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How does Romeo and Juliet act when they are together in this act?

Juliet - - is more reserved about the relationship - always questioning that they will do, what about the fight between their families, more realistic

Romeo - - is all lovey dovey - very romantic, very unrealistic


Who does Romeo want to get help from at the end of Scene 2?

Friar Lawrence


Where does Romeo want the nurse to tell Juliet to meet him?

At Friar Lawrence's cell


Who does Mercutio make fun of in Scene 4?

The nurse


What 3 things does Juliet's nurse do so that does not have to tell Juliet about Romeo's message?

1. Ask her what she had for lunch
2. Complains about how she feels
3. Talks about how good looking Romeo is


What does Friar Lawrence feel about romeo and Juliet's marriage? Why does he lead the ceremony?

He feels that Romeo is jumping from one girl to the next - just awhile ago he was head over heals in love with Rosaline - - he thinks it is just a crush

He agrees to marry them because he hopes it will END the fight between the two families


What is the purpose of Friar Lawrence's comments to himself when he talks about good and evil?

The foreshadowing of future events


Where does Romeo find Juliet in this Act?

On her balcony outside of her bedroom


What is happening at the end of Scene 6?

Friar Lawrence is taking Romeo and Juliet off to get married


What kind of battle does Mercutio and Romeo have?

a Word play battle


What is Mercutio teasing Romeo about at the beginning of Scene 1?

His love for Rosaline


Romeo swears to WHAT - to prove his love for Juliet? Why does she tell him not to do this?

The Moon
The moon changes it is not the same every day - half moon, full moon, crescent moon


What two feelings does Juliet have while she is on the balcony with Romeo?

She deeply loves him - but she is afraid of her love and their families


Who said this, when and why?
"O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny they father and refuse they name?"

She is talking to herself - on her balcony before she sees Romeo
She wants to know why Romeo has to be a Montague - - she wants him to change his name/family so that they can be in love and not enemiew


Who said this, when and why?
"Well, do not swear. Although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract tonight: it is too rash to unadvised, too sudden; too like the lightning, which doth cease to be ere one can say "it Lightens"

She is talking to Romeo after he says how much he loves her.
She is afraid that Romeo's love will end quickly - - she feels they are jumping into this love too quickly and are not thinking about it


What is the purpose of Scene 4 - where Romeo and Mercutio tease each other?

Give let you see what type of friendship they have
To set up a later scene


Who said this, when and why?
"These violent delights have violent ends and in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which as they kiss consume?"

Friar Lawrence
He is talking to Romeo about his love for Juliet
He is telling him to slow down with his love for Juliet - there is fire and passion at the beginning of a relationship and then it can die