Romeo and Juliet
Act 2 summaries
Scene 1, The Abandonment for Love
After the party ends, Romeo can't stop thinking about Juliet, so he ditches Mercutio and Benvolio and heads back to the Capulet house. Mercutio and Benvolio try to find Romeo after the party. They assume that Romeo is going to find Rosaline. Afterwards, they crack a lot of dirty jokes at Romeo's expense. Mercutio is offended that Romeo left them.
Scene 2, What Light Yonder Window Breaks
The scene starts with Romeo watching Juliet, who is standing on a balcony. As he observes her, he compares her to the sun. Romeo listens to Juliet confess her love to him. After he hears her confession, he reveals himself to her and confesses his love. The two promise to marry one another.
Scene 3, To Wed or Not to Wed That is the Question
Romeo goes to the monastery where Friar laurence lives. The Friar tells romeo of the importance of herbs both good and bad. Romeo tells Friar of Juliet and how he wants him to marry them. shocked that romeo is over Rosaline so quick he argues this pled. after lots of conversing Friar comes to the conclusion that maybe this could overthrow the families fued, and agrees to wed the two.
Scene 4, The Dirty Jokes and The Nurses Note
Benvolio and Mercutio are sitting by the street talking of Romeo and Roraline. Romeo shows up and they start cracking the jokes. They talk of the flower and the pink. They make some jokes about Tybalt, and Mercutio teases Romeo. The nurse brought Romeo a letter from Juliet, he said to meet him at Friar Laurence’s cell for the wedding
Scene 5, The Lazy Nurse and The Frantic Bride
Juliet is going crazy waiting for the nurse. She waited for over three hours when the nurse finally returned. The nurse starts talking but not how Juliet wanted. Juliet gets upset over the nurse not answering her questions. The nurse then tells Juliet of the wedding arrangement.
Scene 6, The wedding to remember
Romeo shows up at Friar Laurence’s cell for the wedding. Romeo and Friar talk of Romeo’s love for Juliet. Juliet finally shows up to the cell. The two love birds talk of the love for one another. Friar Laurence talks with them for a few minutes. Then the wedding begins.