. At his cell, Friar Lawrence speaks with Friar John, whom he had earlier sent to Mantua with a letter for Romeo.He sends another letter to Romeo to warn him about what has happened, and plans to keep Juliet in his cell until Romeo arrives.
Act 5, scene 1. On Wednesday morning, on a street in Mantua, a cheerful Romeo describes a wonderful dream he had the night before: Juliet found him lying dead, but she kissed him, and breathed new life into his body Romeo stops and asks if Balthasar is carrying a letter from Friar Lawrence. Quote:”Come hither, man. I see that thou art […]
Early the next morning, the Capulet house is full with preparations for the wedding. Capulet sends the Nurse to go wake Juliet. She finds Juliet dead and begins to wail, soon joined by both Lady Capulet and Capulet. Paris arrives with Friar Lawrence and a group of musicians for the wedding. When he learns what […]
Juliet returns home where she finds Capulet and Lady Capulet preparing for the wedding. She surprises her parents by repenting her disobedience and cheerfully agreeing to marry Paris. Capulet is so pleased that he insists on moving the marriage up a day, to Wednesday/tomorrow. Quote:”love give me strength and strength shall help afford.farewell,dear father”
The friar proposes a plan: Juliet must consent to marry Paris then on the night before the wedding, she must drink a sleeping potion that will make her appear to be dead she will be laid to rest in the Capulet tomb, and the friar will send word to Romeo in Mantua to help him retrieve her when she […]
Romeo and Juliet wake after their first and only night together.They don’t want to say good-bye but they know Romeo will be killed if he gets caught in Verona, especially if he also happens to be in Juliet’s bed.Before Juliet has time to fix her hair or anything, her mother comes in. They manage to […]
Late on Monday evening, Capulet and Paris discuss how Juliet’s grief over Tybalt’s death has prevented Paris from continuing his courtship of Juliet. Suddenly, as Paris prepares to leave, Capulet offers him Juliet’ shand in marriage. quote:”My lord i would thursday were tomorrow.”
Summary: Act 3, scene 3. In Friar Lawrence’s cell,Romeo is overcome with grief, and wonders what sentence the Prince has decreed. Friar Lawrence tells him he is lucky: the Prince has only banished him.Romeo claims that banishment is a penalty far worse than death, since he will have to live, but without Juliet. quote: “how well my comfort is […]