At the beginning of the scene, why does Benvolio think that there will be a fight?
Because it’s hot outside and people in the hot become hot-blooded
What does Mercutio accuse Benvolio of in lines 15-30
Benvolio has as quick of a temper as anyone else
When Tybalt and Mercutio first begin arguing, what does Benvolio tell them to do?
Take the fighting elsewhere because they are in public.
What does Tybalt call Romeo?
His “man” which means his servant.
Why won’t Romeo fight Tybalt?
Because Rmeo and Tybalt are now cousins.
What does Mercutio think is the reason Romeo refuses to fight?
Romeo is scared
Why does Mercutio keep repeating, “A plague o’ both your houses”?
He’s cursing there families b/c they caused his death
What does Romeo say that Juliet’s love has done to him?
Made him weak to her family, soft, womanly
Why does Romeo call himself “Fortune’s fool”?
He doesn’t believe he has control of his own fate
When Benvolio relates to the Prince what happened, what does he say Romeo tried to do before Mercutio was killed?
Benvolio says Romeo tried to break the fight.
What does Lady Capulet accuse Benvolio of?
Lying because he is a Montague
What is Romeo’s punishment for killing Tybalt?
Romeo is Banished from Verona