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

Act V, Scene 1

Setting: Wednesday morning at Mantua

Characters in Scene: Romeo, Balthasar, Apothecary

Romeo dreamt that Juliet came to Mantua and sees him dead. Later then Balthasar came from Verona to deliver the news that Juliet is dead. Not getting Friar Lawrence’s letter, Romeo believed that his lady has passed away. He then decides to buy a poison from the Apothecary which he can use at Juliet’s tomb to kill himself there.

Key Quotation: I dreamt my lady came and found me dead. And breath’d such life with kisses in my lips. -Romeo

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