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Heshv Prajapati Mrs.Hedrick English I 9 February 2023 The Role of Tybalt in the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet's Mercutio's Death In “The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet”, by William Shakespear in Act 3, Scene 1, it was Tybalt who was responsible for Mercutio’s death. Tybalt is to blame for Mercutio’s death because Tybalt is the one who stabs Mercutio with his rapier. Tybalt takes offense to Romeo's presence at the Capulet's party and challenges him to a fight, despite attempts by Mercutio to claim the situation. This leads to Mercutio’s death. “Alive in triumph, and Mercutio slain! Away to heaven, respective lenity, And fire-eyed fury be my conduct now!” (3.3.118-120). This quote is spoken by Tybalt as he stabs Mercutio with his rapier. This quote …show more content…

Tybalt’s actions demonstrate his aggressive and confrontational nature and his responsibility for Mercutio's death. Another reason Tybalt is responsible for Mercutio’s death is due to his lack of remorse or regret for his actions. Throughout the play, Tybalt demonstrates a ruthless and violent nature, and does not show any remorse for his role in Mercutio’s death. “O, I am fortune's fool!” (3.1.143). This quote is spoken by Romeo after he kills Tybalt in revenge for Mercutio’s death. This quote also highlights the fact that Tybalt does not show any regret or remorse for his role in Mercutio’s death, despite the consequences of his actions. Tybalt’s lack of remorse only adds to his responsibility for Mercutio’s death, as he demonstrates a disregard for the lives of others and a willingness to engage in violent behavior. Tybalt is responsible for Mercutio’s death in Shakespear’s play “The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet.” Tybalt takes offense to Romeo’s presence at the Capulet party and challenges him to a fight, despite attempts by Mercutio to claim the situation. This leads to Mercutio’s death, as Tybalt stabs him with his rapier, as shown in the quote “Alive in triumph, and Mercutio slain! Away to heaven, respective lenity, And fire-eyed fury be my conduct

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