Romeo and Juliet Act II

Scene 1: What does Mercutio say about “blind love”? That you can’t love someone blindly
Scene 2: When Juliet appears on her balcony, what does Romeo compare her to? The sun
Scene 2: How does Juliet speak, yet say nothing? She uses her body language
Scene 2: When Juliet leans her cheek on her hand, what does Romeo say? How he wishes to be a glove on that hand, so he could touch her cheek
Scene 2: Unaware of his presence, what does Juliet ask Romeo to say? Profess his love for her
Scene 2: Explain what Juliet says about names. She says that a name does not effect a person. That it is unimportant
Scene 2: Juliet asks how Romeo got into her place. The orchard walls are high, and Romeo’s life would be in danger if her relatives found him there. What is Romeo’s response? That on love’s light wings he perched over the walls
Scene 2: Why is Juliet embarrassed? She just said a bunch of things not intended for Romeo’s ears, including her love for him
Scene 2: Juliet is going to send someone to Romeo on the following day for what purpose? To arrange their marriage plans
Scene 3: What has Friar Lawrence been out gathering in his basket? Flowers
Scene 3: Explain lines 21-22: “virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied,/ and vice sometime by action dignified? Too much of a good thing is bad.
Scene 3: When Friar Lawrence sees Romeo, what comment does Friar Lawrence make about seeing Romeo so early in the morning? That he has been out all night
Scene 3:What does Friar Lawrence mean when he says to Romeo, “Young men’s love then lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes? That he only loves her looks, and doesn’t know anything about her. It’s pure infatuation
Scene 3: Friar Lawrence agrees to go through with the marriage ceremony for what reason? It could end the feuding between the families
Scene 4: According to Mercutio, what kind of man is Tybalt? A stuck up, snobby, spoiled, stereotypical rich kid
Scene 4: What is the nurse saying to Romeo in lines 142-147?”…if ye should lead thee in a fool’s paradise” Not to hurt Juliet or he will be in trouble
Scene 4: How is Juliet to arrange to meet Romeo? She sends the nurse to get information of the marriage
Scene 5: The nurse is supposed to be gone only a half hour, but she is actually gone for how long? 3 hours
Scene 5: How is the nurse behaving that is frustrating to Juliet? She is being secretive, and not telling Juliet anything
Scene 6: What does Friar Lawrence mean when he says, “Therefore, love moderately; long love doth so”? Don’t get caught up in the love, because it can die out quickly