Romeo and Juliet Act 1
by Heather Stafford
| 7 Questions
Note from the author:
Romeo and Juliet Open-ended Questions for Act 1
Discuss the sources of tension in the first scene. Why are these characters upset? CLAIM, EVIDENCE, and REASON.
How does Romeo describe the woman he loves in Scene 1? Refer to things like word choice, connotation, tone, figures of speech, and so on. CLAIM, EVIDENCE, and REASON.
Describe the Nurse. Describe her relationship with Juliet.
Who are Romeo’s friends and what is their plan? Discuss the debate they have with Romeo, as well as their motivations for this plan
Describe Romeo’s reaction when he first sees Juliet.
Discuss the parallelism between Romeo’s “story” and Paris’ “story so far in Act 1.
If you were Romeo and Juliet, would you follow love or stay loyal to your family and friends? Explain your reasons.
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