Act 5 Scene I

Time: Wednesday Morning

Location: Mantua

Characters: Romeo, Balthasar, Apothecary

Events: Romeo meets Balthasar and asks how his father is doing and ask hows Juliet’s. Romeo then asks if he has received any letters from the Friar but is told he has gotten none. Balthasar delivers news that Juliet is dead. Romeo then tells Balthasar “is it e’en so? then I defy you, stars” meaning he has been following gods plan but now he is going to defy him and ignore his faith and do what he wants to do. Romeo then meets an Apothecary who sells him a vile of poison because he is so poor Romeo tells the apothecary “that there is thy gold worse poison to means souls” meaning that the gold he has used to buy the vile is worse than the actually vile of poison. Romeo plans to travel back to Verona to kill himself next to Juliet.

Act 4 Scene V

Time: Wednesday Morning

Location: Juliet’s Bedroom

Characters: Nurse, Lady Capulet, Capulet, Friar Lawernce, Paris, Peter, First Musician, Second Musician

Events: The Nurse comes up to Juliet rooms to awake her but finds her unresponsive and presumes she’s dead.  Lady Capulet and Capulet enter shocked and begin to greave but lady capulet does not seem that effect by this death. Friar Lawernce comes to collect Juliet and finds that she has drunk the vile and is in an unresponsive state. Friar Lawerence speaks out and says “you could not keep her from death, but heaven keeps his part in eternal life.” meaning that you could not have kept Juliet from death and that heaven will give her Eternal life. everyone leaves to prepare for a funeral instead of a wedding the musicians go into Juliet’s room and cast Rosemary onto Juliet. Peter enters, The Musicians and Peter start to insult each other for a while Peter then leaves and The second musician tells the first musician to forget about Peter and that they will wait for the mourners and that they will stay for dinner.

Act 4 Scene II,III,IV

Time: Tuesday Night/Wednesday Early Morning

Location: Capulets House/Juliet’s Bedroom

Character: Juliet, Capulet, Lady Capulet, Nurse, First Servingman, Second Servingman

Events: The Capulets prepare for the wedding between Juliet and Paris. While this happens, Juliet tells her Father that she will obey him and marry Paris from this happening Capulet decides to move the wedding up to Wednesday instead of Thursday. Later that day Juliet is in her Room preparing to drink the potion Lady Capulet enters and asks Juliet if everything is Okay Juliet replies and that she is fine and that she would want to be left alone tonight. Lady Capulet leaves saying goodnight. Juliet prepares to drink the vile but keeps on rethinking it thinking that maybe Friar Lawrence wants to kill her but she believes that he is a Loyal man. Juliet finally Takes the drink but drinks for Romeo”Romeo, Romeo, Romeo! Here’s drink-I drink to thee.” Later that morning Capulet asks The Nurse to wake Juliet Because Paris has arrived. “Make haste, the bridegroom he is come already, Make haste, I say.”


Act 4 Scene I

Time: Tuesday Morning

Location: Friar Lawrence Cell

Characters: Friar Lawrence, Paris, Juliet

Events: Paris and Friar Lawrence start talking about the marriage between Paris And Juliet. Juliet comes in and requests to talk to Friar Lawrence. Friar Lawrence and Juliet Talk about the plan to stop here getting married to Paris. Friar Lawrence makes a plan that will involve Juliet sleeping alone that taking a liquid which will make her seem dead for 48 hours. Paris will come to her room and see here “dead” And tell Capulet as Tradition they will put Juliet into the tombs of the Capulets and then Friar Lawernce and Romeo will come to get her. Juliet leaves by saying “Love give me strength, and strength shall help afford which means that the love will give her strength which will help complete this plan.


Act 3 Scene V

Time: Very Early Tuesday Morning

Location: Juliet’s Bedroom

Characters: Romeo, Juliet, Nurse, Lady Capulet, Capulet

Events: Romeo and Juliet are in Juliet’s bedroom. Romeo explains he has to leave before the sun rises but Juliet disagrees and says it is not light yet. “Yond light is not daylight, I know it” The Nurse appears hastily and quickly tells Romeo and Juliet that Juliet’s mother is coming “Lady Capulet” Romeo is about to leave but asks from one kiss, Romeo exits. Lady Capulet enters and talks to Juliet. Juliet says she is not well and Lady Capulet believes that it is Tybalt’s death. Lady Capulet tells Juliet not to weep because the villain who slaughtered him is still alive which is Romeo. Juliet tells Lady Capulet to find a man to deliver a poison that Juliet will make to kill Romeo. Capulet Enters and tells Juliet that she will be getting married on Thursday to Paris. Juliet begs him to call off the wedding, But Capulet disagrees and tells Juliet to either come to the wedding or to never talk to him again. Juliet asks advice from the Nurse. The Nurse tells Juliet that Romeo is banished and that she would just marry Paris. “I think you are happy in this second match, For it excels your first”. Juliet disagrees and says that she will go to Friar Lawrence to ask for advice and if that fails she has the power to kill herself.


Act 3 Scene IV

Time: Monday Late Evening

Location: Capulets House

Characters: Capulet, Paris, Lady Capulet

Event: Capulet and Lady Capulet make plans for Juliet to marry Paris. Lady Capulet decides that the marriage will be on Thursday and that they will not have a grand marriage but a small one with few friends and family because their relatives may think that they do not care about Tybalt’s death if they have a big party “Tybalt being slain so late, It may be thought we held him carelessly”.

Act 3 Scene III

Time: Monday Evening

Location: Friar Lawernce’s Cell

Characters: Romeo, Nurse, Friar Lawernce

Events: Romeo and Friar Lawernce discuss Romeos banishment and try to find a way to help him. They hear someone knocking on the door so Romeo hides and Friar Lawernce opens the door but finds out that it was just the Nurse looking for Romeo. Romeo says that he would rather commit suicide than be banished because he thinks death is compared the same as banishment and also he thinks that there is no world outside Verona walls “but purgatory torture, hell itself”.  Which means he only loves Verona as he only loves Juliet.

Act 2 Scene II

Location: Capulets House

Time: Monday Night

Characters: Juliet, Nurse

Events: Juliet waits for the Nurse to put down the ladder. but the Nurse comes in and starts ranting about a death and Juliet thinks that Romeo has Murdered himself but then finds out the Tybalt is dead and that Romeo killed him but also Romeo was banished. But even though Tybalt is dead Juliet love for Romeo overtakes her sorrow for Tybalt. Juliet says”I’ll to my wedding bed, and death, not Romeo. take my Maidenhead!”. which means that she will not lose her virginity to Romeo but she will lose it death itself.  the nurse says that she will find Romeo and says he will be here tonight.

Act 3 Scene I

Location: A Public Place

Time: Monday Afternoon

Characters: Benvolio, Mercutio, Tybalt, Romeo, Prince, Lady Capulet, Officer, Montague

Events: Mercutio and Benvolio discuss the challenge Tybalt issued Romeo. Tybalt comes and greets Mercutio. Mercutio and Tybalt insult each other and that leads Mercutio to issue a fight between them. Benvolio suggests fighting in a private area. Romeo enters and Tybalt is ready to fight him but Romeo disagrees because he loves him. Mercutio can’t be bothered waiting so starts to engage a fight with Tybalt. Mercutio and Tybalt fight but in the middle of the fight Romeo came in and tried to stop it but Tybalt lunged forward and stabbed Mercutio, Killing him. Mercutio curses a plague on both houses. Romeo is enraged and so he kills Tybalt. Romeo then Shouts out “I am fortunes fool” referring that to that his luck changes from good to bad. for example, him getting married to than him killing Tybalt. and that he is a fool and he follows the way luck takes him. At the end of this scene, Romeo is banished from Verona by the Prince.

Act 2 Scene V

Location: Capulets House

Time: Monday Midday

Characters: Juliet, Nurse, Peter

Events: Juliet starts to wonder where the nurse is after she left to ask Romeo about the marriage arrangements. The nurse returns and Juliet ask the nurse about what Romeo said. The nurse goes on about how she is tired and weary. Then the nurse tells Juliet that Romeo may have a beautiful body but he is not a nice person. Juliet ignores her and asks again what Romeo said. Finally, the nurse asks Juliet if she is free to go to confession today Juliet replied yes. The nurse tells Juliet ” There stays a husband to make you a wife” which means that they are getting married.