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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet


by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet: Deny Thy Father True or False

1. How does Mercutio die? -> He is trampled by a stampeding horse.
2. Why is Romeo banished from Verona? -> Because he killed Tybalt (clearly, Verona is a very dangerous place)
3. What does the nurse bring to Romeo as a symbol of Juliet's love for him? -> A ring
4. What does Friar Lawrence give to Juliet in preparation for her second wedding? -> A book explaining why you are only allowed to be married to one person at a time
5. Why does Romeo poison himself? -> The whole "exiled" thing is getting to him.