Act V, Scene 3: Questions and Answers
- What is Paris doing in the churchyard?
- What does Paris think Romeo is doing?
- Why doesn’t Romeo want to fight Paris?
- Why does Juliet look so lifelike to Romeo?
- What does Friar Laurence see when he enters the tomb?
- What does Friar Laurence try and persuade Juliet to do?
- Why does Juliet kiss Romeo?
- How does Juliet kill herself?
- What happened to Romeo’s mother?
- How do the Montagues and the Capulets react to the deaths of their children?
- Paris is scattering flowers on Juliet’s grave.
- Paris thinks Romeo is trying to disturb the dead Capulets out of malice.
- Romeo doesn’t want to sin again by killing another person.
- Juliet looks lifelike because she is actually alive (and is about to awaken).
- Friar Laurence sees the bodies of Paris and Romeo just as Juliet begins to wake up.
- Friar Laurence urges Juliet to flee the scene and join a nunnery.
- Juliet hopes there might still be poison on Romeo’s lips.
- Juliet stabs herself with a dagger when she hears people approaching the tomb.
- Romeo’s mother died of grief due to her son’s banishment.
- Lord Capulet and Lord Montague reconcile their differences and decide to end the senseless feud.