Essay On Tybalt In Romeo And Juliet

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Catherine of Siena once said,“Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world on fire.” When Catherine said this, she was telling people to be themselves no matter what in life. This can relate to Tybalt because he is someone who is always wanting to show himself off in a fiery daring way. Tybalt is never afraid to do this. But, who is also always getting closer to death every day, because of the rage of wanting to constantly fight someone. From all the unneeded things he has done to people, he gets to see a new version of life. Tybalt is the person that kills Mercutio, pushes for a fight when one isn’t needed, and has a natural temper, making him responsible for his own death. First, Tybalt surprisingly stabs Mercutio under Romeo's arm and it, unfortunately, kills him. ¨Help me into some house, Benvolio, Or I shall faint. A plague o´ both your houses! They have made worms´ meat of me. I have it, And soundly too. Your houses!¨ (3.1.104-107). These were Mercutio's final words before he died. This was his way of cursing both the Capulet and Montague families because of what had happened to him. If there was no feud between the two families from the start there would have been peace in Verona, for the…show more content…
He is always looking for a fight like when he sent a letter to Romeo out of the blue challenging him,¨ Nay, he will answer the letter's master; how he dares, being dared¨ (2.4.10-11). Even though Tybalt has his problems he is very skilled as a swordsman, which is an advantage to all the fighting he does. Tybalt is considered the hothead in the story based on his temper and actions. Tybalt is not only a hothead but is a person you can not tell to stop even if it is the right thing to do. This comes to show that Tybalt does not care if you've ever done something to him or not, he is always looking for a fight no matter what and will find a reason to hate for
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