Romeo and Juliet

Act V 1. Why is Romeo feeling cheerful at the beginning of scene i? 2. What news does Balthasar bring Romeo? 3. After hearing the news, where does Romeo plan to go? 4. What does the speed with which Romeo makes his decision tell you about his character? 5. How is Friar John prevented from [...]

1. How does Paris think Juliet feels about him? 2. What does Juliet ask of Friar Laurence? 3. What does Juliet say she will do if she cannot find a way to avoid marrying Paris? 4. How does Juliet respond to Paris’ complements in this act? 5. What does Friar Laurence say will happen when [...]

1. Why has Tybalt come looking for Romeo? 2. What does Mercutio do? 3. How does Romeo contribute to Mercutio’s death? 4. What is the outcome of the fight between Romeo and Tybalt? 5. What punishment does Escalus give Romeo? 6. Why does Juliet defend Romeo’s actions? 7. At the end of scene ii, what [...]

1. What does Romeo compare Juliet to in scene 1? 2. Who do Mercutio and Benvolio think Romeo is with? 3. Why does Juliet want Romeo to have some other name? 4. When Juliet discovers Romeo at her balcony, what does she fear? 5. Why does Juliet fear the love that she and Romeo share? [...]

1. In the Prologue, what does the chorus say will happen to the two lovers? 2. What does Escalus say he will do to anyone who fights in the future? 3. How does Benvolio say the fighting began? 4. According to Benvolio and Mercutio, how has Romeo been acting recently? 5. What remedy does Benvolio [...]

Romeo and Juliet Study Guide Questions ACT 4 and 5  Act IV LITERARY TERMS: Be able to define each term and apply each term to the play. protagonist: ____________________________________________________________________________ Example: __________________________________________________________________ antagonist: ____________________________________________________________________________ Example: __________________________________________________________________ QUESTIONS: answer the following questions. Scene 1: Why is Friar Laurence reluctant to marry Paris to Juliet? How does Paris [...]