Romeo and Juliet and Study Guide Scene Essay

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Act III Study Guide Scene 1 Mercutio is mocking Benvolio at the opening of this scene. What is he saying and how do we know he is teasing? A: He is describing Benvolio as someone who loves to fight, but we know from the verybeginning of the play that Benvolio loves to keep the peace and tries to avoid conflictbecause he tried to break up the fight between the servants. Why does Romeo refuse to fight with Tybalt? What does he say in lines 66-70? A: He refuses to fight because he is married to Juliet, Tybalt’s cousin. He tells Tybaltthat he loves him more than he can imagine, even though at the moment he cannot tellhim why. He also says that he values the Capulet name. How does Mercutio respond to Romeo’s answer? A: He is…show more content…
A: She can’t decide whether he is damned or a saint. She describes him in contradictionsbecause she loves both Romeo and Tybalt. What does Juliet think is worse: Tybalt is dead or Romeo is banished? A: She thinks it is worse that Romeo is banished. Scene 3 What does the Nurse tell Romeo to do starting in line 89? A: She tells him to get up and start acting like a man. What reasons does the Friar give Romeo to be happy? A: He and Juliet are both alive, and the prince changed the law so he might still live. Scene 4 What decision does Lord Capulet make for Juliet? A: He decides that she should marry Count Paris in three days. Scene 5 Where does Juliet think she will next see Romeo? A: She thinks she will see him dead in the bottom of a tomb. How does Juliet trick her mother into thinking she hates Romeo beginning with line 94? A: She uses double meanings, so she says one thing, but means another. How does Lord Capulet respond when Juliet turns down the marriage proposal? A: He gives her an ultimatum: either marry Paris on Thursday, or get kicked out of thehouse and never see her father again. What advice does the Nurse give to Juliet? Why? A: She tells Juliet to marry Paris because Romeo is gone and will probably never return.If he never comes back, no one will ever know that they were married. She also thinks that Paris will make a better husband for
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