Friar Lawrence

Romeo and Juliet Acts 4 and 5 Review
Review the following questions and answers. Write down
questions/answers you do not know, and spend time
focusing your studying on those.
•To Plan his wedding to Juliet
Why is Paris at Friar Lawrence’s cell at the beginning of Act IV?
•42 hours
How long is the sleeping potion supposed to take effect?
•The Capulet Vault
Where will Juliet be placed once her family thinks she is dead?
According to Friar Lawrence’s plan, who will be waiting for Juliet
when she wakes from the potion?
•Stab herself with a dagger
If the potion does not work, what back-up plan does Juliet
•Friar John will deliver a letter to him that
explains what is going on
How is Romeo supposed to know about Juliet and Friar
Lawrence’s plan with the potion?
On what day of the week is Juliet supposed to marry Paris?
On the morning of the wedding, who goes to wake Juliet?
•Friar Lawrence
Which character tells the Capulet family that Juliet is better off
in heaven?
•Everyone begins arranging a funeral
How do the wedding preparations change after Juliet is found
•He is devistated
How does County Paris react to Juliet’s death?
•he notices her body is cold and her joints
are stiff
How does Lord Capulet know Juliet is “dead”?
Who brings news to Romeo that Juliet is dead?
What does Romeo go purchase once he hears that Juliet is
•3 hours
How long will it be before Juliet is supposed to wake up at the
beginning of Act V?
Friar John is not allowed into Mantua because he has
been exposed to the Plague
In the text version of the play, why does Romeo not get the
In the film version of the play, which character do we not see
die at Juliet’s tomb who does die in the text version of the play?
He thinks Romeo is there to disturb Juliet’s body
Romeo told Paris to go away and listen to the warning of a
He does not think any Montagues should be at a Capulet vault
Why does Paris fight with Romeo at the Capulet vault?
•He acts before he thinks things through
Romeo’s fatal flaw is which of the following?
•Mercutio, Tybalt, Romeo, Juliet, Paris,
Lady Montague
Who has died by the end of the play (not just in Act V)?
•To his cell
When Juliet awakens from the potion, where does Friar
Lawrence want to take her?
•by stabbing herself with Romeo’s dagger
How does Juliet kill herself?
•Friar Lawrence
When the watchmen (guards) arrive at the Capulet vault, whom
do they suspect is the murderer?
•A letter Romeo wrote, Balthasar, Friar
Lawrence, and the Page Boy
At the end of the play, Prince Escalus discovers every detail
about what happened from which four accounts?
•Everyone has already been punished
because they have all lost someone close
to them
When Prince Escalus says at the end of the play, “All are
punishéd,” what does he mean? (V.iii.295)
•Romeo’s banishment from Verona
What event is the climax of the play?
•Love, Destiny, Choice
What are some of the main themes in the play?
What literary devices is Shakespeare using when Romeo says to
Juliet’s “dead” body:
“Death, that hath sucked the honey of thy breath, Hath had no
power yet upon thy beauty. Thou art not conquered. Beauty’s
ensign yet is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks, and death’s
pale flag is not advanced there” (V.iii.92-6).
An example of what type of irony is when Romeo takes his own
life because he thinks Juliet is dead, but we (the audience) know
that she is not.
Shakespearean tragedies have a delicate balance of cause and
In a Shakespearean tragedy, the order of life is disrupted and
must be _________ by the end of the play
•A distant time and place (long ago and
far away)
The setting in a Shakespearean tragedy is usually where and
•In death of several of the main characters
How do Shakespearean tragedies usually end?
•It will be over!
What will happen to the feud between the Capulets and the
Montagues now that Romeo and Juliet are dead?

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