Presentation on theme: "Romeo and Juliet Act Three. Scene One Mercutio, and Benvolio encounter Tybalt and a few Capulets in the street who are looking for Romeo Romeo enters."— Presentation transcript:
Scene One Mercutio, and Benvolio encounter Tybalt and a few Capulets in the street who are looking for Romeo Romeo enters the scene and tells Tybalt that they are not enemies, but instead that he loves Capulets Mercutio and Tybalt fight, and Tybalt kills Mercutio when Romeo tries to break it up
Scene One Continued Mercutio’s death enrages Romeo and when Tybalt comes back Romeo kills him The prince, Montagues, and Capulets demand to know what happened from Benvolio. The Capulets believe Benvolio is lying because he is a Montague and they demand that the prince punish Romeo
Scene One Continued The prince exiles Romeo from Verona and vows that both families will be punished because their feud has now affected his family. The prince tells the Montagues to tell Romeo to leave immediately because if he is found in Verona he will be killed.
Scene Two Juliet is dreaming about her first night with Romeo as a married couple Nurse tells her about Romeo killing Tybalt and being exiled Juliet is feeling sorry for herself because her new husband has been exiled, so nurse goes to get Romeo so they can spend some time together.
Scene Three Romeo is hiding in Friar Lawrence’s cell He is also feeling sorry for himself because of his punishment Friar Lawrence believes this is a sign of immaturity and an ungrateful person Romeo does not even feel urgency to hide when there is a knock on the door because he thinks death would be better than being exiled
Scene Three continued Friar Lawrence wants Romeo to leave Verona and stay in the city of Mantua for a while Friar Lawrence will explain the marriage to the Montagues and the Capulets and try to get Romeo pardoned for his crime When he has figured all of this out, he will send for Romeo to come back to Verona
Scene Four Capulet, Lady Capulet, and Paris are discussing Paris’ proposal Capulet tells Paris that they will convince Juliet to marry him They plan a small wedding to occur in three days
Scene Five Romeo and Juliet are parting because it is early in the morning Romeo says “More light and light, more dark and dark our woes!” Romeo leaves and Lady Capulet comes to see Juliet Juliet tells her mother that she is not well and her mother believes that this is her grief over Tybalt’s death
Scene Five Continued Lady Capulet tells Juliet that she wants to send someone to Mantua to poison Romeo so the Capulets can have their revenge Lady Capulet informs Juliet about her upcoming wedding day Juliet says, “I will not marry yet. And when I do, I swear it shall be Romeo, whom you know I hate, rather than Paris.”
Scene 5 Continued Capulet is furious when Juliet tells him she does not want to marry Paris He believes that Paris is an excellent match for her and he worked hard to make this wedding happen He calls Juliet ungrateful and tells her she can either marry Paris or leave his house and live on the streets He refuses to hear her reasons or explanations
Scene Five Continued Juliet is upset and doesn’t know what to do because she is already married She is torn between making her parents happy and breaking her marriage vows The nurse believes she should ignore her vows and love for Romeo and marry Paris because he is so much better than Romeo
Scene Five Continued Juliet tells the nurse to tell her parents that she will marry Paris and that she feels so bad she is going to Friar Lawrence to confess her sins She cannot believe the nurse took her parents’ side and she vows to herself not to marry Paris Juliet says, “If all else fail, I myself have power to die