What Does Benvolio Learn About The Capulet Party

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• Name the two feuding families.The Montagues and the Capulets. • Who is Escalus and what is his power over the two families? He is the prince of all Verona. • How does Benvolio propose to change Romeo’s melancholy mood at beginning of play? He tells him to look at other women. • Why is it necessary for scene 1 to take place in a public square? So you can see the impact that the family feud is having on the town. • To the people of Shakespeare’s time, disorder in a community threatened the authority of the ruler and the stability of the state. Find examples of this belief in Escalus’ speech? • How do Romeo and Benvolio learn about the Capulet party? The person who is handing out invitations can’t read, so he asks them to help him. • What persuades Romeo to attend the party? He finds out that…show more content…
They will prorbaly meet bad fates, because of all of their fighting natures. • At the end of the street fight in scene 1, what does Escalus, the Prince of Verona, threaten to do if the Capulet and Montague families get into another fight? He threatens to sentence them all to death. • How do Romeo and his friends learn that Rosaline will be invited to Capulet’s party? They see the guest list when the invitations are being passed out. • In scene 2, Paris asks Lord Capulet for permission to marry Juliet. What condition does Capulet add with these lines: "My will to her consent is but a part/And she agree, within her scope of choice/Lies my consent and fair according voice. " He says he must win Juliet’s heart truly. • After the Nurse tells Romeo that Juliet is a Capulet, he replies: "Is she a Capulet? /O dear account! My life is my foe’s debt. " • What do these lines suggest about how Romeo feels about having fallen in love with Juliet? He means his life is greatly affected by the family
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