married and he wants to let her decide whom she will marry. | How much power does Juliet have over her own life? What evidence do we see of this? Juliet doesn't have alot of power over her life. Her mom is decideing when she is getting married and who she is marrying.

14: How does Peter the Capulet servant provide comic relief in this scene? He can't read but his master tells him to read the names on the list andf then invite them to the party. | Why does Romeo decide to crash the Capulet party? Does Shakespeare provide any foreshadowing of future events? Romeo wants to go see Rosalind. Shakespeare foreshadows that Romeo is going to die.

15: Act 1 scene 3

16: How does Juliet feel about marriage? How does she feel about Paris? Juliet does not want to get married to Paris because she is already married and she does not like Paris. | Describe the nurse character. The nurse is funny but a little vulgar with the things she talks about.

17: act 1 scene 4

18: What are the boys about to do in this scene? | why does romeo feel jumpy? | describe the type of person mercutio is. Use clues from his speech and his behaviour.

20: Why did Shakespeare include the scene with the servants? Because the other actors need time to switch into their clothes for the next scene.

21: What is ironic about Romeos entrance to the party? He loved rosalind this whole time and when he walks into the party he sees Juliet and he thinks she is prettier and then he forgets all about Rosalind.

22: What happens when Tybalt hears Romeo's voice? Tybalt gets mad and wants to fight Romeo but Juliets dad says go to go to (shut up) you will not start a fight in the middle of my party.

23: How does Romeo convince Juliet to kiss him so quickly? Romeo tells Juliet that she has lovely hands, and he wants to kiss them. She tells him a handshake is good enough. Then he starts to play mind games with her, gets her confused, and then kisses her without permission. He then tells her he's purged his sin, and she says she now has the sin, and so he uses that as an excuse to kiss her again.

24: What foreshadowing do we get at the end of act 1 scene 5? Tybalt says he will get Romeo later, for crashing the party, and Juliet says that if he is already married her grave will be her death bed so she indicates that she could die soon.

26: Where do Mercutio and Benvolio think Romeo is hiding? They think Romeo is hiding in the bushes with Rosalind.

27: What was Romeo actually doing? Romeo is spying on Juliet.

28: What things does Romeo compare Juliet to? He compares her to a baby hawk, and a schoolboys girlfriend.

29: More irony why does Shakespeare make Mercutio and Benvolio talk about physical love in the scene right before the balcony scene where Romeo and Juliet talk about emotional love? It makes Romeo and Juliet seem more pure and ready for marriage.

30: A famous line from this scene is that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet . what does this mean? This means that even though Romeo's last name is Montague it doesn't matter, Juliet still loves him.

31: What does Romeo swear his love by? Why does Juliet not like this? Romeo swears his love by the moon. Juliet doesn't like that because the moon is always changing, so if romeo swears his love by the moon it means his love for her could change.

32: Who proposes ? What is the plan? Juliet proposes, and the plan is that if Romeo still loves her when she sends the messenger, he will send the messenger back telling her where and when to meet him and they will be married.

33: Act 2 scene 3 + 4

34: What has happened as a result of the party crashing? Tybalt has sent Romeo a letter challenging him to a duel. | What does Mercutio call Tybalt and why? He calls him the Prince of cats because Tybalt is good at sword fighting. | Why is Mercutio so crude when describing Romeo's night? Because he is jealous because he thinks Romeo is going out with Rosalind. | How does Mercutio treat the nurse? He treats her like she's nothing like she's just a bag of trash.

35: What does Friar Lawrence think about Romeo's suggestion? Why does he agree to help? Friar Lawrence thinks that it could end the fued between the families. | What is interesting about the way the Nurse and Peter talk to eachother? It's not in Iambic pentameter. | What do the Nurse and Romeo decide to do regarding the wedding? Romeo is going to meet Juliet in Friar Lawrences church.

36: What does Romeo do immediately after leaving Juliet? Romeo goes to see Mercutio and Benvolio but when he meets them Mercutio is about to fight Tybalt. | What does Friar Lawrence think about Romeo's sudden switch in love interests? That he is "in love" with Juliet for her looks. | What is the mood in this scene? The mood is stressed but happy.

37: Act 2 Scene 5

38: What happens in this scene? Juliet sends her nurse to find Romeo, then when her nurse comes back Juliet nags her about his response but the Nurse just keeps changing the subject.

39: Why does the Nurse torture Juliet the way she does? She tortures Juliet the way she does because she wants to rest for a minute, but Juliet doesn't want her to rest.

40: Act 2 Scene 6

41: What happens in this scene? Romeo has slain Tybalt and the Prince has come to give a punishment because he can't kill Romeo because Romeo killed Tybalt because Tybalt killed Mercutio. | Analyze Friar Lawrences speech to Romeo not really a bubbly pre wedding type speech is it? It is not really a bubbly pre wedding type speech, Friar Lawrence is like questioning Romeo if he's sure and he reminds Romeo that a day ago he was so in love with Rosalind and so sad because he couldn't have her and now he is getting married to Juliet.

42: Act 3 scene 1

43: What happens between Tybalt and Mercutio? Tybalt and Mercutio fight and Romeo gets in between and Tybalt kills Mercutio by stabbing Mercutio under Romeo's arm. | What does Romeo do in retaliation? Romeo killed Tybalt and then ran.

44: How is a tragic hero created? A tragic hero is created because he or she has fatal flaw, which they keep doing over and over again until they die or lose everything.

45: What is Romeo's fatal flaw? Romeo's fatal flaw is that he is impulsive he doesn't think things through before he does them. | What happens after the fight between Romeo and Tybalt? Romeo flees the scene and the Prince has banished Romeo so Juliet and Romeo are saying their good byes.

47: Act 3 scene 2

48: What is the confusion in this scene? The confusion is that the Nurse is trying to tell Juliet that Tybalt is dead and Juliet thinks that Romeo is dead.

49: What does Juliet feel about what Romeo has done? She doesn't feel mad at Romeo or sad at the fact Tybalt is dead. | How does Juliet react when the Nurse scolds Romeo? What did this say about Juliets view on her marriage? Juliet freaked out on the nurse.

50: What does the nurse decide to do? The nurse decides to find Romeo so that Juliet can say good bye.

51: Act 3 scene 3

52: What is the relationship between Romeo and Friar Lawrence? They are sort of friends. The Friar is like a big brother I guess. | How does Romeo show that he is still foolhardy and willing to put emotion before logic? He threatens to kill himself because of what he did. even though he just escaped death.

53: What is the Friar's suggestion to make things right? The Friar suggets Romeo should go see Juliet to make things right. | How does the scene end? Romeo decides to go see Juliet so he can see her before he leaves.

54: Act 3 scene 4

55: What has been decided regarding Juliets fate in this scene? Juliet is going to be married to Paris. She is not happy about it.

56: What is Capulets only concern about this? What does this tell us about his relationship with his daughter? His only concern is that Juliet agrees to marry Paris. He does not have a very good relationship with her because he does not take her opinion into consideration.

57: Act 3 scene 5

58: What is the significance of the larks and nightengales in this scene? The lark is a morning bird and the nightengale is a night bird so when the lark sings romeo has to leave but Juliet wants him to stay so she says that it is a nightengale, so then romeo says that fine he will stay and die if that is what Juliet wishes.

59: What super obvious foreshadowing does shakespeare give us as romeo is leaving? He basically tells us that romeo and Juliet are going to die. | How does Juliet react when her mother tells her she is going to marry Paris? Juliet is upset and she does not want to marry Paris so she tells her mom that and then her dad walks in and freaks out , but Juliet knows it is not yet the time to tell her mom that she is already married.

60: How does capulet react to Juliets acceptance or lack there of? What is the ultimatum he gives her? He gets very angry and tells her that she will either marry Paris or he will kick her out on the street and never talk to her again.

61: Act 4 scene 1

62: He is at the chuch to arrange the wedding with friar lawrence. He tells the friar his excuses of why Juliet and himself are getting married so fast.

63: How does Juliet use double entendres in this scene? She says you can call me your wife when i am your wife. At the same time she is saying I am already a wife.

64: How does Juliet mirror the actions of romeo who was inthe same place just the day before? She threatens to kill herself because she doesn't wan't to be a stained wife.

65: What are some thingsJuliet would rather do than marry Paris? She would rather kill herself or chained to wild bears or hide in the catacombs.

66: Act 4 scene 2

67: Why is the servant man blathering obn about cooks who lick their fingers? He is blathering on about cooks who lick their fingers because if a cook licks his fingers it means he is a good cook. If a cook is willing to taste his own food he is a good cook.

68: What is an unexpected result of juliet telling her father she'll marry Paris? Her father moved the wedding to wednesday.

69: Act 4 scene 3

70: Juliet is unsure of taking the poison for a couple of reasons. Describe them. Because she is not sure if she will wake up in time for Romeo, She is also not sure if Friar Lawrence is trying to kill her to cover for himself, because he married Juliet to Romeo and if he married her to Paris it would be an illegal marriage. She is also afraid she will go insane or she will wake before Romeo comes and will suffocate in the tomb.

71: What things does she imagine that finally convinces her to drink the poison? She remembered Romeo and how if this plan worked out she could be with him.

72: Act 4 Scene 4

73: What is this scene all about? This scene is about Juliet taking the poison and faking her death.

74: Act 4

75: Scene 5

76: Are Juliet's parents unconcerned by her death or angry they don't get to marry her to paris? Explain your answer. I think they are angry they did not get to marry her to paris. But are also sad because they lost their only child. I think this because they grieve for her they are yelling grievances for her, but at the same time her dad is upset because he has to switch the wedding party to a funeral reception.

77: How is death personified in this scene? Death in this scene is personified as a son in law.

78: What does the friar tell them to stop them from shouting out in grief? He tells them they should be happy because know she will be happy in heaven. So they should be happy to.

79: What is the reason for having the argument between peter and the musicians? So the other characters can switch into funeral clothes.

80: My review of the story is 4.5 stars out of 5!!!! Great play great play!!!

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