28th February 2018

Act 1 Scene 4 Summary

Location: Outside Capulet’s house

Time: Sunday Evening

Characters: Romeo, Benvolio and Mercutio

Event: Romeo, Benvolio and Mercutio are all about to enter Capulet’s party but Romeo feels something is not right, He explained he had a dream and that something bad will happen starting tonight. Mercutio goes on saying that most dreamers lie and that dreams are “the children of an idle brain”. Romeo knows something bad is going to happen he says he can feel there is a “consequence yet hanging in the stars”. That he will die an untimely death.

Benvolio: “strike, drum.”

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