was quarantined in a sick house and couldn’t deliver a message to Romeo
put a curse on both houses as he was dying
asks permission of Juliet’s father to marry her
makes potions out of herbs he collects
sells poison because he is poor
dies from grief over Romeo’s banishment
wants Juliet to wait 2 years before marrying
girl Romeo loves at the beginning of the play
Romeo’s cousin and the play’s peacemaker
character who is a good host
the character who usually acts as messenger between Romeo and Juliet
character who kills Mercutio
character who scatters flowers at Juliet’s grave
ruler of Verona
receives “confessions” of the two lovers
apologizes to parents for disobedience
dies by Tybalt’s sword
seeks parental consent to marry
dies from drinking poison
brings wrong message to Romeo
He is upset and wants to fight him
How does Tybalt react when he sees Romeo at the Capulet party?
Which character ridicules the Nurse when she comes to deliver Juliet’s message to Romeo?
Who places Paris’s body near Juliet’s?
Who runs away from the Capulet monument in fear?
Who finds Juliet’s “dead” body in her bed chamber?
Tybalt-mean, fighter, against Romeo.
Makes him the true antagonist
Who might be considered the villain in the play?
Who kisses Juliet at the Capulet’s party?
Who do Romeo’s friends think he might be with after the Capulet party?
What punishment does the Prince set for Romeo after the second street fight?
In what city does MOST of the play take place?
To what city does Romeo go near the end of the play?
Whom does Mercutio call the King of Cats?
It wont work
She’ll suffocate in the tomb
She’ll go mad waiting for Romeo in the tomb
What fears does Juliet experience before taking the potion?
Who gathers herbs and knows what to do with them?
year of Shakespeare’s birth
year of Shakespeare’s death
In what city was Shakespeare born?
What was the name of Shakespeare’s theater?
What percentage of Shakespeare’s plays are written in poetic form?
*72 percent in poetic form
*Language has changed so much from his time
*Sentence structure was manipulated to fit the rhyme and meter of his poetry
Name a reason his plays are difficult to read
Name of Shakespeare’s wife
Personification (the sun and the moon as ladies that are envious of each other)
“Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon…”
Juliet’s speech just before she drinks the poison
Assonance (rhyming EE sound in grief, brief, thee)
“It were a grief so brief to part with thee”
“These violent delights have violent ends”
personification (death eating)
alliteration (repetition of D sound)
“then love devouring death do what he dare”
alliteration (repetition of C sound)
“He’s the courageous captain of compliments”
Foil (they are opposite characters – peacemaker vs.
Benvolio and Tybalt in the same scene
resolution (also known as denouement)
When Juliet is talking about Romeo and he is below the balcony but she doesn’t know it
pun (soles of shoes vs. sad inner soul)
“You have dancing shoes with nimble soles. I have a soul of lead…”
“Death is my son-in-law, death is my heir”
allusion (Aurora – goddess)
“Should in the farthest East begin to draw the shady curtains from Aurora’s bed”
“My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and unknown too late”
allusion (Venus – goddess of love)
“Speak to my gossip Venus one fair word”
“Oh, then I see that Queen Mab hath been with you…”
“You kiss by the book…”
“He jests at scars that never felt a wound”
“There’s no faith, no trust, no honesty in men…”
“Then, I defy you stars!”
“Women may fall when there’s no strength in men…”
“I tell thee what, get thee to church o’Thursday or never after look at me in the face”
“Then hie you hence to Friar Lawrence’s cell. There stays a husband to make you a wife”
“Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man”
“For never was there a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo”
“My only love sprung from my only hate, too early seen unknown and known too late”
“Did my heart love till now? Forswear it sight, for I ne’er saw true beauty till this night”
“Compare her face with some that I shall show, and I will make thee think thy swan a crow”
“This by his voice should be a Montague. Fetch me my rapier, boy…”
“But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun”
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”
“He bears him like a portly gentleman, and, to say truth, Verona brags of him to be a virtuous and well-governed youth.”