Flashcards in Capulet/Lady Capulet Deck (24):
Give a quote from Capulet from Act 1 scene 1 that indicates his involvement in the brawl and what does this show about Capulets nature?
"Old Montague is come, and flourishes his blade in spite of me"
- This shows Capulets impulsive/paranoid nature
What does Capulet say in Act 1 Scene 2 that contradicts his views later on in the play?
"my child is yet a stranger to the world....Let two summers wither"
Give a quote from Act 1 scene 3 that indicates that Lady Capulet is reliant on the nurse to help her raise Juliet
"Thou's hear our counsel"
Give a quote from Lady Capulet in Act 1 Scene 5 that links beauty with Paris and what technique is used in this quote.
"Find delight writ there with beauty's pen"
- this is a metaphor
Give a quote from Act 1 scene 3, that suggests that Lady Capulet only wants Juliet to be married to Paris for power
"So shall you share all that he doth possess"
Give a quote from Act 1 Scene 5, where Capulet reminisces the past
"Tis gone, tis gone, tis gone"
Give a quote from Capulet in Act 1 Scene 5, which links to the Princes speech in Act 1 Scene 1 and what could the quote foreshadow?
"Quench the fire, the room is grown too hot"
- could foreshadow Tybalts anger at seeing Romeo at the ball
Why may be the reason for Capulet repeatedly saying "More light", during the ball? (Act 1 Scene 5)
This may be because Romeo and Juliet are not in a secret relationship YET so nothing needs to be kept in the DARK
Give 2 quotes from Act 1 Scene 5, where Capulet tells Tybalt to let Romeo be and what technique is used here?
"Content thee, let him alone"
"I would not do him disparagement"
- Irony is present here as if Capulet knew that Juliet was married to Romeo in act 3/4, he wouldve surely done him disparagement
Give a quote from lady Capulet, in Act 3 Scene 1, that shows that she believes Romeo should die for killing Tybalt and what technique was used here
"Romeo slew Tybalt, Romeo must not live"
- short sentences to create tension
Give a quote from Capulet in Act 3 Scene 4, that shows his impulsiveness and haste in getting Juliet married
'Thursday let it be, She shall be married to this noble earl'`
Give a quotes, from Act 3 scene 5, that shows Lady Capulet hatred for Romeo
'he shall soon keep Tybalt company'
What does Capulet say after hearing Juliets thoughts on marriage in Act 3 Scene 5?
'Out, you baggage, you tallow-face'
'Hang, beg, starve, die....Ill never acknowledge thee'
Give a quote, from Act 3 Scene 5, in which Capulet disrespects the nurse and what does this indicate to the audience?
'Peace, you mumbling fool'
- This indicates that Capulet thinks his status puts him in a position to treat the nurse in that way
Give 2 quotes, from Act 4 Scene 2, that shows Capulets sudden change in attitude towards Juliet
- He first describes her with 'peevish, self willed harlotry'
- Not long after, he says 'this same wayward girl is so reclaimed'
In Act 4 Scene 2, what does Capulet say that shows his gratitude to the friar and why is this ironic?
'all of our whole city is much bound to him'
- Its ironic because Capulet doesnt know that the friar would end up being the cause of her death later on
Give a quote, from Act 4 Scene 2, that shows the pace in which Capulet wants to get preparations ready, after he brings the wedding day forward
'I will stir bout..Ill not to bed tonight'
In Act 4 Scene 4, what does Capulet repeat that reflects the quick pace of the scene
'make haste, make haste!
In Act 4 Scene 4, what does Capulet say that shows the excited/frantic mood of the scene
'The county will be here...the bridesgroom is come already'
In Act 4 Scene 5, how does Capulet describe Juliet after hearing about her 'death' and what does this show about his nature?
'Sweetest flower of all the fields'
- shows his hyprocritic nature as he called her 'scummed baggage' not long before
Give a metaphor, from Act 4 Scene 5, that Capulet uses to describe death and what does this highlight?
'Death is my son-in-law, Death is my heir'
- highlights the fact that the Capulets are surrounded by death
In Act 4 Scene 5, what does LADY Capulet say after hearing about Juliet's death and what technique is used here?
'Accursed , unhappy, wretched, hateful day'
- harsh letters are used here so portray her anger, along with Paris/Capulet
In Act 4 Scene 5, what does Capulet say that indicates that the solemn mood is reflected on the surroundings
'Our instruments to melancholy bells, all things change them to the contrary'