Friar Lawrence is picking herbs early in the morning. Romeo approaches him. Friar Lawrence thinks that Romeo is either sick, been with Rosaline or hasn’t slept. Romeo explains that he has moved on from Rosaline and is. Ow in love with Juliet. Friar Lawrence lectures Romeo about moving on too fast. Romeo continues to tell […]

Romeo is hiding outside Juliets balcony. He is talking about how he loves her and how amazing she is. Juliet comes out onto her balcony but does not see Romeo and confesses that she loves Romeo. Juliet talks about Romeos name. She says “O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” Romeo surprises Juliet and they […]

Romeo is outside the Capulet house alone. Romeo complains about his love although he hides the fact he loves Juliet not Rosaline. He says “Can I go forward when my heart is here Turn back, dull earth, and find thy center out.” Romeo then leaves the party. Benvolio and Mercutio enter and joke about Romeos […]

Romeo is at the Capulet party. Tybalt over hears Romeo talking and recognizes his voice and knows who he is. Tybalt wants to kill Romeo but Capulet doesn’t want to start trouble or disturb his guests so Tybalt leaves him alone. Romeo sees Juliet and falls in love instantly. Romeo says “Beauty too rich for […]

Paris asks for Capulets permission to marry Capulets daughter Juliet. Capulets declines the offer because he believes she is to young. He tells Paris the only way the two would wed was if he got Juliet to fall in love with him. Capulet plans a party and gives the invitations to his servent who can’t […]

How does Shakespeare use a metaphor to show Romeos inner thoughts in Act One Scene Four of Romeo and Juliet? Metaphor: “My mind misgives some consequence yet hanging in the stars…”                 – Referring to God, Heaven and something bad in the future. Shakespeare uses many metaphors in […]

Place: Outside Capulets House                                  Time: Sunday Evening                                             Characters: Benvolio, Romeo, Mercutio             […]