You are welcome, gentlemen! Come, musicians, play.
A hall! a hall! give room, and foot it, girls. [Music plays, and they dance.]
More light, ye knaves! and turn the tables up,
And quench the fire, the room has grown too hot
Based on these lines, which conclusion can be drawn about Lord Capulet?
A. He is concerned about the cost of the party.
B. He is an aged and unhealthy gentleman.
C. He is a man who does not enjoy entertaining.
D. He is a considerate and generous host.
A. four quatrains.
B. four couplets.
C. three couplets and a quatrain.
D. three quatrains and a couplet.
A. You kiss by the book.
B. My only love sprung from my only hate!
C. It is an honour that I dream not of.
D. But no more deep will I endart mine eye
A. Nurse and Juliet
B. Romeo and Juliet
C. Mercutio and Tybalt
D. Nurse and Capulet
Romeo: Have not saints lips, and holy palmers too?
Juliet: Ay, pilgrim, lips that they must use in prayer.
Romeo: O! then, dear saint, let lips do what hands do;
They pray, grant thou, lest faith turn to despair.
Shakespeare uses the structure of these lines to develop
A. Juliet’s character as she acts shy with Romeo.
B. Juliet’s character as she describes her religion.
C. Romeo’s character as he encourages Juliet to pray.
D. Romeo’s character as he persuades Juliet to kiss him.
Juliet: Then have my lips the sin that they have took.
Romeo: Sin from my lips? O trespass sweetly urg’d!
Give me my sin again.
Juliet: You kiss by the book.
Shakespeare uses the structure of these lines to
A. explain the great differences between feuding families.
B. demonstrate the playful affection of a new relationship.
C. persuade readers that kissing is sinful behavior.
D. contrast Romeo’s impulsiveness with Juliet’s calm.
A. sonnets are a simple pattern to write.
B. the sonnet shows their romantic connection.
C. sonnets convey the shyness of a first encounter.
D. the sonnet explains the couple’s awkwardness.
Romeo: [To JULIET.] If I profane with my unworthiest hand
This holy shrine, the gentle sin is this;
My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand
To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.
Juliet: Good pilgrim, you do wrong your hand too much,
Which mannerly devotion shows in this;
For saints have hands that pilgrims’ hands do touch,
And palm to palm is holy palmers’ kiss.
Which statement about the structure of these lines is true?
A. Juliet’s lines make up one couplet, which uses an abab rhyme scheme.
B. Juliet’s lines make up one stanza, which uses an aabb rhyme scheme.
C. Romeo’s lines make up one quatrain, which uses an abab rhyme scheme.
D. Romeo’s lines make up one sonnet, which uses an aabb rhyme scheme.
Which best describes the relationship between Tybalt and Capulet?
A. Tybalt is Capulet’s son. His solemn character provides a foil to the emotional nature of Lord Capulet.
B. Tybalt is Capulet’s nephew. His short-tempered personality provides a foil to the calmer Lord Capulet.
C. Tybalt is Capulet’s son-in-law. His love for Juliet provides a foil to Lord Capulet’s cold personality.
D. Tybalt is Capulet’s enemy. His hatred of the Capulet family is a foil to Lord Capulet’s family loyalty.