Romeo and Juliet Act 5

Why is Romeo feeling cheerful at the beginning of scene 1? He had a dream that he was dead then Juliet kissed him bringing him back to life
What news does Balthasar bring Romeo? He brings the news of Juliet’s death. A note from the Friar about the death.
After hearing the news, where does Romeo plan to go? to the Capulet tomb to mourn
What does the speed with which Romeo makes his decision tell you about his character? He is a bold and decisive person
How is Friar john prevented from going to Mantua to deliver Friar Laurence’s letter? There was a plague in Mantua
Why does Paris go to the Capulet tomb? to lay flowers by Juliet’s tomb
How do you think Paris feels about Juliet? Paris was committed to marrying her, by the end of the play, you can tell that he was willing to fight for her and her family.
What is Romeo’s real reason for sending Balthasar away from the tomb? to deliver a letter that he had for Montague
why does Paris think Romeo has come to the tomb? To spit upon Tybalt’s grave.
What does Friar Laurence find when he enters the tomb? Romeo’s dead body and Juliet waking up from the position.
How does Juliet kill herself? Tries to get the poison on her lips by kissing Romeo, but then using a dagger to stab herself.
What causes Lady Montague’s death? Extreme grief over Romeo’s exile from Verona
Who tells the story of the event to the Prince? Friar Laurence
What does the Prince mean when he says “All are punished” Everyone has lost someone in this feud between the two families.
At the conclusion of the play, what happens between the capulets and the montages? They put their differences aside and end their hatred for each other.
In this final act, how are Romeo’s actions guided more by emotion than reason? Because he thought Juliet was dead, he ended up killing himself
By family, list the people who have died in the play. Montagues: juliet and TybaltCapulets: Romeo and lady capuletmercutio, a friend of romeoparis, neither a capulet or montages