Short Answer Study Guide Questions~ Romeo and Juliet Act II

In Act II Scene ii, Romeo and Juliet profess their love for one another. Juliet is to contact Romeo through a servant the next day. Why? Romeo will tell her through the servant when and where they will marry.
Why does Friar Lawrence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet? Friar Lawrence agrees to marry them because he hopes their love will end the ancient feud between the families in the future.
What message does the Nurse take to Juliet? Juliet is to go to Friar Lawrence’s cell in the afternoon so that she and Romeo can marry.
What warning does Friar Lawrence give Romeo foreshadowing future events of the play. He tells him that these quick moments of happiness end just as quick as they happened. When they meet and kiss they explode; he foreshadows the death of Romeo and Juliet.