Romeo and Juliet Act 5

What news does Balthasar bring Romeo? Juliet is dead.
What does Romeo mean when he says, “Then I defy you, stars!”? He’s going against fate. He’s going against what is meant for him.
What actions does Balthasar’s news prompt Romeo to do? It prompts him to visit Juliet and later poison himself.
What does Friar John tell Friar Laurence? He did not send the letter to Romeo telling him the plan.
After hearing this news from Friar John, what does Friar Laurence intend to do? Send another letter, and go back to Juliet.
Why is Paris at Juliet’s tomb? To put flowers by Juliet’s tomb because he believes they were in love.
Romeo gives Balthasar two reasons for entering the Capulet’s tomb. What are those two reasons? To take the ring off, and to see her one more time
Why does Paris think Romeo has come to the tomb? To disrespect the body and do something bad to it.
What is it about Juliet that should have told Romeo she was not actually dead? She wasn’t pale and her lips still contained color.
Why doesn’t Friar Laurence stay in the tomb with Juliet after she awakens? People are coming to check on the bodies.
Why does Juliet kiss Romeo after he is dead? She is trying to extract some of his poison that he drank.
When Montague first arrives on the scene, what does he tell those gathered? His wife has recently died because she was grieving the exile of Romeo.
Relate the events that lead to Romeo and Juliet’s death as Friar Laurence tells them. Romeo doesn’t get to her tomb fast enough, so he kills himself right before she wakes up.
What information does Romeo’s letter give? That he bought a poison and was going to lie there with Juliet. Everything about Juliet and him and their relationship.
How do Montague and Capulet plan to honor the memories of their children? Construct and erect golden statues of them.
Shakespeare restores order at the end of his tragedies. Explain how this is done in Romeo and Juliet. The families are no longer feuding.