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Romeo and Juliet

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Setting the Mood

RANDJ-TOUPNH

What helps establish a foreboding mood at the beginning of the scene?

A

Benvolio notices that a storm is approaching from the east, and everyone is clearing out.

B

Benvolio asks Mercutio to leave because of the heat, and the Capulets are nearby.

C

Mercutio is in a bad mood and wants to find Tybalt so he can kill him.

D

Romeo hasn't shown up yet and Benvolio predicts a bad ending to the duel between Romeo and Tybalt.

E

Mercutio makes the strange statement that he isn't afraid to be killed fighting the Capulets.