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Act I

 

Scene i

 

  1. The prologue summarizes two families who are at feud whose children fall deeply in love. But they will soon cause misunderstandings that will lead to death.
  2. Sampson and Gregory pick a fight with Abram.
  3. Benvolio and Tybalt suite their characters well because of what their names mean.
  4. The prince is so upset with the two families because they never stop fighting.
  5. Romeo compares time with love and this reflects his agitated state because he wants to settle down with one girl as soon as possible.

 

Scene ii

 

  1. Capulet reserves Pariss request to marry Juliet because she is too young.
  2. Juliet is 13 years old.
  3. Romeo and Benvolio find out about the Capulet party from a servant.
  4. Romeo wants to see Rosaline at the party.
  5. Benvolio wants Romeo to attend the party because he wants Romeo to look for other girls other than Rosaline.

 

Scene iii

 

  1. The Lady Capulet, the nurse, and Juliet were discussing the time when Juliet was a baby and she fell and said yes that I will lose my virginity someday.
  2. Juliet dreams not to be married.
  3. Juliet responds to her mothers question and say that she will pretend to like him and if simply by looking at him can make her like him.

 

Scene iv

 

  1. Mercutio was trying to keep Romeo from taking his dreams too seriously.
  2. Romeo fears that something bad is going to happen if he goes to the party.

 

Scene v

 

  1. When Romeo sees Juliet for the first time, Romeo describes her radiant, a rich jewel, and that she is a dove in a room with crows.
  2. Tybalt and Capulet argue about whether to let Romeo, a Montague, should stay at the party.
  3. Romeo compares his lips to pilgrims, who travels to visit a holy shrine, Juliet, and Juliet felt the same way about Romeo.
  4. When Romeo finds out Juliet is a Capulet, he responses that his life belongs to his enemy. My life is my foes debt.
  5. When Juliet finds out Romeo is a Montague, she responses that she fell in love with him before she learned who he was and that she was unlucky. Too early seen unknown, and known too late.

 

Act II

 

Scene i

 

  1. The prologue in Act II reviews how Romeo and Juliet have fallen in love and suggests both the problems and delights they now face. Also, it includes hints about what will result from the events of Act I.
  2. Benvolio and Mercutio were calling for Romeo because they wanted to know where he was.
  3. Benvolio and Mercutio believes that he is either with Rosaline or at home.

 

Scene ii

 

  1. Romeo compares Juliet with the sun and the moon looks sick because it is jealous of the suns beauty.
  2. Juliet suggests that if she cannot love Romeo, then she will no longer be a Capulet.
  3. Juliet tries to convince herself that a name is just a meaningless word that has nothing to do with the person. She asks Romeo to get rid of his name.
  4. The two lovers decide to get married because Juliet wants to know if Romeos intentions are true.

 

Scene iii

 

  1. The Friar Lawrence is collecting herbs at the beginning of the scene and he states that in herbs just as well as humans, both good and evil can exist.
  2. Friar Lawrence believes that Romeo was out all night with Rosaline.
  3. Friar Lawrence mistrust Romeos Love for Juliet because Romeo went from loving Rosaline to Juliet too fast.
  4. Friar Lawrence decide to marry Romeo and Juliet because it may resolve the feud between the two families.
  5. The friars personality differs from Romeos because the friar likes to think things through unlike Romeo, he rushes into everything.

 

Scene iv

 

  1. Mercutio believes Romeo is not up to Tybalts challenge because he believes Tybalt is too strong and too talented of a fighter.
  2. According to Mercutio, Tybalt is a cruel person but a professional swordsman.
  3. Romeos mood went from sad to happy in an instant.
  4. Mercutio is so happy with Romeo because he is himself again.
  5. Romeo gives the nurse where and when the wedding is going to be.

 

Scene v

 

  1. Juliet is acting anxious, impatient, and curious while waiting for the nurse.
  2. The nurse teases Juliet when she comes as if she got bad news about the wedding.
  3. The plan is to go to Friars cell for marriage.

 

Scene vi

 

  1. Friar Lawrence serves as a dramatic foil to Romeo because he wants Romeo to slow down but Romeo doesnt.
  2. Romeo and Juliet get married and the Friar says that they shall not kill until they were wed.

 

Act III

 

Scene I

 

  1. The mood is very tense because of the fight Mercutio and Tybalt are having.
  2. Tybalts tone with Mercutio is kind of rude.
  3. Tybalt is looking for Romeo.
  4. Romeo tries to stop the fight and halts Mercutio while Tybalt stabs Mercutio.
  5. When Mercution says, a plague on both your houses, meant that he hates both families because they caused his death.
  6. Romeo kills Tybalt.
  7. When Romeo say, I am fortunes fool, he meant that fate has a fool of him.
  8. Some parts of Benvolios story were true and some were not because Mercutio had started the fight.
  9. The prince punishes Romeo and he has to leave Verona or else he will be killed.
  10.  The prince does not impose the death penalty because Tybalt killed Mercutio and Romeo seeked revenge on Tybalt. Also, Mercutio was related to the prince.

 

Scene ii

 

  1. Juliet is very happy and hopes that when Romeo dies, he can decorate the sky so everyone could remember him.
  2. Juliet thinks Romeo is dead.
  3. Juliet is not sure who to be sad for.
  4. Juliet plans to fetch Romeo so that she can say good-bye before he leaves Verona. She also gives him a ring and she say to herself that death will take her virginity, not Romeo on her wedding bed.

 

Scene iii

 

  1. Romeo goes to Friar Lawrences cell after he kills Tybalt.
  2. Romeo thinks that being exiled to the rest of the world (that is, the world away from Juliet) is as bad as being dead.
  3. The nurse gives Romeo sad news and she is crying and weeping about Romeos banishment.
  4. Friar Lawrence tells Romeo to go and spend the night with Juliet and to leave before the guards take their places at the city gates so he can escape to Mantua.

 

Scene iv

 

  1. The Capulet thinks Juliet is crying about Tybalts death when she is actually crying about Romeos banishment.
  2. The Capulet wants Juliet to get married with Paris on Thursday in order to comfort her and forget about Tybalts death.
  3. I think Juliet will refuse to get married.
  4. I believe there is a communication problem between the characters because the Capulet thinks that Juliet is weeping about Tybalts death but she is crying about Romeo. So Capulet tries to cheer her up by telling her to get married but I think she will refuse because all she wants is Romeo.

 

Scene v

 

  1. Romeo and Juliet feel the love between them when Romeo comes to visit Juliets bedchamber.
  2. O God, I have an ill-divining soul! Me thinks see thee, now thou art below, as one dead in the bottom of a tomb. Either my eyesight fails or thou lookst pale.
  3. Lady Capulet brings the news that Juliet will get married on Thursday with Paris.
  4. Juliet says that she will rather marry Romeo who she is pretending to hate.
  5. The Capulet thinks Juliet is a coward and no matter what, he the Capulet will drag her to marry Paris.
  6. The nurse advice Juliet to get married with Paris.
  7. Juliet is tired of the nurses advices and instead will seek help from the Friar.

 

Act IV

 

Scene i

 

  1. Paris comes to the Friar for his wedding with Juliet and this is ironic because Juliet wants to know how to end the wedding and be with Romeo instead.
  2. Juliet totally hates Paris but Paris is deeply in love with her, kind of the situation Romeo was in at the beginning of the play.
  3. Juliet will take a potion that will make her look dead for 2 days and when she wakes up, everybody will think she is dead already and then she can escape to Mantua with Romeo.

 

Scene ii

 

  1. Juliet tells her father that she wants to marry Paris.
  2. Juliets father is happy and makes the wedding date earlier.
  3. The Capulet has changed the wedding date and arranged Juliet and Paris to be married as soon as possible.

 

Scene iii

 

  1. This scene takes place in Juliets bedroom.
  2. Juliets speech is a soliloquy.
  3. Juliet worries about suffocation, waking up earlier as planned, or if it doesnt work before she drinks the mixture.
  4. Juliet drinks Friar Lawrences mixture.

 

Scene iv

 

  1. Capulet sends the nurse to wake up Juliet.

 

Scene v

 

  1. The nurse, Lady Capulet, and Capulet are stunned about Juliets death.
  2. Friar Lawrences question is ironic because he knows that Juliet is not ready and that she is not dead.
  3. The festive day went from a wedding to a funeral.

 

Act V

 

Scene i

 

  1. Romeo dreamed that he was dead and Juliet would kiss him and revive him. But what will happen is vice versa. Juliet will wake up and find Romeo dead.
  2. Balthasar tells Romeo that Juliet is dead.
  3. Romeo reacts that he must die beside her too and he was furious.
  4. If Romeo got the proper news, he would know that Juliet is still alive and the whole thing was planned for them to be together.
  5. Romeos plan is to immediately go to Juliet and die with her.
  6. Romeo asks the apothecary for poison.
  7. Romeo gives the apothecary forty gold coins for the poison that he wants.

 

Scene ii

 

  1. John could not get Friars message to Romeo because the health officials caught him and he was believed that he was carrying a disease because he had been caring for the sick.
  2. Friar Lawrence goes to the monument (the tomb) where Juliet will awaken immediately to inform Juliet that Romeo doesnt know shes still alive.

 

Scene iii

 

  1. Paris is at the churchyard first and Romeo disrupts him and Romeo goes inside the tomb.
  2. Romeo tells Balthasar to not come back for him because of curiosity. Balthasar listens but stays nearby and hides in the cemetery, he fears of Romeos intentions.
  3. Romeo slays Paris but didnt realize it was he until Paris was dead.
  4. Paris was related to the Prince and Mercutio.
  5. If Romeo had been thinking more calmly, he wouldve noticed that Juliet was still alive and that she wasnt dead.
  6. Romeo kills himself with the apothecarys poison.
  7. Friar Lawrence enters the room after Romeo dies.
  8. Friar Lawrence finds Romeo and Paris dead in the tomb and Juliet waking up from his potion.
  9. Friar Lawrences final solution for Juliet was to take things slowly.
  10. He leaves quickly because he is afraid that someone will find them.
  11. Juliet personifies her killer, the dagger, and so did Romeo with his, the poison.
  12. Juliet kills herself with Romeos dagger.
  13. Romeos mother dies because of his exile.
  14. Friar Lawrence wasnt an innocent bystander because he knew about everything from the start.
  15. The words of the prince affect more than just Romeo and Juliet because his own had also died including Mercutio and the Paris and it affects the two families because it ends their arguments.
  16. To prove their arguing is over, each family made a statue of their two loved ones, Romeo and Juliet.
  17. I would pardon the Friar for honesty and because he didnt do anything wrong but only to get Romeo and Juliet together. I would not pardon the Capulets and the Montagues because they are what caused all the deaths in the first place.


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