Essay On Revenge In Romeo And Juliet

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Is it true that in one moment your life can change dramatically due to one act of quick thinking? Yes, it is called revenge. Everyone faces decisions whether to act on it or not. Some people make the right decision while others do not. It is as the great Martin Luther king once said,”Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love”. This refers to the novel and play of “Romeo and Juliet” written by William Shakespeare whose lives started and ended with misfortune. This is the most iconic love story of all time because they are both powerless victims of revenge. Tybalt's combative nature, Friar Lawrence's unsuccessful attempt to deliver an important message for Romeo, and finally when Romeo makes a impulsive decision to commit suicide after he sees his dead bride lying in a coffin all lead to the tragic end to the story. It happened that in every certain time of the year the Capulets (Juliet’s family) made this great feast in which they invited all the townsfolk for except the Montagues so as usual they sent their servants to invite the…show more content…
At the feast when Tybalt sees Romeo he is determined to kill him, as Romeo sees Juliet and falls in love with her. The fight between Mercutio and Tybalt started when Tybalt abused Romeo which enraged Mercutio, as result Mercutio was killed by Tybalt during a sword fight Mercutio’s death angered Romeo which ended in Tybalt’s death by Romeo’s hand. “I deg for your justice which thou, Prince must give; Romeo slew Tybalt Romeo must not live” said lady Capulet. (Romeo and Juliet, act 3, scene 1, page 66). Mercutio’s death by Tybalt’s hand, led to his fight with Romeo which influence his own death. This was a nasty brawl that happened after Romeo and Juliet were married and when Romeo sees tybalt's sword plunged into his cousins stomach he takes immediate act of revenge and kills Tybalt on the
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