Romeo and Juliet
By: TEAM MARCUS
Act 2: Romeo goes to find Juliet after the party, and the plan to meet again. Romeo talks to Friar Laurence about marring them and he agrees. Romeo reports to the nurse and the nurse tells Juliet. Then they get married
Act 3: Tybalt and Mercutio fight, Tybalt kills Mercutio, Romeo kills Tybalt for killing Mercutio. The prince then bannishes Romeo because either way Tybalt was going to die. Juliet is very upset about this and Lord Capulet thinks that she is morning the loss of Tybalt, so when Paris asks to marry Juliet again he agees. When Juliet finds out she gets upset and her parents say if she defies them she will die.
Act 4: Juliet goes to Friar Laurence for help and he gives he a potion to fake her death. He tells her to go home and act like everythings normal. She convinces her family and takes the potion. The funeral for Juliet is held.
Act 5:Romeo finds out thats Juliet is dead from his friend Blathazar. Frair Laurence finds out that he message to him was never really delivered. Romeo kills paris and then kills him self. Juliet wakes up and kills her self. The feud between the family is resolved
Abraham- Montague-Static-Flat-Servant-Shows the rivalry between the families
Nurse- Capulet-Dynamic-Round-Close with Juliet-humorous-trusting
Lord Capuet- Capulet-Dynamic-Round-Juliet's father-headstrong-wants best for Juliet-wants to beat Montagues
Tybalt- Capulet-Static-Round-Juliet's cousin-quick temper-swordsman-shows hatred between Montagues and Capulets
THEME DEVELOPMENT - GENDER
- Foreshadow: "By some vile forfeit of untimely death." 1.4.111- Clues audience of the tragedy waiting to happen.
- Pun: "Thou art like one of those fellows that when he enters the confines of a tavern claps me his sword upon the table and says, 'God send me no need of thee.'" 3.1.5- Pun Shows Mercutio's humorous side.
- Personification: "Thou art detestable maw, thou womb of death, gorged with the dearest morsel of earth, thus I enforce thy rotten jaws to open, and, in despite I'll cram thee with more food" 5.3.51- Romeo shows his fear of death by using personification.
- Alliteration: “Alas poor Romeo! He is already dead; stabbed with a white wench’s black eye; run through the ear with a love song” 2.4.15- Mercutio asks Romeo, who was hit with Cupid’s arrow, could fight Romeo. White wench shows alliteration.
- Metaphor: “The day is hot, the Capulets abroad.” 3.1.1- Benvolio uses the hot weather to represent the temper between the two families.
5 Words you Should Know from Romeo and Juliet
Word Act/Scene/Line Definition
Beseeming 1.1.52 to be fit or worthy
Portentous 1.1.57 of the nature of a portenty; momentous
Peruse 5.3.74 examine
Pernicious 1.1.77 causing harm
Lamentable 4.5.30 regretable