Romeo and Juliet- Act II, Scene I (Summary)

Act II, Scene 1

Setting: Late Sunday Night, Outside Capulet’s orchard

Characters in Scene: Romeo, Benvolio, Mercutio

Romeo hides from his friends, and does not want to leave the Capulet’s house. Benvolio and Mercutio tries to find him by calling Rosaline names and joking about his love for him. Being unfortunately unfound, they gave up and went home.

Key Quotation: Come, he hath hid himself among these trees to be consorted with the humorous night. Blind is his love, and best befits the dark. -Benvolio

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