Act 1 Scene 1 Romeo and Juliet

Act I, Scene 1 Assignment ROMEO & JULIET

Read lines Act I, Scene 1.150-212 (“Good morrow” to “how I should forget to think”)


  1. Summarize the most important information you learned from this scene.
  2. Choose any section of at least two lines from what you read. Copy it down and then paraphrase it (put it in your own words).
  3. What is wrong with Romeo? Use at least two examples from this section to support your response. Why does Shakespeare use these to establish Romeo’s character?
  4. Imagine that you were the director of a stage version of this scene. What would you have for the set? Why? What about costumes and props? Why? What music and/or lighting would you suggest? Why?

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