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Anger And Rage In Romeo And Juliet

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How much anger and rage can one human being have? Romeo and Juliet, a love story by William Shakespeare makes the sacrifice of love reach death. The conflict that began the rivalry was the Montagues and the Capulets in the city of Verona. Tybalt, a skilled swordsman, a tough, cocky, anti-Montague, was Juliet’s older cousin and a Capulet. He was always looking for a fight. Romeo, a Montague, has an interaction with Juliet which causes Tybalt’s anger to develop. Tybalt’s death revolves around his need to defend his family’s honor, his misunderstanding of Romeo’s friendship, and his underestimation of Romeo’s strength during their fight. The rivalry between the Montagues and the Capulets was the development of Tybalt’s anger. “What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word, as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee.” Act 1 scene 1. Tybalt was always going to defend his family, and he always wanted to find a fight with a Montague. The party held by the Capulets had Romeo in attendance, which was questionable to Tybalt because he was a Montague. He was there because he was trying to get over Rosaline, which didn’t love him back. As the party goes on, Romeo has an interaction with Juliet and kisses her. From Romeo’s appearance and being with Juliet, Tybalt’s anger evolves.…show more content…
He was in the streets of Verona and runs into Benvolio and Mercutio, Romeo’s friends. They exchange insults before Romeo shows up. As Romeo approaches Tybalt and his friends, he can tell Tybalt is looking for a fight. “Romeo, the hate I bear thee can afford, No better than this—thou art a villain.” (3.1.59-60). Tybalt claims Romeo is the villain in this situation, which Romeo denies and tries to resist to fight Tybalt. “Boy, this shall not excuse the injuries, that thou hast done me, therefore turn and draw.” (3.55-56). All Romeo wants is peace between him and Tybalt, but Tybalt’s action is to
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