Romeo and Juliet Act 4 Flashcard Example #74853

How does Paris think Juliet feels about him?
Paris thinks that Juliet loves him; In truth, Juliet never really admits to it.
What does Juliet ask of Friar Laurence?
Juliet seeks out the Friar in hopes that he will solve her problem and postpone the marriage.
What does Juliet say she will do if she cannot find a way to avoid marrying Paris?
Juliet entertains the thought of killing herself.
How does Juliet respond to Paris’ complements in this act?
Evasively. She is trying to be polite but does not want to admit that she will marry Paris, since she has no intention of doing so.
What does Friar Laurence say will happen when Juliet drinks the potion?
Juliet will essentially be dead, but after 24 hours she will wake up out of a “pleasant sleep.”
How will Romeo learn of Friar Laurence’s plan?
He is supposed to hear it from Balthazar, but Friar Lawrence doesn’t tell Balthazar, but sends the message with Friar John instead. As a result, Romeo never learns of Friar Lawrence’s plan.
What does Friar Laurence say Romeo and Juliet will do after Juliet awakens?
Go to Mantua together to live forever.
In scene 2 what does Juliet tell her father?
Juliet promises her father that she will marry Paris, even though she knows that Romeo and herself have other plans.
What activities occur in the Capulet household at the start of scene 2?
Everyone is getting prepared for the wedding
Describe Capulet’s character at the end of scene 2.
Capulet returns to more of his good-natured side of himself, and is happy that his daughter has consented to his idea of happiness.
Describe the various fears Juliet has as she gets ready to drink Friar Laurence’s potion.
For a few moments of suspense Juliet questions if this potion will work, and, more importantly, if she will see her Romeo again. She also doubts if the Friar was just lying to her and she would really die if she drank the potion.
What effect might Capulet’s change of plans have on the Friar’s arrangements?
Lord Capulet, Juliet’s father, sets the wedding up from Thursday to Wednesday after Juliet consents to marry Paris. He gets excited that she is “finally” coming around to what he wants.
At what time does scene 4 occur?
the day after Tybalt is killed and Romeo is banished.
How do Capulet, his wife, the nurse, and Paris react when they find Juliet?
They all talk in a frenzy lamenting Juliet’s death while Paris asks why his bride be taken away from him in such an untimely manner.
What does Friar Laurence tell the family?
The Friar counsels them to retain some order and proceed with the funeral.
According to Lord Capulet, what will happen now to all the preparations that were made for the wedding?

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