Romeo And Juliet Be Pardoned

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In Act 3, Romeo stabs Tybalt causing Tybalt to die and Romeo to get banished from Verona.

But what if he didn’t?

If Romeo does not stab Tybalt, the prince could stab Tybalt from Verona because Tybalt stabbed Meructio. A reason why the prince would banish Tybalt from Verona for stabbing Meructio is highlighted in the play when the prince banishes Romeo from Verona after Romeo stabs Tybalt. In the play, after Romeo stabs Tybalt, the prince syas that he “[pardons] those that kill” (3.1.207). The prince saying people that kill should be pardoned suggests that the prince banished Romeo from Verona because he stabbed Tybalt. If Romeo did not stab Tybalt, the prince would banish Tybalt from Verona for stabbing Mercutio. If the prince banishes Tybalt from Verona, the Capulets would grieve over Tybalt’s exile.

Alternatively, the prince could choose not to banish Tybalt from Verona for stabbing …show more content…

In the play, after Romeo stabs Tybalt, Lady Capulet tells the prince that “Romeo must not live” (3.1.190). Lady Capulet telling the prince that Romeo must not live reveals that Lady Capulet believes that Romeo should be punished from stabbing Tybalt. If the prince chooses not to banish Romeo from Verona for stabbing Tybalt, the capulets would think that the prince made the wrong decision because Romeo did not get a punishment for stabbing Tybalt.

Tybalt could have also not died after being stabbed by Romeo. If Tybalt stays alive after being Romeo stabs him, he could seek revenge and stab Romeo. Tybalt stabbing Romeo could lead to Romeo dying. Most of the Capulets would be happy to see that Romeo is dead but Juliet would be sad. Since Juliet kills herself in the play when she sees Romeo is dead, Juliet would also kill herself in this scenerio. This scenerio and the play have similar endings because Romeo and Juliet end up dead in

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