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1Journal 11/8/12The Capulet and Montague boys can be considered gangs. Discuss your concept/ideas about gangs. Why are gangs created? What is the allure? What kinds of things do gangs fight about? Why do gang members fight, even though they may not know why they are fighting?
2Act I Information and Reading Questions Romeo & JulietAct I Information and Reading Questions
13Comprehension Check7. When describing his feelings to Benvolio, Romeo uses oxymorons in lines and Why do you think he speaks this way?
148. What is Benvolio‘s advice to Romeo? Comprehension Check8. What is Benvolio‘s advice to Romeo?
15Characterization Questions ACT I, Scene 1Characterization Questions
16Scene 1, Capulet describes Romeo: A. What we learn about Romeo: Romeo has been depressed, hiding away from everyone, even locking himself alone in his room.B. Why it is important to the story so far: We learn about Romeo‘s lovesickness, and how depressed he got when Rosaline refused his love.Many a morning hath he there been seen, With tears augmenting the fresh morning dew. Adding to clouds more clouds with his deep sighs; But all so soon as the all-cheering sun Should in the furthest east begin to draw The shady curtains from Aurora's bed, Away from the light steals home my heavy son, And private in his chamber pens himself, Shuts up his windows, locks far daylight out And makes himself an artificial night
17Scene 1, Benvolio recaps the fight at the beginning of the play The fiery Tybalt, with his sword prepared, Which, as he breathed defiance to my ears, He swung about his head and cut the winds, Who nothing hurt withal hiss'd him in scorn: While we were interchanging thrusts and blows, Came more and more and fought on part and part, Till the prince came, who parted either part.A. What we learn about Tybalt:B. Why it is important to the story so far:
18Out of her favour, where I am in love. Scene 1, RomeoOut of her favour, where I am in love.A. What we learn about Romeo:B. Why it is important to the story so far:
19Comprehension Check Questions ACT I, Scene 2Comprehension Check Questions
212. Why has Paris come to visit Capulet? What is Capulet‘s response? Comprehension Check2. Why has Paris come to visit Capulet? What is Capulet‘s response?
223. How does Romeo find out about the Capulet party? Comprehension Check3. How does Romeo find out about the Capulet party?
23Comprehension Check4. Why does Benvolio suggest Romeo go to the party? Why does Romeo finally decide to go?
24Characterization Questions ACT I, Scene 2Characterization Questions
25Scene 2, Capulet speaks about Juliet to Paris She is the hopeful lady of my earth: But woo her, gentle Paris, get her heart, My will to her consent is but a part; An she agree, within her scope of choice Lies my consent and fair according voiceA. What we learn about Juliet:B. Why it is important to the story so far:
26Comprehension Check1. What is Juliet‘s response to her mother about the idea of marriage? What does she mean?
272. What do the Nurse and Lady Capulet want for Juliet? Comprehension Check2. What do the Nurse and Lady Capulet want for Juliet?
28Comprehension Check Questions ACT I, Scene 3Comprehension Check Questions
29Comprehension Check1. What kind of mood is Romeo in before the boys go to the party? What is Mercutio’s advice?
302. How do the boys plan to disguise themselves at the party? Comprehension Check2. How do the boys plan to disguise themselves at the party?
31Comprehension Check3. Who is Queen Mab? What is she responsible for? Name three things Mercutio says she does to people when they are asleep.
32Comprehension Check4. What problem does Romeo mention immediately before the boys enter the party? What does Romeo decide to do about this? Why is this important?
33Characterization Questions ACT I, Scene 4Characterization Questions
34(Scene 4, Lines 53-61) Mercutio: O, then, I see Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the fairies' midwife, and she comes In shape no bigger than an agate-stone On the fore-finger of an alderman, Drawn with a team of little atomies Athwart men's noses as they lie asleep; Her wagon-spokes made of long spiders' legs, The cover of the wings of grasshoppers, The traces of the smallest spider's web, T he collars of the moonshine's watery beams, Her whip of cricket's bone, the lash of film, Her wagoner a small grey-coated gnat, Not so big as a round little worm Prick'd from the lazy finger of a maid; Her chariot is an empty hazel-nut Made by the joiner squirrel or old grub, Time out o' mind the fairies' coachmakers.A. What we learn about Mercutio:B. Why it is important to the story so far:
35Comprehension Check Questions ACT I, Scene 5Comprehension Check Questions
361. How does Tybalt recognize Romeo? Comprehension Check1. How does Tybalt recognize Romeo?
372. Why won‘t Capulet let Tybalt remove Romeo from the party? Comprehension Check2. Why won‘t Capulet let Tybalt remove Romeo from the party?
38Comprehension Check3. How long does it take before Romeo and Juliet kiss for the first time?
394. What do you think Juliet means by ―You kiss by the book‖? Comprehension Check4. What do you think Juliet means by ―You kiss by the book‖?
405. What does Juliet say will be her fate if Romeo is married? Comprehension Check5. What does Juliet say will be her fate if Romeo is married?
41Comprehension Check6. At this point in the play, what do you think is the main plot of the story? What is the sub-plot at this point?
42Characterization Questions ACT I, Scene 5Characterization Questions
43Tybalt A. What we learn about Tybalt: This, by his voice, should be a Montague. Fetch me my rapier, boy. [Exit boy] What dares the slave Come hither, cover'd with an antic face, To fleer and scorn at our solemnity? Now, by the stock and honour of my kin, To strike him dead, I hold it not a sin.A. What we learn about Tybalt:B. Why it is important to the story so far: