Romeo And Juliet Persuasive Quotes

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“The faster they run, the faster they fall”. This quote could not have been more true than in the case of Mercutio and Tybalt 's confrontation. Act three, scene one is heralded in by Benvolio’s warning to Mercutio to leave before the Capulets arrive, “I pray thee, good Mercutio , let’s retire, The day is hot, the capulets are abroad and if we meet we shall not scape a brawl’ (3.1.1-3). Mercutio however ignores this warning and confronts Tybalt and his gang and gets into a competition of wits with Tybalt. However This situation grows more dire as Tybalt speaks of having a duel with Romeo and escalates as Romeo arrives at the scene and Tybalt challenges him to a duel. Romeo having just wed Juliet refused to fight his own blood and Mercutio being

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