- 1 What does the chorus say will happen to the two lovers?
- 2 What does Shakespeare tell us will happen in this play?
- 3 How long does the chorus say Romeo and Juliet will last?
- 4 What information does the chorus give at the beginning of Act 2 in Romeo and Juliet?
- 5 How old is Juliet?
- 6 Why is Romeo sad?
- 7 How does Juliet foreshadow her death?
- 8 Why does Shakespeare spoil the story?
- 9 Why are the Montagues and Capulets fighting?
- 10 How old was Romeo?
- 11 How does Tybalt recognize Romeo?
- 12 Who is interested in marrying Juliet?
- 13 Do Romeo’s friends know he is now in love with Juliet?
- 14 Why does Friar Larry do Romeo love Juliet?
- 15 Why does Romeo hate his own name?
What does the chorus say will happen to the two lovers?
In the prologue, what does the chorus think will happen to the two lovers? They foreshadow that the two lovers will die due to the conflict between their two families. Death is not their fault but their misfortune.
What does Shakespeare tell us will happen in this play?
If you just wanted to know the end of the play, Shakespeare would tell you, “Save your penny: they die.”1 The reason you sit through the two hours traffic on that stage is to see how they get to die.
How long does the chorus say Romeo and Juliet will last?
Romeo and Juliet Final Test Review
|in the prologue, according to the chorus, where is this play set||Verona|
|in the prologue, approximately how long does the chorus say this performance will last||two hours|
|in the prologue, which best describes the structure of this passage||sonnet|
What information does the chorus give at the beginning of Act 2 in Romeo and Juliet?
The Chorus delivers another short sonnet describing the new love between Romeo and Juliet: the hatred between the lovers’ families makes it difficult for them to find the time or place to meet and let their passion grow; but the prospect of their love gives each of them the power and determination to elude the
How old is Juliet?
Juliet is thirteen years old. In Shakespeare’s primary sources, Juliet is considerably older than she is in the play.
Why is Romeo sad?
Romeo is sad at the start of the play. He is sad at this point because he is in “love” with Rosaline. The problem is that she does not love him in return and so he is going around moping because of this. Much later in the play, he is sad (beyond sad, really) because he believes that Juliet is dead.
How does Juliet foreshadow her death?
The deaths of Romeo and Juliet We learn that the lovers will die in the Prologue: “A pair of star-crossed lovers… Juliet wills it so.” Juliet has a vision of Romeo “As one dead in the bottom of a tomb” (3.5). This heavy foreshadowing of the lovers’ deaths emphasizes that they are trapped by their fates.
Why does Shakespeare spoil the story?
Shakespeare spoils the whole play, telling the audience the entire premise of two lovers meeting and that they eventually “take their life”. Surely revealing this at the start of the play kills of tension as the audience already knows Romeo and Juliet will die at the end?
Why are the Montagues and Capulets fighting?
The beginning prologue only mentions that the feud between the Capulets and the Montagues stemmed from a grudge between the two families. In the opening of Act 1, we see that even the presence of a Capulet or a Montague can instantaneously start a fight because of the hatred they felt for each other.
How old was Romeo?
Romeo’s age is never given, but since he carries a sword, it can be assumed that he is not younger than Juliet’s thirteen years. It is much more likely that, given his immature responses to problematic events in the play, that he is probably about sixteen or seventeen years old.
How does Tybalt recognize Romeo?
Tybalt knows that Romeo is a Montague by his voice. He has a fiery temper, so it suits him just fine. He knows every Montague, including servants, so it is not hard to imagine that he would know Lord Montague’s son.
Who is interested in marrying Juliet?
At the start of I,2 Paris tells Lord Capulet that he is interested in marrying Juliet.
Do Romeo’s friends know he is now in love with Juliet?
Romeo’s friends, Mercutio and Benvolio, go looking for Romeo. Benvolio and Mercutio do not know that Romeo is headed to the Capulet orchard. They do not know Romeo is now in love with Juliet Mercutio calls out to Romeo in search of him by teasing him about Rosaline’s seductive beauty.
Why does Friar Larry do Romeo love Juliet?
Friar Lawrence is surprised when Romeo says he loves Juliet, because he was so recently in love with Rosaline, but he agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet to potentially end the feud. He is aware of Romeo’s love life, and knows that he was pining for Rosaline.
Why does Romeo hate his own name?
Romeo hates his own name because his “name” is Juliet’s enemy. The Friar finally agrees to marry Romeo and Juliet because he believes it will bring the families together again.