How does Paris think Juliet feels about him?Paris thinks that Juliet loves him; In truth, Juliet never really admits to it.

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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?they will use them in the funeral
Why is Friar Laurence reluctant to marry Paris to Juliet?Friar Lawrence is concerned because Paris does not “know the mind” of Juliet. In other words, Paris doesn’t know if she wants to get married to him
How does Paris explain the sudden haste of the marriage plans?Paris explains that it is a good thing to rush the marriage because a long “mourning period” and extended sadness is dangerous. Paris explains that Capulet is smart to rush the marriage to stop Juliet’s crying.
What is ironic about the conversation between Juliet and Paris?Juliet and Paris talk about love and confession of love to Friar Lawrence. Juliet actually confesses her love for Romeo to Paris, but he remains unaware of her “confession.”
If Friar Laurence cannot help her, what does Juliet threaten to do?Juliet tells the Friar that she will kill herself by letting the “bloody knife play the part of the umpire.
Why does Friar Laurence think that Juliet will accept his plan?The Friar tells Juliet to go home and tell her parents that she is willing to marry Paris. After she tells them the news, she is to go into her bedroom and drink a vial of liquid. The liquid that she drinks will stop her pulse and turn her skin cold. Juliet will appear to be dead for 42 hours, after which she will wake up from a “pleasant sleep.”
Describe the friar’s plan for Juliet.The Friar tells Juliet to go home and tell her parents that she is willing to marry Paris. After she tells them the news, she is to go into her bedroom and drink a vial of liquid. The liquid that she drinks will stop her pulse and turn her skin cold. Juliet will appear to be dead for 42 hours, after which she will wake up from a “pleasant sleep.”
What does Juliet say that makes her father happy?Juliet tells her father that she was wrong to disobey him. She asks him for her forgiveness and tells him that she will do whatever he asks of her.
How does Capulet change the wedding plans? What implication does this have?Moved the wedding up, Juliet has to drink the potion before planned
How does Juliet show her maturity and independence?After hearing Juliet’s willingness to marry Capulet, he decides to move the wedding. The wedding will now be held the next day. This creates a problem in the timeline the Friar has established for the poison and notification of Romeo
If the potion does not work, what will Juliet do?At one point in the scene she questions whether she is doing the right thing. For only a moment she hints at asking the nurse for guidance with her decision. Juliet decides to go through with the plan established by her and the Friar without consulting anyone else.
What are some of the fears Juliet has about the potion?What if she actually dies,Juliet is afraid the Friar may have mixed the potion incorrectly. She thinks it may be poison. Juliet also worries that she will wake up in the tomb before Romeo comes to save her. This worries her because she is not sure if she will have air inside the tomb causing her to die of suffocation. She also comments on the rotting body of Tybalt that is lying in the tomb.
What is happening in Act 4 scene 4?Scene IV is a very brief scene that shows all of the Capulets planning for tomorrow’s wedding. The servingmen are preparing logs for the fire and setting tables. The cooks are working in the food that will be served to the guests.
Describe the imagery Shakespeare uses in describing Juliet’s “death”?Frosted Flower”Her blood is settled, and her joints are stiff” – lividity and rigor mortis”Death lies on her like an untimely frost upon the sweetest flower” – Frost will kill plants and flowers
What does Friar Laurence say to comfort the Capulet family?Friar tells the Capulets that heaven gave them Juliet, now heaven has a need for her and she will experience eternal life; therefore, we should be happy for her since she is resting in heaven.
What event are the Capulets now planning for?The Capulets are now preparing for a funeral instead of the wedding. Capulet indicates they will use the same food and table settings; however, they will play sad music as his “joys” are buried.
Why is Romeo feeling cheerful at the beginning of scene 1?He had a good dream and thinks it’s a sign
Scene 1 opens with Romeo recalling a dream that he had. What was it?uliet found him dead, kissed him, and he became an emperor
What news does Balthasar bring Romeo?Balthasar arrives in Mantua and tells Romeo that Juliet is dead.
What does the speed with which Romeo makes his decision tell you about his character?He’s very rash
Romeo is thunderstruck. Balthasar says “Your looks are pale and wild, and do import some misadventure.” What is he saying?He looks like he is going to hurt himself
S1-What does Romeo mean when he says, “Then I defy you, stars!”?This statement refers to fate. He is going to “tempt fate” by returning to Verona where he has been banished from. His goal is to be with Juliet and he is willing to risk being captured and killed before arriving at her tomb.
What does the apothecary need?money
What does Romeo need?poison
Why does the apothecary hesitate to sell Romeo poison?Its against the law and punishable by death
Romeo compares the poison to gold. What does he say about the two?Money is more poison than the poison he was sold
What actions does Balthasar’s news prompt Romeo to do?Romeo has been prompted to return to Verona.
What does Friar John tell Friar Laurence?Friar John tells Friar Lawrence that he was unable to deliver the message to Romeo. According to Friar John, there was a suspected outbreak of plague and he was prevented from entering the city because he was quarantined. (Friar John was visiting the home of a sick person suspected of plague.)
After hearing this news from Friar John, what does Friar Laurence intend to do?After hearing the news from Friar John, Friar Lawrence intends to go to the tomb and wait for Juliet to wake up. After she wakes up, he will hide her in his cell (room) until Romeo arrives for her.
Why is Paris at Juliet’s tomb?Paris is at Juliet’s grave to mourn her loss. He is placing flowers at the entrance of the tomb.
What ritual does Paris promise to uphold each night?To spread flowers over her bridal and water the flowers each night in his tears
How do you think Paris feels about Juliet?He doesn’t love her as much as he thinks
Romeo gives Balthasar 2 reason for entering the Capulet’s tomb. What are those 2 reasons?Romeo tells Balthasar that he is going into the tomb to look at Juliet and to remove from “her dead finger a precious ring.”
What is romeo’s real reason for sending Balthasar away from the tomb?He plans on killing himself
Why does Paris think that Romeo has come to the tomb?Paris suspects that Romeo has arrived at the tomb to defile the bodies of Juliet and Tybalt.
Romeo tries to convince Paris to leave. Why?He doesn’t want to commit another crime
What happens next?Romeo and Paris fight. Romeo kills Paris
Romeo looks at Juliet in the Capulet tomb and remarks “And death’s pale flag is not advanced there.” What does it mean?Juliet isn’t pale and looks alive (pink lips/cheeks)
What is it about Juliet that should have told Romeo that she was not dead?Romeo should have noticed that she still had “crimson in thine lips and in thy cheeks.” When a person dies, they would appear gray and ashen in color.
Why won’t Balthasar enter the tomb with Friar Lawrence?Romeo threatened to tear him apart limb by limb and feed him to the graveyard creatures if he did
What does Friar Laurence find when he enters the tomb?Romeo and paris dead
Why doesn’t Friar Laurence stay in the tomb with Juliet when she awakens?Friar Lawrence stays in the tomb after Juliet awakens to comfort her when she realizes that Romeo is dead. He intends to escort her out of the tomb and place her in the convent for her own safety.
How does Friar promise to help juliet go on with life?she can live with the nuns
Why does Friar leave the tomb without Juliet?he knows she wants to simply die
Why does Juliet kiss Romeo after he is dead?Juliet kisses Romeo hoping that she will be able to get the remaining poison from his lips.
How does Juliet kill herself?She uses romeo’s dagger
Friar Lawrence is under suspicion of murder. The prince says “Then say at once what thou dost know in this.” What does he say?He tells Friar Lawrence to tell them everything he knows about the happenings
When Montague first arrives on the scene what does he tell those gathered?When Montague arrives on the scene, he informs everyone, “my wife is dead tonight, grief of my son’s exile hath stopped her breath tonight.”
Relate the events that lead to Romeo and Juliet’s death as they were told by Friar Laurence near the play’s endFriar Lawrence recounts the entire story of Romeo and Juliet being married, Tybalt’s death occurring on the same day, banishment, and eventually the poisoning. The Friar also states that he came up with this plan in answer to Juliet’s request to get out of the marriage to Paris.
What does the Prince mean when he says “All are punished.”Each family has been punished for their sins with the price of their children
What information does Romeo’s letter give?Romeo’s letter confirms the Friar’s story. In addition to retelling what the Friar had told the Prince, Romeo added the part about buying the poison from a poor pharmacist and intending to take his life to be with Juliet.
How do Montague and Capulet plan to honor the memories of their children?Both Capulet and Montague agree to honor the memories of their children. Montague will raise a statue of gold in the likeness of Juliet and Capulet will make a statue of Romeo to lie beside her.

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By family, list the people who have died in the play.Motnague: Romeo, Lady MontagueCapulet: Juliet, TybaltPrince’s Family: Paris, Mercutio