Causes Of Tybalt In The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet

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In Shakespeare's “The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” Tybalt is responsible for Tybalt's death due to the fact that all his actions leading up to this one draining event. Tybalt was very angry all the time and had a huge temper, Tybalt was ignorant enough to ignore the prince knowing the consequences, Tybalt also came back to fight knowing what he had inflicted. The first reason Tybalt was responsible for his own death is he never thought about the consequences that reflected off his actions. The reckless actions Tybalt engages in when wanting to start a fight with Romeo at Capulet's party is a prime example of how he was so careless knowing possible consequences. After Tybalt found out Montagues were at this party he wanted to start a huge brawl even though the king of Verona strictly told them he didn’t want any more fights. [The king had said “Rebellious subjects, enemies to peace,Profaners of this neighbour-stained steel Will they not hear? What, ho! You men, you beasts That…show more content…
Tybalt's temper was clearly significant in a big chunk of the situations throughout “Romeo and Juliet”. One main situation Tybalt set up with himself is when he was beginning to egg on Mercutio. Tybalt couldn’t handle his temper and really wanted to fight someone. So due to the hot weather and his uncontrollable temper, Tybalt was reckless in his reaction to this situation. Benvolio says “I pray thee, good Mercutio, let's retire.The day is hot, the Capulets abroad,And, if we meet, we shall not scape a brawl; For now, these hot days, is the mad blood stirring.”(Act3S1L1-4)This quote shows that the weather may have impacted Tybalt's temper, even more, that day. Therefore, tybalts actions became more careless and caused his temper to rise and do whatever he thought would benefit him by any means necessary. This can also show that Tybalt only cares about himself and that he was selfish and
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