Parties have a way of getting out of hand. Even in the days before Twitter and Facebook, word could spread quicker than you could say, "Swounds! Where did all these people come from?" This is what essentially happens at the ball thrown by Juliet's parents, Lord and Lady Capulet. Soon, not only are all the right people in attendance, all the "wrong" folks are as well, including the son of the family's bitter enemies. Do you remember how all these people came together? Take our interactive, exclusive quiz to Romeo and Juliet Act 1 Scene 2 and be sure. Each of our questions is ranked in level of difficulty, based on how other people fared who took the quiz. Go ahead, give it a try below!
If you're a teenager, or if you *remember* being a teenager, this scene will probably resonate with you. Juliet has very adult feelings: of love, of lust, of a desire for independence. Nonetheless, she is still under her father's command and watches helplessly as he plans her future. Colluding with her father is his choice of fiancee, who, like her father, does not take much stock in Juliet's own opinions. What else is there to do but rebel? Discover how well you understand what is going on in this scene by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 4. Each question will let you know how well your score compares with others who have taken the quiz, and the difficulty of each question is gauged as well. Score a six or higher? That was a tough one! You got this.
You know that guy who shows up to a party and immediately starts picking a fight? The one who gathers up his goon buddies around him, like Malfoy in every Harry Potter book, and stirs things up? That would be Tybalt, the character who propels the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet from words to action. It seems that every single one of the characters in this play has something to do with the horror that unfolds. How well do you understand Tybalt's place in the tragedy? Take our exclusive, interactive quiz to Tybalt in Romeo and Julietand find out. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand its level of difficulty. See how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try!
Miscommunications and misunderstandings are at the heart of many Shakespearean plays. In comedies, the outcome is a happy one and everyone winds up married and smiling. In a tragedy however.... yeah, you guessed it... death and weeping. In Act Three, Scene Two, the "tragedy" part of The TRAGEDY of Romeo and Juliet gains momentum. Be sure you know who has met their gruesome end and what fates befall other characters by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 2. Rank your score against others and see how you compare. What have you got to lose? Nothing! What do you have to gain? A better grade!
If your idea of a prince was formed largely by the magic of Disney, Shakespeare would like to have a word with you. The Prince of Verona's duties seem to be more in line with keeping squabbling children from coming to blows than they are looking for that perfect princess. His subjects are unruly and prone to violence; his threats are taken seriously only for a short time. Although the character of the Prince of Verona does not play a large role in the tragedy, his lack of effective leadership is shown to be endemic. How well do you understand how this character fits within the framework of the play? Take our exclusive, interactive quiz to The Prince of Verona in Romeo and Julietand find out! Rank your score against others and see how you compare. What have you got to lose? Nothing! What do you have to gain? A better grade!
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Ever had a well-meaning adult in your life who just made everything worse? Such is the case, the reader or viewer begins to learn, in Act Two, Scene Six of Romeo and Juliet, as Friar Laurence is torn between fostering love and giving guidance to these two hormonally-charged young people. As the proverb says, "The road to hell is paved with good intentions." And while you may be cheering for the two lovers who have defied authority, you also know that the "star cross'd lovers" are doomed. This scene is action-packed. Be sure you understand the major and minor points of this pivotal scene by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 6. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand its level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try below!
Fathers...Ugh. Am I right? Lord Capulet wants the best for his little girl and thinks he has found just the right match for her in a husband. But telling a young teenager what to do, apparently, has a long history of backfiring. Shakespeare's Lord Capulet is an interesting mixture of protection and pressure, bravado and foolishness. His leadership is flawed, his parenting questionable, and his role in the forthcoming tragedy undeniable. Take eNotes' exclusive quiz on the role of Lord Capulet in Romeo and Juliet to help you comprehend this important character. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand its level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try!
Well, they don't call it "The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet" for nothing! All the convoluted plans for future happiness come unraveled in this final scene of the play. The body count is higher than a Peter Jackson movie! (Okay, not really.) Have you been able to keep straight who lives, who dies, and why? Take eNotes' exclusive, interactive quiz on Romeo and Juliet Act 5 Scene 3 to find out! Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand the level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. What have you got to lose? Nothing! What have you got to gain? A better grade! Give it a try below!
Actions speak louder than words, and secondary characters have some pretty "loud" actions in Romeo and Juliet, Act II, scene iv. From Romeo's servant to his teasing friends, everyone has some significant role to play. Nurse has an urgent message for Romeo. A Capulet is out for revenge and Romeo's blood. Romeo's servant carries the success of Romeo's hopes upon his shoulders. And boys will be boys and tease their "bro." Take eNotes' quiz to Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 4 to review the significant actions of minor characters who help or hinder Romeo and Juliet on their way to true love's goal.