The lyrics of Michael Jackson’s song ‘Beat It’ can be used to characterize Shakespeare’s Benvolio from his tragedy Romeo and Juliet. In the story Benvolio is frequently trying to prevent conflicts between the characters. One of his lines that best portrays him as such, is when he shouts “Part fools! Put down your swords,” as he attempts to break up the fight between the Montagues’ and Capulets’ men. Similarly, the words to ‘Beat It’ gives an inside view to a man who knows he should avoid confrontation with the wrong people, just like Benvolio knows to avoid the Capulets.
1. The fight scene allows Shakespeare to reveal many things about the story, such as the fact that the families are in a feud and that these fights have a significant effect on the rest of the town. Using a street brawl, Shakespeare can reveal these things while still sticking to his style of playwriting focused around dialogue. 2. Sampson: [Aside to Gregory.]
Romeo and Juliet Act 3 summary Scene 1 takes place in a public area and Mercutio and Benvolio enter with several servants. Benvolio then starts to complain about the hot weather and Mercutio starts to make fun of him. Then Tybalt and a couple servants enter the scene. Tybalt asks Benvolio and Mercutio if they have seen Romeo. Benvolio and Mercutio then start to mess with Tybalt and Romeo enters the scene.
"And but one word with one of us? Couple it with something. Make it a word and a blow" (3.1. 42-43). In Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet Mercutio is discussing with Benvolio about dueling Tybalt for Romeo. Since, Tybalt is the best at dueling, Romeo has no chance to go up against Tybalt.
Romeo and Juliet happened in Verona Italy. They both came from different families the Montague and Capulet families. At the beginning servants from both of the families are engaged in a fight in the streets. That evening the Capulet family were gonna be having a party at there house. Romeo and his friend Benvolio ran into Peter a servant from the Capulets that had the list of names of the people who were going to attend the mask party and Romeo helped Peter read the list and he decided he wanted to attend the party.
Mercutio, Romeo’s close friend and Benvolio, Romeo’s cousin, both walk in in the streets of Verona. The Capulets are wandering around and Benvolio does not want to bump into them and start a fight. As Mercutio and Benvolio talk, the Capulets goes towards them. Tybalt greets Mercutio and Benvolio and as they talk, Romeo enters, the man who Tybalt is looking for. Romeo walks towards them and Tybalt says, “Romeo, the love I bear thee can afford No better term than this: thou art a villain.”
Shakespeare uses both romantic and identity crushes to show that parents should take teenage crushes seriously by providing examples of stories and lessons he put together into his plays. For example, One of his many famous plays he has created that is a great example of both romantic and identity crushes is Romeo and Juliet. A romantic crushes is formed by finding someone whom they find powerfully attractive; moreover, someone who they feel excited to be around, and with whom they want to spend a lot of time. Parents most often know not to take these romantic crushes serious because they know sooner or later their children will outgrow these crushes and move onto the next crush: “Most romantic crushes don’t last very long because once the
"Romeo and Juliet" emphasizes human's decision-making prowess and their judgment on making choices between what they aspire and what is righteous. Shakespeare's world renowned romantic tragedy, "Romeo & Juliet", is one of the most eminent plays ever written. Technically, the Bard was not the original writer that composed the play, but he was the one responsible for immortalizing it. The dispute centers around an age-old feud set in 14th century, Verona, among two families: the Capulets and Montagues. The children from the two families rapidly turn heads over heels after meeting each other for the first time.
The most commonly expressed theme in/of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare that has been seen throughout the acts is love. The play/novel expresses different types of love from friendships to romances. The first sign of love expressed was brotherly love/friendship. A pair of characters that express this love are romeo and mercutio.
The play Romeo and Juliet values use of influence, which helps many characters get through difficult times, the importance of influence is shown in this quote, “The key to success leadership today is influence not authority,” (Ken Blanchard). The Characters that influence Romeo throughout the play have no authority over Romeo, what makes them a good leader is their influence. In Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, Romeo faces many challenges, but through the influences of Benvolio, Friar Laurence, and Juliet, He is able to overcome them. Benvolio is a trusted companion and this allows him to influence Romeo to get over Rosaline, Get away after the fight with Tybalt, and to save Him from death with his explanation to the prince. For instance, Benvolio influences Romeo is by telling him to stop thinking about Rosaline and to look at other women at the party.
Tybalt and Benvolio are polar opposite people. They are also from two different households. Those two households had so much hate for each other they would kill just to prove themselves correct. The households were the Montagues and the Capulets.
1. Which single character is most responsible for driving the plot of Romeo and Juliet? Do you consider this character also to be the protagonist of the play? Why or why not?
Romeo and His Stupidity The short story “Romeo and Juliet” by Sunita Apte is a story that was adapted from the play by William Shakespere. The main idea of this story is Romeo’s feelings changed within a day. Although the character, Romeo was desperately infatuated with beautiful Rosaline. Rosaline behaved as though Romeo did not exist. Romeo’s friends, Benvolio and Mercutio devised a plan to get Romeos mind off the heartless Rosaline.