Location: Streets of Verona
Time: Midday Monday
Characters: Peter, Romeo, Nurse, Mercutio, Benvolio
Events: Mercutio and Benvolio are making friendly jokes about Romeo and his blind love, also discussing his death threat given by Tybalt. As Romeo returns from arranging the marriage with Friar Lawrence, His strong friendly bond with the witty Mercutio is shown by their banter. Juliet’s nurse seeks Romeo to confirm the eloping for Juliet and also warns Romeo that Juliet is not to be married for her looks but for her mind.
Quote: “I can tell you, but young Romeo will be older when you have found him than he was when you sought him: I am the youngest of that name, for fault of a worse”