Romeo and Juliet: Journal Entry for First Five Acts

Topics: Romeo and Juliet, Characters in Romeo and Juliet Pages: 5 (1451 words) Published: October 8, 1999
Romeo and Juliet Journal

Act I:

Hi. I am Roberto Montague, Romeo's cousin. This is the first of five entries to this journal.
Many things happened today. Some of these things are that Sampson and Gregory were talking, and then Abram and Balthasar entered the room. After Abram started to quarrel, they started to sword fight, but then Benvolio came in and broke up the fight. After Benvolio broke up the fight, Tybalt entered and started to fight with Benvolio. Soon later, an Officer entered the room with three or four citizens all armed with clubs, bills, and partisans, or spears. Lord Capulet and Montague with their Ladies entered the room and started to quarrel as well

, but the Prince set them straight.
Everyone, but the Montague's and Benvolio left the room, after the Prince said what he had to say. Montague started to ask what happened, and who started it, Benvolio replied that the servents of his adversary did. After they had a bit of a discussion, Romeo entered. Lord and Lady Montague left the room to leave Romeo and Benvolio to talk. They soon talked about love, and where they would dine. They talked some more about love then soon left the room and the day was over.

Act II:

This is the second of five entries to this journal.
At the beginning of this day, Romeo and Benvolio began to speak to each other, and then Romeo retires while Mercutio and Benvolio spoke about Romeo's love with Juliet. A bit more into the day, Romeo went to the Capulet house to visit the fare Juliet. They met outside of Juliet's room on the balcony and they start to talk each other. Soon later, the nurse starts to call from within the house for Juliet, she started to leave many times but Romeo kept interrupting. Juliet exited and entered the balcony two or three times, but they gave each other farewells and Juliet went into the house, and Romeo walked off.

Friar Laurence, a Franciscan priest, was admiring the day, when Romeo entered his cell. They begin to speak of Roseline and Romeo's new love, Juliet. He soon dashes off as soon as he got what he wanted. A little later, Mercutio and Benvolio were asking each other where Romeo had gone. Coincidently, Romeo entered minutes later. They began to talk about Romeo's going to the Capulet house, and what he went there for. A minute later, the nurse and her man Peter came about. Mercutio begins to sing a song, and then he and Benvolio soon exuent. Romeo soon rushes off, and then the Nurse pushed Peter to see if she still has authority over him.

Juliet starts to think why the Nurse hasn't showed up after she sent her to meet Romeo. It had been three long hours before she returned with Peter, but she soon sent Peter back to the gate. The Nurse's bones are so weary from her long journey, and she was out of breath, but Juliet needed to know what she and Romeo talked of. The Nurse finally told Juliet the plans for her and Romeo's marriage.

Act III:

This is the third of five entries to this journal.
Benvolio, Mercutio and some men walk up to a public place talking about the weather. A second later, Tybalt and others come to the public place and begin to quarrel a bit with Mercutio and Benvolio. Another second or two later, Romeo enters the public place. Tybalt calls Romeo a boor, a clumsy stupid fellow and Mercutio draws his sword and calls Tybalt a ratcatcher. Tybalt draws, they begin to fight! Romeo standing aside yells for Benvolio to beat down their weapons, and then says for them to stop, not to have this outrage in the public streets of Verona. Tybalt under Romeo's arm thrusts Mercutio in, just wounding him. Tybalt leaves and Mercutio sends for a surgeon to heal his cut. Benvolio helps Mercutio to a house so he wouldn't faint. Benvolio then entered telling Romeo that Mercutio was now dead! Tybalt, the killer, then comes back to the public place. Romeo is furious with him, so he slashes him and Tybalt dies, and runs off. The...
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