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Why is Montague worried about his son?
He should have joined in the fighting.
He is so moody.
He doesn't have a girlfriend.
Why is Romeo in a bad mood?
Romeo and Rosaline were in love but they've had a tiff.
Romeo is in love with Rosaline but she is not in love with him.
He can't decide whether to go out with Rosaline or Juliet.
'Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health'. What are these examples of?
Oxymoron - contradictory phrases.
Romeo's very poor attempts at poetry.
Romeo and Benvolio make puns about a good aim, marksmen and arrows. What are these puns about?
Their favourite sport.
Cupid's ability to shoot an arrow that will hit Rosaline's heart and make her love Romeo.
What is Benvolio's advice to Romeo?
Forget Rosaline and look at other attractive girls.
Keep trying to win Rosaline's heart.
Go to a party.
What does Romeo swear?
Benvolio is a genius.
He wouldn't be able to forget Rosaline's beauty even if he were to be struck blind.
He will fall in love with the next girl he sees at a party.