Themes and Resolution in Romeo and Juliet, Part 8 Flashcard Example #53288

Read the excerpt from Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet.

Capulet: As rich shall Romeo by his lady lie;
Poor sacrifices of our enmity!

Which theme of Romeo and Juliet is reflected in this excerpt?

Hatred causes people to lose what they love.
How does Friar Laurence contribute to the catastrophe in Romeo and Juliet? Check all that apply.
He marries Romeo and Juliet in secret.

He provides Juliet with the potion

In Act V, scene ii of Romeo and Juliet, what role does Friar John play in the catastrophe?
He fails to deliver an important letter to Romeo.
Read the excerpt from Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet.

Capulet: O brother Montague! give me thy hand:
This is my daughter’s jointure, for no more
Can I demand.

Montague: But I can give thee more;
For I will raise her statue in pure gold;

This dialogue represents which element of a Shakespearean tragedy?

an emotional release
How do the Montague and Capulet families contribute to the catastrophe in Romeo and Juliet
by carrying on a violent feud
Which are elements of a Shakespearean tragedy? Check all that apply.
a flawed hero

an emotional release

a misunderstanding

a major catastrophe

Read the excerpt from Act V, scene i of Romeo and Juliet.

See what a scourge is laid upon your hate,
That heaven finds means to kill your joys with love;

Which theme from Romeo and Juliet is reflected in this excerpt?

Fate plays a role in determining the outcome of events.
Which elements cause the catastrophe in Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet? Check all that apply.
Romeo mistakenly believes Juliet is dead when he sees her lying in the tomb.

Juliet acts rashly after she awakens and finds Romeo’s lifeless body next to her.

Friar Laurence does not reach Romeo in time to tell him that Juliet is alive.

Read the excerpt from Act V, scene i of Romeo and Juliet.

Romeo: Is it even so? then I defy you, stars!
Thou know’st my lodging: get me ink and paper,
And hire post-horses; I will hence to-night.

Balthasar: I do beseech you, sir, have patience:
Your looks are pale and wild, and do import
Some misadventure.

Which of Romeo’s tragic flaws is best reflected in this dialogue?

his reckless nature
Romeo and Juliet’s final fate in Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet represents which element of Shakespearean tragedy?
an unhappy ending
Which detail from Act V, scene ii of Romeo and Juliet best reflects the way that fate contributes to the catastrophe?
Friar John is prevented from delivering the letter due to a quarantine.
In Act V, scene i of Romeo and Juliet, what role does Balthasar play in the catastrophe?
He tells Romeo that Juliet is dead.
How does Friar Laurence contribute to the catastrophe in Romeo and Juliet? Check all that apply.
He marries Romeo and Juliet in secret.
He provides Juliet with the potion.
In Act V, scene i of Romeo and Juliet, what role does Balthasar play in the catastrophe?
He tells Romeo that Juliet is dead.
How do the Montague and Capulet families contribute to the catastrophe in Romeo and Juliet?
by carrying on a violent feud
Read the excerpt from Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet.

Montague: Alas! my liege, my wife is dead to-night;
Grief of my son’s exile hath stopp’d her breath.

Which theme of Romeo and Juliet is reflected in this excerpt?

Rash behavior can have severe consequences.
Which excerpt from Act V, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet best reflects the idea that everyone who played a part in Romeo and Juliet’s secret union contributed to their downfall?
Friar Laurence: And here I stand, both to impeach and purge
Myself condemned and myself excus’d

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