Charters: Romeo, Nurse, Peter, Benvolio, and Mercutio Monday, mid-day On a street. Tybalt sends a letter challenging Romeo to a duel. Then Mercutio and Benvolio were talking themselves up to each other. Romeo came and nurse followed shortly after to ask if Romeo was really going to marry Juliet. Romeo analogies that he will marry […]

Day Outside in the church garden. Friar Lawrence is picking herbs for his medicines when Romeo approaches him and asks for Friar to marry himself and Juliet. at first, Friar is startled and doesn’t think its a good idea but then agrees knowing it could bring the family’s together. Romeo also says how herbs and men can be […]

Capulets Garden. Sunday night. Romeo gets over the orchard wall and is standing below Juliet, who is standing on her house’s balcony. Juliet is unaware of Romeo beneath her and says lovely things about him. She talks about his name, Montague. and how it is just a name and has no meaning behind it. “That which […]

Sunday Night Outside capulet’s orchard.   Romeo is outside the orchard. he doesnt want to leave so he hides inside the orchard walls. Benvolio and Mercutio mock him for his love of Rosaline, not knowing he loves juliet. “If love is blind, love cannot hit the mark.”  

Sunday night Capulet party Romeo, Benvoilo and Mercutio go to the capulet party. Tybalt recognizes Romeos voice and wants to kill him. Capulet stops him because he does not want to cause a scene in the party, and he would be executed if there is another fight between Capulet and Montegue. After that Romeo and Juliet […]

How does Shakespeare use metaphors to show romeos inner thoughts in act 1 scene 4 in Romeo and Juliet. “…my mind misgives some consequence yet hanging in the stars…” Reference to heaven [in the stars.] god and fate.  In Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare uses a range of metaphors to express the thoughts in characters minds. In […]

Night – Outside the party Romeo and Benvolio are waiting to get into the party. Mercutio asks Romeo to dance, but romeo denies with a play on words; “Not I, believe me. you have dancing shoes With nimble soles, I have a soul of lead So stakes me to the ground I cannot move.” Romeo […]