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From where does Romeo procure such a deadly poison?
(Act 5)

Apothecary

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Who else is at the tomb? What happens?
(Act 5)

Paris and Page
Romeo and Paris fight and Paris is left dead and as his dying wish request to be placed in the tomb beside Juliet is filled by Romeo

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What does Romeo give to Balthasar? Why does he threaten them?
(Act 5)

Romeo gives Balthasar a letter to take to his father and because he wants to die alone with Juliet with no chance of being stopped.

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Who else died on this night? (2) (besides Romeo and Juliet)
(Act 5)

Lady Montague and Paris

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What do Capulet and Montague agree to do to honor their children?
(Act 5)

To never fight again and to make golden statues of their children

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What happened to Friar Laurence? What evidence is used to corroborate the story?
(Act 5)

Friar Laurence's plan was thrown off when Friar John got held up on his journey to give Romeo the letter of the plan due to a plague Quarantine of 24 hours. The story was corroborated when Benvolio gave the letter Romeo wrote to his father and it proved Friar Laurence's story.

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Romeo

Husband of Juliet
Killed Tybalt
Son of the Montagues
Suicide

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Juliet

Wife of Romeo
Suicide
Daughter of the Capulets

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Mercutio

Kinsman of the prince
Friend of Romeo
Killed by Tybalt

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Benvolio

Friend of Romeo
Nephew of Montague

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Tybalt

Juliet's cousin
Killed by Romeo
Nephew of the Capulet

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Nurse

Julie's caretaker

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Lord Capulet

Juliet's father

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Lady Capulet

Juliet's mother

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Lord Montague

Romeo's father

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Lady Montague

Romeos mother
Grief induced suicide

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Count Paris

Going to marry Juliet
Romeo killed him
Noblesman

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Prince

Ruler of Verona

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Rosaline

Romeo's first love

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Friar Laurence

A priest that married Romeo and Juliet
Created Juliet's plan to help Juliet and Romeo

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Friar John

Priest that was used as a messenger for Friar Laurence

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Plot details of the Prologue

The chorus sets up the plot for the romantic tragedy.
"From forth the fatal loins of these two foes / A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life."

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Plot details of the opening fight scene

The servants of the feuding families of Capulet and Montague break out into a brawl. Benvolio, a Montague tries to stop the brawl, but he too joins in when Tybalt, a Capulet arrives. The Prince shows up and breaks up the fight and tells the families if any more fighting occurs, that person will be sentenced to death.

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Why does Romeo go to the party?

His friends and family wanted to take his mind off of Rosaline. They also wanted him to get out of the mood he was in a make him have a little fun. Benvolio his cousin, is the main person that pushes him to go, to make Romeo see Rosaline as not as good and as special as other people at the masquerade. Benvolio tells him "Compare thine beauty with some that I shall show. I will make thee think thy swan a crow"

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Who is Queen Mab and what importance does she have?

Mercutio says a speech about the fairy Queen Mab who rides through the night on her tiny wagon bringing dreams to sleepers. Through the Queen Mab imagery, Mercutio suggests that all desires and fantasies are as nonsensical and fragile as Mab, and that they are basically corrupting. This point of view contrasts starkly with that of Romeo and Juliet, who see their love as real and ennobling.

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Plot details between Balthasar and the Prince

Balthasar proves Friar Laurence's story to the prince in act 5 by giving Romeo's letter to the Prince.

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Deaths in Act 5

Paris
Lady Montague
Romeo
Juliet

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What were Friar Laurence's intentions?

Friar Laurence's intentions for his participation in any matter for the relationship of Romeo and Juliet was to cause peace for the Montague and Capulet families.

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What was Friar Laurence's Plan and how does it go astray?

-Go home
-Be happy
-give consent to marry Paris
-Be alone
-the night before the wedding drink the vial
-you'll fall in a deathly sleep for 42 hours
-you'll be taken to the Capulet vault
-I'll send Romeo a letter to explain
-He'll be there when you awake
-You'll escape together

-Juliet gets told that she will marry instead of thursday
-Friar john gets stopped in a town due to a plague and is in quarantine for 24 hours, so the letter does not get to Romeo, but instead Benvolio reaches Romeo first to tell him that Juliet is dead.

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What is an apothecary and what importance did it have?

An Apothecary is a medieval pharmacist. He gives Romeo a mortal drug because Romeo does not want to live without Juliet and plans to take it beside her so they will be dead together.

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What are Juliet's fears?

1. That she will die
2. That the vial won't work
3. That she will choke to death
4. That Romeo won't be there when she wakes up
5. She had a vision of Tybalt's ghost

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Define Tragedy

a work in which the protagonist, a person of high degree, is engaged in a significant struggle and which ends in ruin or destruction

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Define Hero

in the face of danger and adversity or from a position of weakness, display courage and the will for self-sacrifice—that is, heroism—for some greater good of all humanity.

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Define Flaw

a fault

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Define Personification

endowing non-human objects or creatures with human qualities or characteristics

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Define Alliteration

the repetition of initial sounds in successive or neighboring words

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Define Oxymoron

an expression in which two words that contradict each other are joined parable---a simple story that illustrates a moral or religious lesson

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Define solioquy

an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play

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Define Aside

to put something out of the way

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Define Monologue

a long speech by one actor in a play or movie

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Define Dialogue

conversation between two or more people

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Define Dramatic Irony

the full significance of a character's words or actions are clear to the audience or reader although unknown to the character

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Define Foil

a character who contrasts with another character (usually the protagonist) in order to highlight particular qualities of the other character

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Define Pun

a play on words, often achieved through the use of words with similar sounds but different meanings

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Define Wordplay

a form of wit in which the words that are used become the main subject of the work, primarily for the purpose of intended effect or amusement

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Define Double Speak

is the distortion, changing or switching of words to make an unpleasant, tricky or otherwise negative situation not sound as awful

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Define "King of Cats"

Tybalt shares the same name as the character Tibert/Tybalt the "Prince of Cats" in Reynard the Fox, a point of mockery in the play.

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Define Protagonist

the leading character or one of the major characters or the hero or heroine in a drama

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Define Antagonist

a character, group of characters, or institution that represents the opposition against which the protagonist or protagonists must contend