He plays a major role in the outcome andtheme of the play. Tybalt is the main provoker of violence between the Capulet and Montague households. At one point, he gets into a fight with Romeo and his friends. He ends up killing Mercutio, Romeo 's best friend. Romeo decides to avenge his friend 's death by coming after
For instance When Romeo, Benvolio, and Mercutio snuck into the Capulet’s party, and he fell in love with/married Juliet. Later on in the play he tied to stop a fight between Mercutio and Tybalt, which lead to the death of Mercutio. Then Romeo wanted revenge for Mercutio’s demise, and killed Tybalt. As a result of Tybalt’s death, Romeo is exiled from Verona. With Romeo’s exile, Juliet and Friar Lawrence come up with the plan to fake Juliet’s death.
Have you ever drifted away from your own sanity in hopes of getting revenge? Does the thought of violence or chaos cross your mind when it seems like the world is out to get you? In one of William Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies, Hamlet, acts of violence seem to follow each and every character in the play. In the beginning, Shakespeare throws Hamlet into a whirlwind of change and endless emotions. With his father just being murdered by his uncle Claudius and Polonius banning the relationship between him and Ophelia, the only thought running through Hamlet’s mind was anger and revenge.
From violent duals to envious revenge Othello’s death embodies the many consequences of previous events in the play. At the beginning of the play, Othello becomes general and appoints Cassio as second in command, but Othello does not even mention Iago. Quickly, envy builds inside Iago causing him to despise Othello. Iago methodically plans his revenge for Othello and ultimately accomplishes overall destruction and vengeance. Eventually, Iago “thoroughly unsettles Othello by making him believe that Desdemona has betrayed” him (Keyishian 3).
My [Romeo’s] life is my foe’s debt” (Shakespeare 1.5.117-118). Romeo admits here that he should have nothing to do with Juliet because she is
At the feast when Tybalt sees Romeo he is determined to kill him, as Romeo sees Juliet and falls in love with her. The fight between Mercutio and Tybalt started when Tybalt abused Romeo which enraged Mercutio, as result Mercutio was killed by Tybalt during a sword fight Mercutio’s death angered Romeo which ended in Tybalt’s death by Romeo’s hand. “I deg for your justice which thou, Prince must give; Romeo slew Tybalt Romeo must not live” said lady Capulet. (Romeo and Juliet, act 3, scene 1, page 66). Mercutio’s death by Tybalt’s hand, led to his fight with Romeo which influence his own death.
Fate is not only fulfilled as a result of Romeo and Juliet’s actions, but by all events surrounding the lovers. Thinking that Juliet is dead, Romeo cries out, “Then I defy you stars” (5.1.24), declaring himself wholeheartedly opposed to the decrees of destiny that so grieve him. These events are not coincidences, but Shakespeare’s misanthropic manipulations of fate - ultimately spiralling the lovers towards the climactic failure of love; the double
Tybalt believed Romeo was trying to irritate him, however Romeo had married Juliet making them cousins which Tybalt was unaware of which is an example of dramatic irony. Mercutio made a choice to fight Tybalt based off hasty thinking, as stated in “Teens and Decision Making; What Brain Science Reveals,” Mercutio let emotions override his actions rather than prolonging the situation to “consider consequences” and “weigh harmful
Shakespeare used the story of Tybalt killing Mercutio and Romeo killing Tybalt to show this. When Tybalt fights Mercutio this was an impulsive decision because he is planning to fight Romeo and then on the spot he decides to fight Mercutio. This action was not only impulsive, but it was selfish because Tybalt kills Mercutio had done nothing to Tybalt. Romeo fighting Mercutio is also a decision made impulsively because when Tybalt challenges him to a duel Romeo responds by saying, “Tybalt, the reason I have to love thee doth excuse the appertaining rage,” but once he sees his friend die he makes the quick decision to get avenge Mercutio by killing Tybalt. These decisions were made selfishly because they had negative consequences for themselves, being death and banishment, and Negative effects for others, these being that it makes the families more angry at each other and the prince more angry at the families.
Othello is presented as a respectful and honorable prince loved by all, but unexpectedly he grows an enemy, Iago. Iago vows to get vengeance on Othello because Othello made Cassio his lieutenant instead of Iago. Iago then takes control of fate in the play as he diabolically invents a plan to manipulate Othello into believing that Desdeomona was having an affair with Cassio. Furthermore, Othello’s tragic flaw was that he was gullible, therefore eventhough Othello was infatuated with Desdemona he chose to believe in Iago’s lies about Desdemona’s “affair”. For example, throughout the entire play, Othello committed irrational actions voluntarily because he was overtaken by jealousy that Iago developed with lies.