Tybalt had come to fight Romeo and Mercutio was defending Romeo. Tybalt becomes even angrier once Romeo arrives and tries to interfere. By convincing Tybalt and Mercutio that it was forbidden to fight in the streets, he ended up making the issue seem more serious than it originally was. This starts a duel between Mercutio and Tybalt, but once again Romeo tries to come between them. Mercutio is then killed under the arm of Romeo.
Romeo ended up stabbing Tybalt, who instantly fell. By killing Tybalt, not only did the Capulet family detest Romeo further, but also Romeo got banished from Verona. If Romeo had held himself together long enough to leave the fight scene without fighting Tybalt, he could have had a chance to escape with Juliet. Instead, Romeo made the dreadful mistake of fighting Tybalt, which ultimately led to him getting banished. Romeo could have saved his and Juliet’s future, but he was so desperate that he had to kill
Mercutio, dumbfounded upon why Romeo didn’t fight back, drew his sword on Tybalt on Romeo’s behalf. In an attempt to break up the fight, Romeo stepped between them. In a result from this, Merutio’s view was blocked, and Tybalt was able to stab Mercutio under Romeo’s arm.
Benvolio and Mercutio then start to mess with Tybalt and Romeo enters the scene. Tybalt then challenges Romeo to a fight but Romeo says no because Tybalt is now apart of his family. Mercutio then backs Romeo up and challenges Tybalt to a fight. Tybalt and Mercutio then start to fight. Romeo then tries to stop it but and goes between them but it wasn 't enough Tybalt was still able to stab Mercutio and drop him to the ground.
The temper, anger and sudden violence between Tybalt and Mercutio is surprising and is a drastic jump from peace to violence. Mercutio starts an argument with Tybalt but Tybalt who wants to kill Romeo wants to save his strength for when Romeo arrives although Tybalt and Mercutio end up in a heated argument. After Tybalt insults Mercutio by saying
This fight between Romeo, Mercutio and Tybalt ends in serious matters. Tybalt comes up to Romeo wanting to fight him, but Mercutio steps in and starts fighting Tybalt. Mercutio is struck by Tybalt and as a result of this, Romeo says to Benvolio when everyone has left, “This day’s black fate on more days doth depend; This but begins the woe, others must end” (3.1.124-125). Romeo is furious at Tybalt for what he did to Mercutio that and he wants revenge so he goes after Tybalt, fights him and kills him. The Prince banishes Romeo from Verona as a consequence for his actions.
In fact, they blame the “bad” circumstances on fate. In the play, After Romeo is challenged to a duel, he stabs Tybalt and exclaims, “O, I am fortunes fool!” (3.1.133). But before Romeo fights Tybalt, Tybalt challenges Mercutio. Trying to make peace, Romeo jumps into the fight and gets killed under Mercutio’s arm. Romeo was furious that Tybalt had killed one of his best friends, so he decided to jump in.
The audience may feel tension as they can see Benvolio trying to warn Mercutio of what may occur and because Tybalt had a score to settle with Romeo for attending the Capulet party. This links to conflict as the weather is encouraging a fight by aggravating the characters. We also see physical conflict when Tybalt kills Mercutio. This shocks the audience and shows how bad the conflict between Capulet and Montague has become. Also, when Mercutio is dying, he curses the feuding families three times: 'A plague o' both your houses!'
This shows that Tybalt is in part a factor leading to the lovers’ deaths, as he can not forgive Romeo and this leads to many problems later. This causes a ripple effect , leading to Mercutio’s and his own deaths. During the duel scene, when Romeo will not fight Tybalt, Mercutio instead fights him, being killed when Romeo attempts to stop the fight and Mercutio gets stabbed under the arm. Tybalt storms off, but then returns soon wanting to fight Romeo, and
In William Shakespeare’s The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Tybalt was the cause of his own life because Tybalt has a listening problem, Tybalt has anger issues and Tybalt has grudges. Tybalt was the cause of his own death because Tybalt has a listening problem. For example, Prince says to the people who were fighting at the beginning of the story, including Tybalt, “If ever you disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.” (1.1.87-88). Prince is telling them if they ever fight again in the streets of Verona they have to pay for it with their lives. By the Prince saying this, he is making a rule and he wants Tybalt and all the other Capulets and Montagues to follow.