Shakespeare writes the play giving the audience the final decision of who is at fault for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. Throughout the play fault can be placed on Romeo. He makes a variety of choices that lead to Juliet’s death and his own. Romeo is constantly blaming his own careless behaviors on fate. He is warned not to attend the party but he smirks at fate by saying, “But he that hath the steerage of my course/Direct my sail,” (1.4.119-120).
Right away in the play there is a fight between the families that started from pretty much nothing but blew up into a fight. That fight had the consequence of the prince threatening to sentence whoever started the fight to death. That threat only stayed in the families’ minds for a short time. Mercutio and Tybalt had an argument that grew from a verbal fight to a full blown sword fight when Mercutio said, “Come, sir, your passado.”(III.i.82) Romeo made an attempt to stop this fight, but failed when Tybalt reached under Romeo’s arm and mortally wounded Mercutio. Romeo tried to save Mercutio, but when Mercutio died, a bomb went off in Romeo’s head and he wanted to kill Tybalt.
In William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, ACT 3, scene 1 is a crucial in creating the circumstances that lead to the tragedy of the play. Shakespeare incorporates tragedy into Romeo and Juliet with the use of plot, language devices and aesthetic features. With these devices Shakespeare integrates poetic dialogue, forbidden love and devastating tragedy into the script of the play. In ACT 3, scene 1, Tybalt kills Mercutio and is killed by Romeo who is then banished by the prince, these unfortunate events contribute to the tragedy of the play. The scene begins with Benvolio and Mercutio hanging out, mocking each other and insulting the Capulets.
Finally, Mercutio got himself and Tybalt killed, and Romeo banished because of his arrogance and selfishness. Tybalt and Mercutio met in the streets and since they were enemies they pulled out their swords and dueled. Granted they were both cocky teenage boys wanting to show off, but they started a long trail of deaths. The Prince of Verona said that if anyone was caught in the streets fighting they would be put to death. Romeo didn’t want his new wife’s cousin Tybalt or his best friend Mercutio to die, so he tried to break the up the sword fight.
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare is developed through tragedy, romance, and most importantly dramatic irony. Dramatic irony is when the audience knows something the other characters do not know. Shakespeare uses dramatic irony to create suspense and to help create action in the play. In Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare uses dramatic irony such as Romeo and Juliet’s feuding families, Juliet’s arranged marriage to Paris, and Juliet’s death to keep readers on edge and wanting to read more. In Verona, where the play takes place, the Montague and Capulets are feuding families.
He directly asked Tybalt if he wanted to fight and even took out his own sword. They were in a public environment with many people around them and Tybalt would not want to look weak by not agreeing to fight, as well as the fact that he is angered by the comments made by Mercutio. Thus, leading them to fight and in return would lead to their deaths. Romeo intercepted quickly right as they began to fight because he
In Act 3, Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare depicts the theme of both fear and shock that Romeo feels when exiled. Immediately into the scene, Shakespeare uses personification when Romeo asks, “What sorrow craves acquaintance at my hand / That I yet know not?” (Shakespeare III.iii.5-6). Romeo discusses how sorrow is craving acquaintance at his hand, meaning that he will soon be sad, or suffering. This hidden meaning is presented, however, it is presented as personification because sorrow, an emotion, cannot actually crave anything. Shakespeare sets the tone of fear using this literary device to show how there are harsh consequences for killing Tybalt.
“The lovers want to live in union; the death-dealing feud opposes their desire” (Kahn 185) and the play suddenly turns into a tragedy. Thus, the feud plays a crucial role in the dramatic development of the play. Firstly, it is the feud which causes Tybald to kill Mercutio, as “To Tybald, a sword can only mean a challenge to fight, and peace is such a word” (Kahn 174). Furthermore, due to this conflict Romeo murders Tybald in order to take revenge for his friend’s death and in this way according to Paster he bothers the completion of his secret marriage with Juliet
Tybalt always wanted to fight Romeo. Tybalt and Mercutio get into a fight because of some upsetting words Tybalt said. In the fight Tybalt kills Mercutio, which get Romeo upset. Then Romeo kills Tybalt, which gets him banished form Verona, Italy. So the long-standing family feuding and fate are the cause of Romeo and Juliet’s deaths.
Numerous commentators offer in Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Hamlet might be distraught. In Hamlet by William Shakespeare frenzy can be viewed as the domino impact. The peruser sees Shakespeare has composed characters whose franticness prompts their inescapable passing. Albeit because of Hamlet 's activities all through the play, unmistakably he, truth be told, isn 't frantic, however mindful of his activities and what he is doing. For example, franticness is characterized as the quality or state of dysfunctional behavior or derangement.This is something in which the peruser finds in others characters of the play, yet not especially in Hamlet himself.