Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet: Soliloquy & Letter to Romeo


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Why does Friar Laurence agree to marry Romeo and Juliet even though he thinks that they are too young?

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1. Which of the following statements is untrue about Friar Laurence's soliloquy?

2. Why does Romeo flee to Mantua?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you take a closer look at Shakespeare's use of Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet. You'll be asked questions about the friar's important soliloquy, as well as plot points from the famous play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will help you refresh your memory regarding:

  • Reason behind Friar Laurence's decision to marry Romeo and Juliet
  • Themes, timing and purpose of the friar's soliloquy
  • Details surrounding Romeo's actions as well as the letter that did not make it to him

Skills Practiced

You'll have the chance to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you recognize essential details from the lesson on Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Friar Laurence's soliloquy and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - use your knowledge to answer questions about key incidences in the play

Additional Learning

If you want to read more about the friar, you can watch our animated and informational video lesson titled Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet: Soliloquy & Letter to Romeo. You'll learn about his:

  • Relationship with Romeo
  • Rhyming soliloquy and medicinal herbs
  • Foreshadowing
  • Detailed plan for Juliet