Romeo and juliet Study Guide Act 2

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What does Mercutio say about blind love?
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You cannot love someone if you are blind
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When Juliet appears on her balcony, what does Romeo compare her to?
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Romeo compares her with the sun
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How does Juliet speak yet say nothing?
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She uses her body language
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When Juliet leans her cheek on her hand, what does Romeo say?
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Romeo want to be the glove to touch her cheek
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Unaware of his presence, what does Juliet ask Romeo to say?
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to refuse his name and family
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Explain what Romeo says about names.
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Names are like titles that don’t exactly belong to you.
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Juliet asks how Romeo got into her place.What is Romeo’s response?
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Love gives him the strength to climb and nobody is going to stop him.
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Why is Juliet embarrased?
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Romeo heard all of the conversation.
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Juliet is going to send someone to Romeo on the follwing day for what purpose?
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To get married
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What has friar Laurence been out gathering in his basket?
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Poison weeds and flowers
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Explain lines 21-22: “Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied, / And vice sometime by action dignified?”
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It is not good to do something right for the wrong reasons
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When Friar Laurence sees Romeo, what comment does Friar Laurence make about seeing Romeo so early in the morning?
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He was awaken by a dream.
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What does Friar Laurence mean when he says to Romeo, “Young men’s love then lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes”?
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That young men’s love is not real love
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Friar Laurence agrees to perform the marriage ceremony for Romeo and Juliet for what reason?
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To make the two families stop fighting
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According to Mercutio, what kind of man is Tybalt?
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He is brave; he is in charge; he fights for what he wants.
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What is the nurse saying to Romeo in lines 166-177?
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She’s telling Romeo to be honest and not to play with Juliet.
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How is Juliet to arrange to meet Romeo?
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He is told to bring cords to make stairs and Romeo will climb up to her room.
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The nurse is supposed to be gone only a half hour, but she is actually gone for how long?
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3 hours
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How is the nurse behaving that is frustrating Juliet?
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She’s complaining; she doesn’t want to tell Juliet what Romeo said.

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