Romeo and Juliet ACT III Flashcards

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"Beautiful tyrant, fiend angelical!Dove-feathered raven, wolvish-ravening lamb!Despised substance of dviniest show!Just opposite to what thou seem'st."(III, II, 82-84)
a. Julietb. herselfc. Juliet has just found out that Romeo has killed her best friend and cousin, Tybalt. She is so upset.d. This is an example of an oxymoron because she is completely contrasting her thoughts.
What judgement does Prince pass on to Romeo?
Exile Romeo from Verona
"O! I am fortune's fool."(III, I, 142)
a. Romeob. himselfc. Tybalt, a Capulet, killed Mercutio, Romeo's best friend. In order to get revenge, Romeo kills Tybalt. Realizing he has made a huge mistake in killing his cousin-in-law, he shouts!d. Romeo realizes that he has made a huge mistake, a step that most teenages never admit.
How does Juliet first react when she learns what Romeo has done?
She thought he deceived her
"The love I bear thee can afford.Not better term than this;Thou art a villian."(III, I, 62-63)
a. Tybaltb. Romeoc. Romeo carshed Capulet's party and Tybalt is furious. Tybalt wants to fight Romeo.d. For basicalluy no reason, Tybalt picks a fight with Romeo and this leads to his death.
How does Mercutio interpret Romeo's denial to Tybalt's request to fight him? Why does he decide to fight Tybalt?
He interprets it as Romeo being weak, so he fights Tybalt to stand up for Romeo
"O fortune, fortune, all men call thee fickle!"(III, III, 60)
a. Julietb. herselfc. Romeo has just left Juliet after consumating the marriage and now Juliet thinks she will enver see him again. d. This is the 2nd time Juliet has mentioned Romeo or something about Romeo being inconsistant.
" A plague o both your house. They have made a worm of me."(III, I, 111-112)
a. Mercutiob. Romeoc. Mercutio is fighting Tybalt and Romeo wants to stop this. He stands in the middle and Mercutio gets stabbed through Romeo's arm.d. Mercutio gets killed when he doesn't belong to any house.
What admonition does Friar Laurence give to Romeo?
He tells him to be glad he isn't dead
Why does Romeo refuse to accept Tybalt's challenge?
Now that Romeo and Juliet are married, he doesn't want to fight his cousin because they are family.
What is the Friar's advice to Romeo?
To go see Juliet tonight, and leave in the morning
water pipe
courteous and polite
(v) to triumph
false testimony under oath
expelled from homeland by authority
Identify the speaker: "'Tis torture, and not mercy. Heaven is here, Where Juliet lives; and every cat and dog And little mouse, every unworthy thing, Live here in heaven and may look on her; But Romeo may not."
Why does the character say this?
to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
concludes by him/herself that if Tybalt had not died, he would have killed Romeo
a person who lends money at unreasonably high rates of interest, an extortionist
Prince Escalus
Identify the speaker: "And for that offense Immediately we do exile him hence. I have an interest in your hate's proceeding. My blood for your rude brawls doth lie a-bleeding;"
Why does the character say this?
a state of deep distress or misery caused by major misfortune or loss
exile; the act of being forced out of a country
Friar Laurence, kill herself
Juliet decides to go to _____ at the end of scene 5; if he can't help, she can still __________
The fight between the families specifically, Tybalt and Mercutio fighting and then Tybalt and Romeo fighting.
In the opening of Act III, Benvolio says, "these days are hot, and the mad blood stirring." What could this forshadow?
III.v What does Juliet say about Romeo that her mother thinks means that she hates Romeo but readers can understand actually means that she loves Romeo?
" man like he doth grieve my heart...
...Would none but I might venge my cousin's death!
... Indeed, I never shall be satisfied
With Romeo, till I behold him--dead--
Is my poor heart for a kinsman vex'd.
Madam, if you could find out but a man
To bear a poison, I would temper it;
That Romeo should, upon receipt thereof,
Soon sleep in quiet. O, how my heart abhors
To hear him named, and cannot come to him.
To wreak the love I bore my cousin
Upon his body that slaughter'd him!"
III.i How serious does Mercutio say his injury is?
"No, 'tis not so deep as a well, nor so wide as a
church-door; but 'tis enough,'twill serve: ask for
me to-morrow, and you shall find me a grave man"
to imagine
night bird
to defer; postpone
to reject vehemently
brave and noble (adj)
to inflict punishment upon another
A long speech delivered while character is alone on stage--the character speaks the truth.
any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)
a thing causing trouble or irritation; a widespread affliction
one who conceals one's true motives, feelings, or beliefs
Lady Capulet
demands that Romeo is killed for his crime
Banishment for Romeo. He must leave Verona and go to Mantua. If he is found in Verona, he wil be killed.
After discovering both Tybalt and Mercutio dead, what punishment does the Prince give?
Juliet says they should be ashamed and fusses at the nurse. She also says she will not be a good wife, and he has ruined her life....
Upon hearing the words, "Tybalt's dead and Romeo vanished," Juliet says what?
III.iii What does the Friar tell Romeo to do during his banishment?
"Either be gone before the watch be set,
Or by the break of day disguised from hence:
Sojourn in Mantua"
III.v How does Romeo first try to convince Juliet that he needs to leave?
"It was the lark, the herald of the morn,
No nightingale: look, love, what envious streaks
Do lace the severing clouds in yonder east:
Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day
Stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops.
I must be gone and live, or stay and die"
noisy fight
well grounded
from this time on
a plea, and earnest request
to temporarily leave the main subject
call up; summon; bring to mind
A long speech delivered with other characters on stage.
to decide as arbitrator or arbiter; determine.
extreme devotion to a person or thing
a funeral song or tune, or one expressing mourning in commemoration of the dead.
dramatic foils
A character who provides a contrast to another character.
Tybalt stabs him underneath Romeo's arm.
How does Mercutio die?
He is hiding in Friar Lawrence's cell....
As scene iii opens, where is Romeo?
III.v After Juliet asks Romeo if they would meet again and he said they would, what does she say?
O God, I have an ill-divining soul!
Methinks I see thee, now thou art below,
As one dead in the bottom of a tomb:
Either my eyesight fails, or thou look'st pale"
III.i Who does Benvolio blame for the fight?
"There lies the man, slain by young Romeo,
That slew thy kinsman, brave Mercutio."
"Tybalt, here slain, whom Romeo's hand did slay;
...This is the truth, or let Benvolio die."
No, because he is a joker and likes to fake/
Do his friends believe he is dying? Why?
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