Who is the court in Romeo and Juliet?
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito served as chief judge in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s mock trial of Friar Laurence for the wrongful deaths of Romeo and Juliet in a suit brought by their parents. Elizabeth Prelogar was appealing a judgement against Friar Laurence.
What is Mercutio’s famous line?
Mercutio : If love be rough with you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking and you beat love down.
Who are the 2 foil characters in Romeo and Juliet?
Tybalt is the opposite in character, being unfriendly and self-serving. The most famous foil character in Romeo and Juliet is Mercutio. Mercutio is considered a foil to Romeo.
Who starts the first fight in Romeo and Juliet?
Gregory sees two Montague servants approaching, and discusses with Sampson the best way to provoke them into a fight without breaking the law. Sampson bites his thumb at the Montagues—a highly insulting gesture. A verbal confrontation quickly escalates into a fight.
Why is the letter not delivered to Romeo?
Friar John replies that he was unable to deliver the letter because he was shut up in a quarantined house due to an outbreak of plague. Friar Lawrence becomes upset, realizing that if Romeo does not know about Juliet’s false death, there will be no one to retrieve her from the tomb when she awakes.
Are Tybalt and Benvolio foils?
Tybalt the Angry Foil In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo’s cousin Benvolio (whose name even means good will or benevolence) and Tybalt are foils. While Benvolio is just a nice guy who does everything in his power to stop a fight and keep the peace, Tybalt can’t draw his sword quickly enough.
What’s a dramatic foil?
A dramatic foil, or foil character, is a character with qualities that highlight another character’s (usually but not necessarily the protagonist’s) quality or qualities, usually by having contrasting qualities.
What are Romeo’s final words?
Here’s to my love! O true apothecary! Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die.