Romeo and Juliet Themes Quiz Are you ready to test your knowledge on the themes in Romeo and Juliet? How does the theme of love best contribute to the play’s narrative? It creates a sense of harmony and unity between characters. It emphasises the power of compassion and forgiveness. It strengthens the bond between family members. It creates conflict and obstacles for the protagonists. Which theme is the feud between the Montagues and Capulets most relevant to? Love and hate Gender expectations Fate Youth and age What does the theme of youth and age reveal? The wisdom and experience of older characters. The importance of tradition and societal conventions. The generation gap between parents and children The righteousness of youth What is the main source of conflict in the play? Religion Gender Family Class How does Shakespeare explore the theme of youth? Through the impetuosity and recklessness of the protagonists. By contrasting the idealism of the younger generation with the orthodoxy of their parents. By highlighting the intensity of young love. All of the above. Which character exemplifies the themes of loyalty and trust? Friar Lawrence Paris Romeo Mercuitio What message does Shakespeare convey about the theme of love? Love conquers all. Love is a many splendored thing. Love is irrational. Love is conditional. Which theme is highlighted by the description of Romeo and Juliet as ‘star-crossed lovers’? Violence and conflict Youth and age Family Fate What is the effect of the prologue? It emphasises the theme of family by showing the differences between Montagues and Capulets. It emphasises the theme of conflict by detailing the bitter origin of the feud. It emphasises the theme of fate by foreshadowing the play’s tragic outcome It emphasises the theme of love by juxtaposing the charm of Romeo with the beauty of Juliet. How does the theme of violence and conflict shape the events of the play? The longstanding conflict between families drives the plot. Violent actions escalate the drama and make the tragic outcome increasingly unavoidable. Characters actions are influenced by the destructive nature of hatred and vengeance. All of the above Time's up More?