In the tragic drama “Romeo and Juliet“, written by William Shakespeare between 1591 and 1595, displays the rivalry of two households, in the midst of this drama Romeo and Juliet falls in love with each other. The drama plays in far Verona, where two very powerful families the Capulets and the Montagues are bitter arch-rivals and whenever they get the chance they will fight against each other. In the first scene Benvolio tries to break apart the fight but as soon as Tybalt comes into the scene. They start fighting again, which is stopped by the Prince of Verona, Escalus, who sentences to punish public fighting with the death penalty. Romeo appears and he is melancholic about his unhappily infatuation with Rosaline, who does not reciprocate …show more content…
But then as soon as Romeo appears Tybalt challenges him. Romeo tries to calm down Tybalt who is also his kinsmen since the secret marriage between him and Juliet. Mercutio takes on Tybalt and is killed underneath Romeo’s arm, who attempts to restore the peace. As Mercutio falls Tybalt and his cronies rushes away, leaving the Montagues behind. Mercutio curses both families under his last breath. Romeo griefs about the death of Mercutio and realises that his love towards Juliet has blind him in a way that weakened his masculinity. He challenges Tybalt into a duel and soon they both fight against each other. Tybalt is stabbed by Romeo and Benvolio command Romeo to leave since the Lord will let him executed if known that the Capulets and Montagues had fought against each other, again. Soon after Romeo flees the Prince, Escalus, enters the scene accompanied by many citizens, and the Montagues and Capulets. Benvolio tells the story of the brawl, but despite his attempt to cast Romeo in a positive light, Prince Escalus sentences Romeo to be banished from …show more content…
She feels distressed about Tybalt’s death but cannot charge her husband, Romeo, as a murder. She is torn between Tybalt’s death and Romeo’s banishment but decides for Romeo.
Romeo turns to Friar Lawrence and claims that being banished from Verona is far worse than being death. When Juliet’s nurse arrives and tells about Juliet’s sorrow, Romeo feels guilty and wants to commit suicide but Friar Lawrence stops him. Romeo and Juliet should be given their wedding night however as soon as dawn is creeping its way Romeo should leave for Mantua. Friar Lawrence promises him that he will let him know if the Prince will change his mind but at the moment Romeo should keep a low profile.
Capulet decides to stop Juliet’s grief in order for that she should be married to Paris in three days. Juliet refuses her father’s decision however he is furious and goes as far as disowning her and eventually both parents reject their
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Additionally, completing his task, so he prepares to leave the scene, then Romeo stops him to avenge and keep loyal to his friend since he has passed. When battling Romeo, Tybalt has his life taken from him and if he did not kill Mercutio in the tussle, then Romeo will not need to murder him. Uncovering his faithfulness, Tybalt presents as a caring and obedience person who will brawl for his life and help
Likewise, after Mercutio and Tybalt's death, he is banished to let the people repent the loss of the Prince. Both the Montagues and Capulets are punished as a result. The montagues can no longer see his own son, and the Capulets can not put Romeo to death for killing Tybalt. Secondly, after his banishment, he ruins his marriage with Juliet and stains his childhood joy. Furthermore, as a result of his foolishness and acting without thinking, Romeo commits suicide after not receiving Friar’s letter.
Romeo was trying to protect both of them, but ended up not being able to save Mercutio. He was trying to save Tybalt because they were family now, as a result of Romeo marrying Juliet. Because Romeo is furious, he kills Tybalt. Benvolio, who is standing by, becomes distraught, and he tells Romeo to run. “Romeo, away, be gone!
When Romeo is banished from Verona to Mantua due to his actions, Juliet is heartbroken. But her heart aches even further when she learns that she will be married to Paris. Wanting to escape the marriage and run away with Romeo, Friar Lawrence devises a plan. In this plan, Romeo will take Juliet away after she drinks a potion that will make her fall into a deep slumber for 42 hours, feigning death. Juliet takes the potion and falls asleep, and Paris, who could have married her, visits her tomb in morning.
Tybalt comes across Romeo and Mercutio and tries to pick a fight with Romeo. Mercurio steps in and fights in Romeo’s place and Tybalt kills Mercutio. Out of rage for Mercutio's death Romeo fights and kills Tybalt. Romeo is exiled from the country and his mother dies of grief because of it. Tybalt is responsible for killing Mercutio, driving Romeo to kill Tybalt, causing Romeo’s mother to die of grief and causing Romeo to be
Tybalt challenges Romeo to a duel and he declines the challenge and insists that he won’t fight Tybalt. Mercutio is angered by Romeo’s “cowardice” and takes on Tybalt himself. Romeo wants Mercutio to stop fighting Tybalt so he decides that it’d be a good idea to block his arm in mid combat and Tybalt stabs Mercutio from under Romeo’s arm and Mercutio falls dead after rambling about plagues and a pun or two. Romeo doesn’t realize that it is his own fault that Mercutio died after Mercutio even blamed his wound on him. Romeo lets his emotions decide his actions and becomes enraged and ignores that Tybalt is now his family and fails to see that he was the reason Mercutio was killed.
Because of this, Romeo intervenes, and because of the intervention, Mercutio gets stabbed. Although Romeo did not want to fight, it was do or die. Romeo fights Tybalt and gets his revenge. Because of this, he was exiled and unable to pursue his relationship with Juliet, ending in the suicide of both Romeo and Juliet. Friar Lawrence is to blame for the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet because he married them in secret, failed to deliver Romeo the letter pertaining to Juliet’s staged death, and left Juliet in the Capulet tomb alone.
He knows that the two families are enemies, but he cannot resist his feelings for Juliet and decides to pursue her despite the risks. He impetuously decides to sneak into the Capulet's garden to see her again, which sets the wheels in motion for the tragic events that follow. As Romeo and Juliet's relationship develops, Romeo continues to make rash decisions that ultimately lead to his own downfall. For example in (3.1.90-137), when Tybalt kills Romeo's friend Mercutio, Romeo becomes enraged and kills Tybalt in revenge. This decision leads to his exile from Verona and his separation from Juliet.
He wants to fight, but Romeo is not budging, for he does not want to harm Juliet’s cousin. So instead of Romeo fighting Tybalt, Mercutio fights Tybalt because Romeo will not fight for himself. Romeo steps between them and tries to stop the duel, but Tybalt manages to stab Mercutio underneath Romeo’s
Romeo is extremely lovesick and unsure what to do with himself without Rosaline. But, within a matter of seconds of seeing Juliet he completely forgets about his love and sets himself up on a collision course with disaster. Romeo’s impetuousness causes him great trouble after seeing his cousin-in-law, Tybalt, murder his best friend, Mercutio. Momentarily after Tybalt returns to the scene of
Semester Exam Essay In the play Romeo and Juliet there were many characters with archetypes but Friar Laurence who represents the mentor, is one that stands out more than others. Friar is a mentor because he guides and watches over Romeo and Juliet throughout the entire play. In act two scene six, Friar Laurence marries Romeo and Juliet after they met up at the ball. The Friar is skeptical at first and gives Romeo his opinion and guidance telling.
After Mercutio dies in Romeo’s arm, Romeo confronts Tybalt, seeking revenge for the death of his friend. Ultimately, he kills Tybalt before realizing his actions. Prince, trying to settle the scene, says, “His fault concludes but what the law should end, the life of Tybalt. (3.1.147)” Prince explains that because Tybalt murdered Mercutio, death was his punishment.
Romeo allows his thirst for revenge to cloud his logical reasoning when he kills Tybalt who has just murdered Mercutio, Romeo’s best friend. Mercutio defends Romeo against Tybalt’s insults with comebacks and later his sword. As Romeo attempts to intervene, Mercutio is stabbed by Tybalt and Romeo is enraged. Once he finds out from Benvolio that the wound had killed him, Romeo,”Who had but newly entertained revenge,” (III.i.173), kills Tybalt and flees the scene. Romeo declined to
Tybalt killed Mercutio, a friend of Romeo, and Romeo was exiled. Then, Lord Capulet, Juliet 's father, decided she was going to marry County Paris, she freaks out and takes a potion which makes her seem dead for forty-two hours. Romeo hears of her “death” and buys a poison from the Apothecary and goes to the Capulet monument. Where he drinks the poison just as Juliet is waking, then
The Feud in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet The aim of this essay is to define the nature of the feud in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and to discuss its function in the dramatic development of the play. The conflict between the families of Montagues and Capuletes is presented as the outcome of an ultimate expression of patriarchal society in Verona which promotes virility at any cost and obscene sexual innuendo targeting women. However, the love of Romeo and Juliet comes to prove the young people’s indifference towards the feud but at the same time the patriarchy’s tremendous power over them. Finally, the family’s feud combined with the contribution of fate makes the timing of events such, that a tragic resolution cannot be prevented.