Mercutio Brave Quotes

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Mercutio is one of the main and most interesting characters in Romeo and Juliet. There are three word that I think best describe Mercutio, those words are kind, smart, and brave. This is why those words describe him.

The first word I would use to describe Mercutio is smart. Mercutio is one of the most intelligent characters is this play. In this quote Mercutio is telling Romeo that he shouldn't let a dream he had keep him from doing what he wants. "True I talk of dreams which are children of an idle brain. Begot from nothing but vain fantasy; Which is thin of substance as the air, and more inconsistent than the air. Who woos even now the frozen bosom of the north and being angered puffs away from thence turning his face to the dew dropping south. 1.4.98" This quote exemplifies the deep level of thought that Mercutio puts into what he says. This also shows the amount he cares about his friends, which bring us to the next word.

The second word that describes Mercutio is kind. Mercutio is constantly concerned for and protective of his friends. This quote exemplifies his
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Stabbed with a white wenches black eye. Shot through the ear with a love song. The very pin of his heart cleft with the blind bow-boys butt-shaft and is he a man to counter Tybalt. 2.4.4" In this quote Mercutio is talking about the anguish that Romeo is in and is saying that someone needs to fight Tybalt because he is in no position to. In this next quote he is offering Romeo his advice on how to deal with his love problems. "If love be rough with you be rough with love, prick love for pricking, and you beat love down. Give me a case to but my visage in. Visor for visor what careI what curious eye doth quote deformities? Here are the beetle shall blush for me. 1.4.27". This quote shows that he realizes his friend is having problems and he tries to help his friend resolve them. This kindness leads us to his next trait which is ultimately his
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