LOCATION: a street, afternoon.
Paris asks Capulet for his daughter [Juliet’s] hand in marriage. Capulet turns him down seem he thinks his daughter is too young. He then say Paris can if he makes Juliet love him.
The servant for Capulet is sent out with a list to find people for their party, the servant can not read and had to find someone to help. He finds Romeo and Benvolio. After they help him, he invites them to the party quoting “if you be not from the house of Montagues, I pray come and crush a cup of wine.” – Servant.
Romeo finally agrees to go along to the party, only to see Rosaline, and prove she is beautiful.