You’ve read the first two acts of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, and you’ve met the important characters. These are the characters whose words, decisions, and actions will drive the plot to its tragic conclusion. Now consider the characters you’ve met.
- Name the character that interests you most.
- Explain what intrigues you about this character
- Why does he or she stand out to you from the whole cast? Support your explanation with evidence from the play.
- What do you think will happen to, or because of, this character in Acts 3–5? What in Acts 1 and 2 causes you to say so?