Romeo & Juliet Study Guide Questions Flashcard Example #27518

They will take their lives and it will end to the parent’s feud.
In the Prologue, what does the chorus say will happen to the two lovers?
He will be killed
What does Escalus say he will do to anyone who fights in the future?
The conflicts between the two families
How does Benvolio say the fighting began?
He loves Rosaline because he did not love him back.
According to Benvolio ; Mercutio, how has Romeo been recently?
He can learn to forget the girl by comparing her beauty.
In Scene 2, what does Capulet tell Paris he will have to do in order to marry?
He describes his daughter as not being ripe enough to be a bride.
In Scene 2, what does Capulet tell Paris he will have to do in order to marry?
He cannot read the lists of guests (Rosaline, Tybalt, Mercutio)
Why does the servant ask Romeo to read the list of guests who are invited to the party at the capulets?
He sees Rosaline’s name on the guest list
What makes Romeo decide to go to the party?
13 years old
In Scene 3 we learn that Juliet is how old?
She likes him a gives him praises
What is the nurse’s opinion of Paris?
Wearing masks over their faces
How do Romeo and friends plan to hide their identity at the Capulet’s party?
The fictional queen of fairies
Who is Queen Mab?
Mercutio thinks about Queen Mab that he expresses about his dreams.
What feelings about dreams Mercutio express in his Queen Mab monologue?
He felt that bad things will happen at night.
At the end of scene 4, what does Romeo fear?
Romeo meets Juliet in the balcony because they compare to each other.
How does Romeo react when he first sees Juliet? To what does he compare her?
She is in love with him
How does Juliet react to Romeo in their first meeting?
Tybalt wants them to be killed because Capulet said they weren’t hurting anyone and Romeo had a good reputation.
How does Tybalt react to the news that Romeo is at the party? How does Capulet react?
The sun/his heart
What does Romeo compare Juliet to in scene 1?
Rosaline
Who do Mercutio ; Benvolio think Romeo is with?
Their families are family
Why does Juliet want Romeo to have some other name?
They are moving too fast
When Juliet discovers Romeo at her balcony, what does she fear?
She thinks they’re moving too fast, she fears to fight with the family.
Why does Juliet fear the love that she and Romeo share?
They might be moving too hastily
What concerns does Friar Lawrence have about Romeo & Juliet’s relationship?
He thinks it might end the fight between the families.
What does Friar Lawrence agree to help the two?
He sends the letter to challenge Romeo to the duel when Romeo crashed the party.
Why has Tybalt sent a letter to Romeo’s house?
She warns him that he better be serious about marrying Juliet.
What warning does the nurse give Romeo?
He tells her to make an excuse to leave her home to Friar’s cell.
What message does Romeo give the nurse to tell Juliet?
The nurse has been gone for more than three hours.
Why is Juliet annoyed at the beginning of scene 5?
The marriage was destroyed by Romeo ; Juliet.
The marriage was destroyed by Romeo ; Juliet. What fears does Friar Lawrence express in scene 6?
Something bad happens, their deaths, just as everyone predicts.
What is an example of dramatic irony from Act I?
Everyone keeps saying that they have bad feelings.
What is an example of foreshadowing from Act II?
He wants to duel him
Why has Tybalt come looking for Romeo?
He insults Tybalt and fight him
What does Mercutio do?
He holds him back, causing him to be unable to defend him.
How does Romeo contribute to Mercutio’s death?
Tybalt dies
What is the outcome of the fight between Romeo & Tybalt?
Banishment
What punishment does Escalus give Romeo?
She says it was because of self-defense.
Why does Juliet defend Romeo’s actions?
To bring Romeo to her
At the end of scene 2, what does Juliet ask the nurse to do?
He collapses in despair
What is Romeo’s reaction when Friar Lawrence tells him Escalus has banished him?
Romeo will spend the night with Juliet and go to Mantua.
What is Friar Lawrence’s Plan for Romeo?
He can marry Juliet in three days
In scene 4, what does Capulet tell Paris?
Romeo has to leave and they don’t want to separate.
At the beginning of scene 5, why do Romeo & Juliet discuss whether it is morning or not?
He threatens to disown her
What is Capulet’s reaction when he learns that Juliet refuses to marry Paris?
She advises Juliet to marry Paris that Juliet’s marriage to Romeo is particularly over.
What does the nurse tell Juliet?
The nurse advised Juliet to break her vows and she insulted him.
At the end of scene 5, why is Juliet so angry with the nurse?
Juliet did not believe in arranged marriage like her parents.
How are Juliet’s beliefs about love and marriage different from her parents?
Her parents will see Juliet when her marriage was with them.
When talking to her parents in this act, explain how some of Juliet’s lines are filled with double meanings?
She’s more defiant
Describe the change in Juliet’s behavior toward her parents.
Paris thinks that Juliet loves him: Juliet never really admits to it.
How does Paris think Juliet feels about him?
Juliet seeks out when he will solve her problem.
What does Juliet ask Friar Lawrence?
Juliet entertains the thought of killing herself.
What does Juliet say she will do if she cannot find a way to avoid marrying Paris?
Evasively
How does Juliet respond to Paris complements in this act?
Juliet will be dead: after 24 hours she will wake up out of pleasant sleep.
What does Friar Lawrence say will happen when Juliet drinks the potion?
He is supposed to hear it from Balthazar.
How will Romeo learn of Friar Lawrence’s plan?
Going to Mantua together to live forever.
What does Friar Lawrence say to Romeo ; Juliet will do after Juliet awakens?
Juliet promises her father will marry Paris.
In scene 2, what does Juliet tell her father?
Everyone is getting prepared for the wedding.
What activities occur in the capulet household at the start of scene II?
Capulet returns to more of his good-natured side of herself.
Describe Capulet’s character at the end of scene II?
If she will see Romeo again, she will drink the potion.
Describe the various fears Juliet has as she gets ready to drink Friar Lawrence’s potion.
Lord Capulet sets the wedding up from Thursday to Wednesday.
What effect might Capulet’s change of plans have on the Friar’s arrangements?
The day after Tybalt is killed and Romeo is banished.
What time does scene 5 occur?
His bride will be taken away from him in an ultimately manner.
How do Capulet, his wife, the nurse, and paris react when they find Juliet?
The friar counsels them to retain some other and proceed to his funeral.
What does Friar Lawrence tell the family?
Lord Capulet will see Romeo ; Juliet
According to Lord Capulet, what will happen now to all the preparations that were made for the wedding?
My heart is ruled by love and felt usually cheerful to allow the dead man.
Why is Romeo feeling cheerful at the beginning of Scene I?
The capulet’s tomb for the morning
What news does Balthazar bring Romeo?
He had a dream that he was dead but Juliet kissed him and bought new life to the body.
After hearing the news, where does Romeo plan to go?
He is a bold and decisive person
What does the speed with which Romeo makes his decision tell you about his character?
There was a plague in Mantua
How is Friar John prevented from going to Mantua to deliver Friar Lawrence’s letter?
The lay flowers besides Juliet’s tomb and mourn to death.
Why does Paris go to the Capulet tomb?
Paris committed to marry Juliet but at the end of the play, he was fighting for her and the family.
How do you think Paris feels about Juliet?
To deliver a letter that he had for Montague but Romeo didn’t want him around as he drank the potion.
What is Romeo’s real reason for sending Balthazar away from the tomb?
Romeo’s dead body and Juliet waking from her potion.
Why does Paris think Romeo has come to the tomb?
To split upon Tybalt’s Grave (Juliet & Tybalt are in the same tomb)
What does Friar Lawrence find when he enters the tomb?
She tries kissing Romeo to get poison from his lips but she uses a dagger to stab herself.
How does Juliet kill herself?
Extreme grief over Romeo’s exile from Verona.
What causes Lady Montague’s death?
Friar Lawrence
Who tells the story of the events to the Prince?
Everyone has lost someone in his feud between the two families.
What does the Prince mean when he says, “All are punished.”
They put their differences aside and end their hatred for each other.
At the conclusion of the play, what happens between the capulets and the montagues?
His love for Juliet and grief at the apparent loss of his lover led him to choose answers about why Juliet died or if she really was dead.
In the final act, how are Romeo’s actions guided more by motion than reason?
Montagues: Juliet, Tybalt
Capulets: Romeo, Lady Capulet
Mercutio is his friend of Romeo, Paris, neither a Capulet or Montague
By family, list the people who have died in the play.

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