What are the correct sequence of events in Act III of Romeo and Juliet:  Group 1 a. Romeo cries that flies can touch Juliet's hand but he can not. b. Romeo tells Juliet that he will gladly die for  her if that's what she wants. c. Romeo declares that he is fortune's fool. d. Romeo looks as if he is at the bottom of a tomb. Group 2 a. Juliet gives the nurse a ring to give to Romeo to show she still loves him, despite what he has done. b. Juliet protests to her father that she can not marry a man that she hasn't even gotten to know yet. c. Juliet leads her mother to believe she hates Romeo as much as her mother hates Romeo. d. Juliet waits anxiously for the night to come so she will be able to be with Romeo. Group 3  a. The nurse curses Romeo and says shame should come to him. b. Benvolio explains the sword fight between Mercutio and Tybalt. c. Paris comes to Lord Capulet to set a wedding date with Juliet. d. Friar Laurence reprimands Romeo for crying like a woman. Group 4 a. Lady Capulet calls Benvolio a liar.  b. The Nurse warns Juliet that her mother is coming to her room. c. Friar Laurence tells Romeo to go to Mantua. d. Lord Capulet sees Juliet's tears and believes that she has been crying over Tybalt's death.

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Group 1: 

a. Romeo declares he is Fortune's fool. Scene 1, line 142.  Romeo says this after he kills Tybalt because Tybalt killed his friend, Mercutio.

b. Romeo cries that flies can touch Juliet 's hand but he cannot. Scene 3, lines 35-42.  Romeo laments that "more courtship lives...

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Group 1: 

a. Romeo declares he is Fortune's fool. Scene 1, line 142.  Romeo says this after he kills Tybalt because Tybalt killed his friend, Mercutio.

b. Romeo cries that flies can touch Juliet's hand but he cannot. Scene 3, lines 35-42.  Romeo laments that "more courtship lives / In carrion flies than Romeo" because he has been banished from Verona while flies are still free to land on her hands.

c. Romeo tells Juliet that he will gladly die for her if that's what she wants. Scene 5, lines 17-18.  After their one night together, Juliet tries to convince Romeo to stay with her; however, if he were to be found, he would surely be put to death because he’s been banished.  Nonetheless, Romeo says that he is "content" to "be put to death" if Juliet "wilt have it so."

d. Romeo looks as though he is at the bottom of a tomb. Scene 5, lines 55-56.  Juliet looks down on Romeo from her balcony, and this foreshadows their eventual deaths.

Group 2:

a. Juliet waits anxiously for the night to come so she will be able to be with Romeo. Scene 2, lines 1-33.  Juliet talks about how wonderful night is, and she asks night to "Take him and cut him out in little stars" when she dies so that he can adorn the face of heaven.  Romeo once compared Juliet to the sun.  This does not bode well for their ability to be together: she is associated with day and he with night.  Again, it foreshadows their tragedy.

b. Juliet gives the nurse a ring to give to Romeo to show she still loves him, despite what he has done. Scene 2, lines 156-157.  While she was waiting for him to come and celebrate their marriage, she learns that he’s killed her cousin and has been banished.  She forgives him almost immediately.

c. Juliet leads her mother to believe she hates Romeo as much as her mother hates Romeo. Scene 5, lines 98-100.  She says that she will "never […] be satisfied / With Romeo till [she] behold[s] him – dead." 

d. Juliet protests to her father that she cannot marry a man that she hasn't even gotten to know yet. Scene 5, lines 123-124.  She says that "this haste" is upsetting to her.

Group 3

a. Benvolio explains the sword fight between Mercutio and Tybalt. Scene 1, lines 160-184.  He tells the truth, though it implicates his cousin, Romeo.  He proves how much integrity he has in doing so.

b. The nurse curses Romeo and says shame should come to him. Scene 2, line 98.  She first describes how men cannot be trusted: "No faith, no honesty in men."

c. Friar Laurence reprimands Romeo for crying like a woman. Scene 3, lines 120.  He says, "Thy tears are womanish" because Romeo shows such wildness and weakness. 

d. Paris comes to Lord Capulet to set a wedding date with Juliet. Scene 4, line 21.  He’d like to be married to her as soon as possible, though Lord Capulet wants to wait a few days at least to make preparations.

Group 4

a. Lady Capulet calls Benvolio a liar. Scene 1, lines 185-186.  She either doesn’t want to believe that Tybalt could have been killed by Romeo or she just wants to make the Capulets look as guilty as possible.  Perhaps it’s both.

b. Friar Laurence tells Romeo to go to Mantua. Scene 3, lines 159-160.  He wants Romeo to remain there, in safety, until they can "reconcile [their] friends, / Beg pardon of the Prince, and call [Romeo] back" with great celebration. 

c. The Nurse warns Juliet that her mother is coming to her room. Scene 5, lines 39-40.  If Romeo is caught in Verona, the punishment is death.  If he is caught in Juliet’s bedroom, especially after killing Tybalt, I doubt he’d even make it to the Prince because the Capulets would murder him themselves. 

d. Lord Capulet sees Juliet's tears and believes that she has been crying over Tybalt's death. Scene 5, lines 131-134.  This seems to be the main reason he’s arranged for Juliet’s hasty marriage to Parris.

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Sequence of Events: Romeo and Juliet Act III

Group 1: 

1. Romeo declares he is fortune's fool. Scene 1, line 42

2. Romeo cries that flies can touch Juliet's hand but he can not. Scene 3, lines 33-42

3. Romeo tells Juliet that he will gladly die for her if that's what she wants. Scene 5, lines 17-18

4. Romeo looks as though he is at the bottom of a tomb. Scene 5, lines 55-56

Group 2:

1. Juliet waits anxiously for the night to come so she will be able to be with Romeo. Scene 2, lines 1-33

2. Juliet gives the nurse a ring to give to Romeo to show she still loves him, despite what he has done. Scene 3, lines 155-157

3. Juliet leads her mother to believe she hates Romeo as much as her mother hates Romeo. Scene 5, lines 98-99

4. Juliet protests to her father that she can not marry a man that she hasn't even gotten to know yet. Scene 5, lines 123-124

Group 3

1. Benvolio explains the sword fight between Mercutio and Tybalt. Scene 1, lines 160-184

2. The nurse curses Romeo and says shame should come to him. Scene 2, lines 92-98

3. Friar Laurence reprimands Romeo for crying like a woman. Scene 3, lines 119-121

4. Paris comes to Lord Capulet to set a wedding date with Juliet. Scene 5, line 21

Group 4

1. Lady Capulet calls Benvolio a liar. Scene 1, lines 185-186

2. Friar Laurence tells Romeo to go to Mantua. Scene 3, lines 159-160

3. The Nurse warns Juliet that her mother is coming to her room. Scene 5, lines 39-40

4. Lord Capulet sees Juliet's tears and believes that she has been crying over Tybalt's death. Scene 5, lines 131-134 

 

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