Romeo and Juliet Study Questions (ACT I)
Act One– Responses Chorus and Scene One 1. The 2 feuding households are the Montagues and Capulets 2. Tybalt Capulet– Juliet’s cousin, likes to combat, and dislikes peace Bonvolio Montague– Romeo’s cousin, peacemaker Romeo Montague– boy and heir of Lord and Woman Montague 3. Opposite sides of the stage to create a something atmosphere. 4. Shakespeare have Scene One occur in public and not inside one of the families’ houses to reveal that the fight in between their families is no joke. 5. Prince Escalus has total and outright power. 6. Their battles disturbs the neighborhood, even had the old individuals fight with swords. In the start of the play, Romeo was unfortunate and depressed because of his unrequited love with Rosaline. Benvolio strategy to alter Romeo’s mood by searching for another female to change Rosaline. Scene Two 8. Yes, Lord Capulet seems sincere for his daughter’s joy marital relationship due to the fact that he wants Paris to wait for about two years up until he marries Juliet. He stated that she’s his only daughter left. 9. Romeo and Benvolio learn about the Capulet’s party because of Capulet’s servant. 10. Romeo is educated and that he can read. 11. Romeo chose to attend the part due to the fact that Rosaline’s name was on the list of visitors.
Scene 3 12. Juliet is just thirteen years of ages. 13. The nurse thinks he’s a male made of wax which he’s a catch. 14. The marital relationship plans were discussed between Juliet and Lady Capulet. The celebration set-up was likewise going on. 15. The Nurse is uneducated and a filthy funny bone. She appears to be very near Juliet. 16. Yes, Juliet’s parents care about how Juliet feels about marriage. 17. Juliet’s age is stressed in this scene since Juliet is immature and juvenile, therefore she can’t make choices by herself. Scene Four 18. This scene happens outside in the city throughout nighttime. 9. The masks will keep them from being identified. 20. Mercutio informed Romeo about Queen Mab because he stated that he had a dream. 21. This informs us that he has a wild imagination. His funny bone is very strong, at first it was funny however at the end he snapped and blamed everything on Queen Mab. Scene Five 22. Lord Capulet welcomed his guests by joking around with the women and getting them to dance. He greeted his visitors by “welcome gentlemen!” 23. Tybalt is Juliet’s hotheaded cousin. Lord Capulet avoids him from fighting and killing Romeo. 24.
As the scene opened, it was joyful and fun, but it was affected by Tybalt’s habits and the mood turned severe. 25. Romeo compared Juliet to a saint, dove, jewels, and torches. 26. As they parted from their kiss, they found out about each other’s identities, that they are opponents. 27. Romeo’s response was that it wasn’t going to work. Juliet’s response is sort of comparable; they’re both depressed that they’re each other’s opponents. 28. If I were their friend, I would tell them to just let it go because it can cause huge problems. 29. It deepens my interest in their romance due to the fact that it makes me curious of how things are going to go.