FC: Romeo and Juliet Study Notes
1: The Prologue Question 1: What do we learn in the prologue and why? Answer: Both have the same dignity but are from different families and they don’t know why they fight but then they do because of a reason that they didn’t even know yet they also didn’t want to quit fighting and get along and they only keep fighting because of their grandparents fought and he tells you that they die at the begging.
2: 2 .Question:Setting doesn’t just include the location. It also includes the time, the circumstances of the characters, Summarize the setting of this story as outlined by the prologue? Answer: He tells me that the people fight on there were people on the streets, and that it is at fair Verona.
3: 3. Question: Choose three words or phrases that you encountered in the prologue that seemed confusing or difficult. Explain what they mean. | Answer:Mutiny- a rebellion against legal authority, especially by soldiers or sailors refusing to obey orders and, often, attacking their officers. Toil- to progress slowly and with difficulty Over throw- to remove a person or group of people from a position of power by force.
4: 1. The fight we see at the beginning tells us that the fight extends beyond the family. Cousins are involved, and even the people living in the city who aren’t related start fighting. This means the fight affects the whole city. | 2.If you take the wall, you are not walking in the gutter and you won’t get human waste thrown on you. | 3.If you bite your thumb at someone, you are swearing at them. It is a sign of disrespect. | 4.Benvolio likes peace, he hates fighting, and he likes to tattle. Tybalt wants to fight and is very violent.
5: 5.If you fight on the streets you will be killed by the prince the prince likes peace. | 6.He wants to have peace in his town so if they fight he will kill them. | 7.He’s a wimp and he is love sick he only thinks about Rosaline about how beautiful she is and he doesn’t care what her personality is just about her looks.