Juliet and her mother, Lady Capulet, are discussing plans for Juliet to get married to Paris. Capulet believes that Juliet is not old enough to be married and that she should wait until she is older. Juliet also believes she is not ready for marriage and has not begun thinking about it. She says "It is an honor I dream not of."
Romeo and Juliet meet at the Capulet's party and profess their love for each other. Romeo, the romantic, now has a new love and has completely forgotten about Rosaline.
Romeo visits the Capulet mansion and sees Juliet on the balcony. He sees Juliet. Romeo witnesses Juliet declare her love for Romeo . She wishes he wasn't a Montague so that their love wouldn't be forbidden. Romeo then makes his presence know ad promises his intentions are honorable
Romeo visits Friar Lawrence to ask him to consent to their marriage. Although Friar Lawrence has his suspicions that Romeo may be acting hastily, he agrees, hoping that both of the families hate will turn into love and the feud will end. Romeo and Juliet me married soon after
In this scene, Mercutio, Benvolio, and Romeo meet Tybalt, a member of the Caplet family who has requested to fight Romeo. When Mercutio confronts Tybalt, a noted fighter, on Romeo's behalf, a fight breaks out. Tybalt kills Mercutio and then Romeo fights and kills Tybalt. The prince declares Romeo banished.
After Capulet demanded that his daughter marry Paris, or be banished from the family, Juliet seeks help from Friar Lawrence and they devise a plan. She is to take a potion that will make her seem dead before the wedding, and then she will not marry Paris, and run away with Romeo. In scene 5, the Nurse finds Juliet and is unable to wake her up.