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1

Give a quote from Act 2 Scene 3 that links virtue with vice and name the technique used in this quote

"Virtue itself turns vice being misapplied and vice sometimes by action dignified"

- foreshadowing

2

Give a quote from Act 2 Scene 3, that indicates that Friar Lawrence knows Romeo better than his own parents

"Our Romeo hath not been in bed tonight"

3

What was Friar Lawrences reply Romeo told him he wanted to get married to Juliet

"Is Rosaline...so soon forsaken"

4

Give a quote from Act 2 Scene 3 that indicates the reason that Friar Lawrence would agree to the marriage

"This alliance may...turn your households rancour to pure love"

5

Give a quote, from Act 2 scene 5, that foreshadows the tragedy that is to come and what technique is used in this quote?

"These violent delights have violent ends"

the repetition of 'violent' could suggest the death of romeo and juliet as a pair

6

Give a quote, from Act 3 Scene 3, that foreshadows calamity in the later acts

'Thou art wedded to calamity'

7

Give two quotes, from Act 3 Scene 3, that indicates that the Friar sees Banishment as a form of mercy/blessing

'This is dear mercy and thou seest it not'

8

In Act 3 Scene 2, what does the Friar say that links Romeo love with 'lies'?

'Hollow perjury (lies), killing that love which thou hast vowed to cherish'

9

What does the friar call Romeo in Act 3 Scene 2?

a 'misbehaved and sullen wench'

- links to Mercutios comment (hard, hearted wench)

10

Give a quote, from Act 4 Scene 1, that describes how Juliet will 'die' in the plan and what techniques had been used here?

'thy eye windows fall, like death when he shuts up the day of life'

- simile and metaphor

11

What does the Friar say, in Act 5 scene 2, after hearing that the letter wasnt sent to Romeo

'Oh, unhappy fortune'

12

What oxymoron does the Friar say, in Act 5 Scene 2, to describe Juliets state and what does this suggest?

'Poor Living corpse'

- this suggests that Juliet is destined to die

13

Give a quote, from Act 5 Scene 3, that links religion with death

'A greater power....hath thwarted our intents'

14

Give a quote by the Friar, in Act 5 Scene 3, that uses juxtaposition

'gory swords, to lie discoloured by this place of peace'

15

In Act 5 Scene 3, what does the Friar say that suggests that he didnt have a choice? (when carrying out his plan)

'...or in my cell there she would kill herself'

16

In Act 5 Scene 3, give a quote that shows that the Friar was ready to serve a punishment of death

'Let my old life be sacrificed'