Location: Capulet’s House Time: Around midday, Monday Characters: Juliet, Nurse, Peter Events: Juliet is wondering where the nurse is as she left 30 minutes ago. She talks about love being fast and she says the nurse is slow. The nurse arrives and Juliet get’s angry at the nurse for being late. Juliet is very hyper […]

Location: A Street in Verona Time: Monday Midday Characters: Mercutio, Benvolio, Romeo, Peter and Nurse. Benvolio and Mercutio are wondering where Romeo is, and where he went the last night. Romeo arrives and he and Mercutio have some good banter. They make some jokes about each other’s sexual organs and the length of them. Eventually, the […]

Location: Friar Lawrence’s Cell Time: Monday Morning Characters: Friar Lawrence, Romeo Events: The Scene starts out with Friar Lawrence entering his cell, then making remarks about the day’s weather. He describes it as a gloomy day. Romeo come’s into the cell and Friar asks why so early in the morning. Romeo is very in with […]

Location: Capulet’s Orchard Time: Very late Sunday Night Events: Romeo really wants to see Juliet again and jumps out of the Montague car. He runs into the Capulet Orchard and climbs up the to the balcony to the courtyard. He hides and describes Juliet as the light of the rising sun. Romeo pulls Juliet into […]

Location: Capulet’s Orchard Time: Late Sunday Night Characters: Romeo, Benvolio and Mercutio Events: Romeo is very distraught about Juliet. He runs away over the orchard as Benvolio and Mercutio come outside. They shout but they do not know where Romeo is. Mercutio says Rosaline is here to see him and he should come to see her. […]

Location: Capulet Mansion Time: Sunday Night Characters: First, Second, Third and Fourth Servingman. Capulet, Cousin Capulet, Romeo, Tybalt, Juliet, Benvolio Events: All the serving men are getting the party ready; tables, lights etc. Capulet has a big speech to welcome all the guests. Romeo is walking around and spots a beautiful woman. He asks the Servingman […]

How does Mercutio use metaphors in his passage about dreams? Statement: Mercutio tries to convince Romeo that a dream has no meaning and only the dull brained dream about things. He says the dreams aren’t reliable and they are inconsistent. Example: “True, I talk of dreams, Which are children of an idle brain, Begot of nothing […]