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Key Ideas Of Conflict In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Act three, scene one of Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, explores the key ideas of conflict, fate and the circle of life. Throughout lines one to one hundred and thirty five, things are starting to heat up between the characters. Benvolio and Mercutio are roaming the streets of Verona, trading insults and mocking the Capulets. Trouble arises when Tybalt is trying to find Romeo, so he can get back at him for crashing the Capulet’s party. Benvolio, who is a peacemaker and wants everyone to be friends, warns the guys not to fight in a “public hunt of men”. Despite Benvolio’s efforts to keep the peace, a fight occurs between Tybalt and Mercutio- who offers to fight Tybalt instead of Romeo. As the two are fighting, Romeo tries to intervene,…show more content…
This tragedy later leads onto the deaths of Romeo and Juliet as well. This scene develops the key ideas of conflict, fate and the circle of life. Conflict is portrayed through the whole text, however in this scene, conflict is explored through the Montague and Capulet families. Shakespeare is trying to tell us that the nature of conflict and humanity is a natural part of life. Fate is developed through Romeo’s line of “O, I am fortune’s fool!” He is implying that things are not always going to go your way, however, your destiny and fate will always guide you in the right direction. The circle of life is implied by the deaths of Mercutio and Tybalt, telling the audience not to take life for granted because you will never know when it will all be…show more content…
Bandying is to pass on or discuss in a casual or uninformed way, where as effeminate is having characteristics regarded as typical of a woman; unmanly. Valour’s is showing great courage in the face of danger, especially in a battle and lenity is the quality of being king or
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