In the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, Tybalt is a hot-tempered man who acts solely on his instincts to protect the Capulet name. He has been taught to kill all Montagues since he was a child and helps support the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet.
In the novel, Tybalt notices that Romeo has snuck into the Capulet’s party, and see’s this as an act of spite. He says to himself, “Now, by the stock and honor of my kin, To strike him dead I hold it not a sin” (I.V.66) He asks the servant to get his sword, but before he acts upon his instincts, he tells Lord Capulet of his plans. Lord Capulet hotly orders Tybalt to stand down and not kill Romeo, and berates him for thinking of killing the son of his most hated enemy. Tybalt …show more content…
Capulet orders Tybalt to stand down and let the party crash enjoy himself. Tybalt is outraged by this order, yet still listens to his uncle. He still has as sense of anger toward Romeo and refuses to turn the other cheek. This shows that Tybalt has a short temper and minimal patience towards foes like Romeo. When searching for Romeo the next day, Tybalt stumbles upon Mercutio cooling off in the town’s fountain. When Mercutio does not give him respect, Tybalt says, “ You shall find me apt enough to that, sir, an you will give me occasion.” (III.I.42) Instead of making peace, they both have an exchanging of words, leading them to a comical and witty fight. The falling of Mercutio is the outcome of the fight, causing Tybalt to flee from the confrontation without taking fault for the occasion. He will not be contradicted by anyone, nobody can second-guess him without facing the consequences. This shows that even when Tybalt shows dignified characteristics, he can act immature and refuse to take credit for his
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He has come to talk to Romeo about Juliet and how Romeo has wronged him. Finally Romeo arrives and Tybalt begins to talk to him and insult him. Tybalt tells Romeo … “Boy, this will not excuse the wrong you’ve done to me. Turn around and draw your sword.” (III, 1, 62-63) Romeo refuses and does not wish to fight Tybalt because he knows how it could end.
In the play “Romeo and Juliet” Tybalt, was murdered by Tybalt himself, he was trying to kill Montagues for a reason of his own or he just hated the Montagues because the Montagues did something to the Capulets and that started the an argument that keeped then from liking eachother. “You have your sword drawn and you talk about peace as I hate hell, all Montagues, and you.m Fight, coward!’’(1,1,63-65). In act 1 he was fighting Benvolio because he wanted peace he did not want to fight the Capulets because the Prince already warned the Capulets and the Montagues that they might not get a 3 chance. They did not mean to stop the argguing and be friends and make things work but rivals are rivals nothing can change that if they wanted to. Tybalt was at the dance that the Capulets are throwing for Juliet and Paris so that Paris can meet Juliet and get married when she is older.
Tybalt. Tybalt instigates fights too much for no good reason. He is only a cousin, yet he wants to fight a montague every time he sees one. Romeo is enjoying himself at the Capulet party when Tybalt sees him and wants to kill him. Tybalt needs to tone his anger down.
In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo does kill Tybalt but who is really to blame? Mercutio is minding his own business while Tybalt insults him and starts a fight. Romeo may have done the deed of killing him but Tybalt brought Romeo to that point. Since he killed Mercutio, It drove Romeo to such anger. And then ended with the death of Tybalt.
Tybalt instigates Romeo when he said, “Romeo, the love I bear thee can afford no better term than this: thou art a villain” (3.1.31-32). Tybalt is insulting Romeo by calling him a villain, thus adding more tension to the situation. By doing so, this made Romeo more willing to fight. Romeo tried to avoid the fight more than once. Tybalt was determined to fight someone, which is supported by the fact that he went through with fighting Mercutio even after Romeo rejected the initial altercation.
Though the Montagues try to make peace to cause no harm to the people around them and cause trouble Tybalt decides to say he hates peace and starts a fight. This shows how emotional Tybalt is and how he gets angry very easily, because the Montagues were not even trying to start any problems and Tybalt made the fight. Another example how angry and emotional Tybalt can get is when he tries to fight Romeo at the ball and quotes “ It Fits when such a villain is a guest, i’ll not endure him.” This shows that Tybalt’s anger overwhelms him very easily and automatically when he sees something he doesn’t like, because in the situation he was in Romeo was trying to have fun and not doing anything wrong Tybalt still tries to fight him because he’s a montague, even after Lord Capulet says himself to “leave Romeo alone and worry not of
In particular, after Romeo’s unwanted arrival at the Capulet party, Tybalt, the cousin of Juliet, expressed his enmity towards the Montagues by commanding “This, by his voice, should be a Montague./ Fetch me my rapier, boy.” (Shakespeare 1.5.53-54). Tybalt’s initial reaction to a Montague is to draw his sword and fight, exhibiting his obvious hatred towards Romeo. Lord Capulet had expressed his want of peace between the families in the past, if that had been settled, the future events would not have arisen. On the other hand, Tybalt ruined said chances of peace by slaying Mercutio, which had produced Romeo’s want for Tybalt’s life.
“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.
The story of Romeo and Juliet is said to be one of the best romances in history. The story of a boy and girl in love at first sight. Going against society's labels for the two families, they meet against their parents will. What would seem as it would be happy, it ends with the death of 6 people. It is seen as the greatest love story ever written,but in reality isn't it a murder?
When Romeo shows up in act 3, Tybalt is not at all complacent when he backs down. Romeo, newly engaged, does not want to partake in a fight with Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin. But Tybalt continues to try and pressure Romeo into a brawl, he says, “Boy, this shall not excuse the injuries/ That thou hast done me. Therefore turn and draw.” (3.1.67-68) Tybalt is eager to fight Romeo simply for the fact that he is Montague’s son.
(1.5.80) Any man or child would not wish to undermine his or her elders authority especially when at their house so for Tybalt to say this is a very bold statement of his character. Not only is he hateful and bold but Tybalt is also very demanding to the people around him. He orders his servant to fetch his sword and in the olden days people were very mean and demanding of their servants. He also orders his uncle to get rid of Romeo at his uncles party.
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 was involved in the first conflict that the reader encounters and continues to be problematic throughout the tragedy. He displays a tendency towards violence as soon as the reader becomes introduced to him as he says “What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee.” (1.1. 71-72) Equally important is the argument between Capulet and Tybalt concerning Romeo’s attendance at the party. This spat between the two ending with Tybalt saying “patience perforce with willful choler meeting makes my flesh tremble in their different greeting.
When Tybalt was with Lord Capulet and saw Romeo at the party as well he wanted to kill him because he thought that just by him being there he was dishonoring his family. The Quote he said when he was he saw him was“This, by his voice, should be a Montague.- Fetch me my rapier, boy. — What, dares the slave come hither, covered with an antic face. ”What this quote means is that Tybalt could not stand Romeo at his uncle’s party and that he was not going to let him make fun of his family so he told one
Tybalt illustrates passionate hate which makes him very impatient with the Montagues and leads to his own death and causes emotional distress to the Capulet family. Accordingly this can be seen when Romeo goes to the fest at the Capulets and Tybalt wants to kill him solely because he was present at the fest. This, by his voice, should be a Montague. — (to his PAGE) Fetch me my rapier, boy.