Examples Of Mercutio In Romeo And Juliet

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Jokester Inside Mercutio
The embodiment of personas is what makes us act the way we do on a regular basis. In William Shakespeare’s, “Romeo and Juliet”, most times Mercutio is all laughs and jokes and doesn’t have a care in the world for anything. Mercutio even makes jokes to his enemy Tybalt who is a Capulet. Shakespeare uses witty comments and casual remarks to portray Mercutio to be the jokester of the book.
Mercutio always had something to say no matter who he was talking to. In Act III Scene I, Tybalt enters the streets of Verona and encounters Mercutio and Benvolio. Mercutio responds to Tybalt in various ways even when asking if he can talk to him. “Can you not take some occasion without giving?” (Line 46) Mercutio being the way he is,

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