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Shakespeare/R & J

Review of Romeo and Juliet and Shakespeare

The ruler of Verona Prince Escalus
What is the setting of the play? Verona and Mantua, Italy
What does "ere" mean? before
What does "Prorogued" mean? delay or discontinue
Where did Shakespeare get his idea for Romeo and Juliet? From a long poem written early and from the myth Pyramus and Thisbe
Who was Romeo in love with at the beginning of the play? Rosaline
There is a feud between what 2 families? Capulet and Montague
What does "thither" mean? go there
What family was Tybalt in? Capulet
Who killed Tybalt Romeo
Who did Tybalt kill? Mercutio
What character was a mother figure to Juliet? the Nurse
Who said, "Young men's love lies/not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes." Friar Lawrence
What is the beginning of the play called when talking about structure? Exposition
Who is the peacemaker in the play? Benvolio
What do we learn in the Prologue? All of the main events--feud, death of Romeo and Juliet
Who was supposed to deliver the message to Romeo that Juliet was not dead Friar John
Who delivered the Queen Mab speech Mercutio
How was the Prince merciful to Romeo when he killed Tybalt. He banished him instead of executing him
Who wrote Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare
Who was the nurse's servant? Peter
Who did Juliet's father insist that she marry? Paris
What plan does Friar Lawrence come up with to save Juliet from marrying Paris? Give her a sleeping potion so that she appears dead
Who is Romeo's servant? Balthasar
Who said, "Be not so long to speak. I long to die/If what thou speak'st speak not of remedy Juliet
Who said, "I fear too early, for my mind misgives/some consequence yet hanging in the stars/shall bitterly begin his fearful date/with this night's revels and expire the term/of a despised life, closed in my breast, by some vile forfeit of untimely death. Romeo
Who said, "O, my love, my wife: Death that hath sucked the honey of thy breath/Hath no power yet upon thy beauty." Romeo
"My only love sprung from my only hate." Paradox
jumbo shrimp, loving hate oxymoron
"Juliet is the sun" metaphor
Created by: 9374966
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