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1

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

‘O ______ love, o ______ _____’

'O brawling love, o loving hate'

2

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

'O brawling love, o loving hate'

Act 1 scene 1 - Romeo speaking to Benvolio.

He is talking about his unrequited love for Rosaline (she doesn’t love him back).

Technique: Oxymoron

3

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

‘some _________ yet _____ ____ the ______’

'some consequence yet hanging in the stars'

4

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

'some consequence yet hanging in the stars'

Act 1 scene 4 - Romeo speaking just before they go to the Capulet party.

He is worried about going because he has had a dream that something bad will happen as a result.

Technique: foreshadowing.

5

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

'It is the _____ and Juliet is the ____'

'It is the east and Juliet is the sun'

6

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

'It is the east and Juliet is the sun'

Act 2 scene 2 - Romeo is speaking about Juliet who doesn't know he is there yet.

He is saying that she is beautiful and he already feels he cannot live without her - like the sun.

Technique - Metaphor

7

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

‘with love’s ____ ____ did I _______ ____ _____’

‘with love’s light wings did I o’erperch these walls’

8

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

‘with love’s light wings did I o’erperch these walls’

Act 2 scene 2 - Romeo speaking to Juliet in the Orchard scene.

He is saying that his love for her allowed him to fly over the high walls of her home.

Technique - Metaphor

9

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

‘I ___ _______ fool’

‘I am fortune’s fool’

10

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

‘I am fortune’s fool’

Act 3 scene 1 - Romeo.

Romeo has just killed Tybalt in revenge for Mercutio’s death. Benvolio tells Romeo he must leave Verona because the Prince will kill him if he finds him.

Romeo blames fate.

11

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

'My only _____ sprung from my only ______'

'My only love sprung from my only hate'

12

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

'My only love sprung from my only hate'

Act 1 scene 5 - Juliet

The Nurse has just told Juliet that Romeo is a Montague. She realises too late that she is supposed to hate him because of the feud.

13

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

‘too ____, too ______, too ________’

‘too rash, too unadvised, too sudden’

14

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

‘too rash, too unadvised, too sudden’

Act 2 scene 2 - Juliet to Romeo.

She is saying that their declarations of love are happening too fast.

Technique - Tricolon

15

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

'I have ______ the _______ of love but not __________ it'

'I have bought the mansion of love but not possessed it'

16

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

'I have bought the mansion of love but not possessed it'

Act 3 scene 2 - Juliet's soliloquy

Juliet is waiting for Romeo to come to her room on their wedding night. This is just before she finds out that he has killed Tybalt.

Technique - metaphor

17

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

'He shall ___ make me there a _______ bride'

'He shall not make me there a joyful bride'

18

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

'He shall not make me there a joyful bride'

Act 3 scene 5 - Juliet to her mother

Juliet has just been told that her father has arranged her marriage to Paris. She is saying no.

19

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

'I do but _____ the ______'

'I do but keep the peace'

20

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

'I do but keep the peace'

Act 1 scene 1 - Benvolio to Tybalt

Benvolio is trying to stop the fight between the Capulets and the Montagues at the start of the play.

21

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

'What, _____ and talk of _____? I ____ the word as I ____ hell, all Montagues, and ___.'

'What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee.'

22

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

'What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee.'

Act 1 scene 1 - Tybalt to Benvolio

Tybalt says this in response to Benvolio trying to stop the fighting. He does not want the fighting to end because he hates the Montagues.

23

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

‘To _____ him ____ I ___ ___ not _ ___’

‘to strike him dead I hold it not a sin’

24

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

‘to strike him dead I hold it not a sin’

Act 1 scene 5 - Tybalt

Tybalt has seen Romeo at the Capulet ball. He is so angry about Romeo being there, and the shame it brings to the family, that he thinks it would be right to kill Romeo.

25

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

'My ____ is yet a ______ in the world'

'My child is yet a stranger in the world'

26

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

'My child is yet a stranger in the world'

Act 1 scene 2 - Lord Capulet to Paris

Paris has asked Lord Capulet for permission to marry Juliet. He has said no because Juliet is too young at the moment.

27

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

‘She will ___ ______ in all _____ ____ __ ’

‘She will be ruled in all respects by me’

28

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

‘She will be ruled in all respects by me’

Act 3 scene 4 - Lord Capulet to Paris

Lord Capulet has decided that Juliet will marry Paris, without consulting her, and expects her to do anything he tells her to.

29

Fill in the blanks of this quotation:

‘______ thee, young _______, _________ __________’

‘Hang thee, young baggage, disobedient wretch’

30

Who says this quotation? When and why do they say it?

‘Hang thee, young baggage, disobedient wretch’

Act 3 scene 5 - Lord Capulet to Juliet

Juliet has said that she doesn’t want to marry Paris and Lord Capulet is extremely angry about her disobedience.