Theme Of Kindness In Romeo And Juliet

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In the opening of the story of Romeo and Juliet, the Prince's kindness is being displayed. This scene is about a fight between the Montagues and the Capulets in the streets of Verona. Prince breaks up the fight and then says, “If ever you disturb our streets again, Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.“ (I.1.89) The Prince is showing kindness by not making them pay with their lives even though they have already fought a couple of times before. The Prince could’ve easily taken whomever involved in the fight and threw them in jail especially Tybalt. If the Prince had threw Tybalt in jail Tybalt would’ve never been able to challenge Romeo because he would be in jail, but since Tybalt was free and roaming as he pleases he then challenges Romeo but Romeo refuses and then Mercutio had stepped up to fight Tybalt. Romeo tries to intervene in the fight but Mercutio still gets killed and later on Romeo comes for vengeance by killing Tybalt. The Prince finds out that Tybalt was killed by Romeo and banishes his from Verona, word had got out and Juliet was informed that Romeo was banished and she…show more content…
At first Romeo, Mercutio and Benvolio are having a talk but then Tybalt and a few other Capulets come into the scene. Capulets sees Romeo and challenges him to a fight, but Romeo refuses and tells Tybalt that he loves him for reasons that he can't explain. Tybalt eagerly proceeds to challenge him to a fight but as Romeo keeps refusing Mercutio then challenges Tybalt thinking that Romeo is too scared to spar with Tybalt. Mercutio says, (III.1.69) “O calm, dishonorable, vile submission! Alla stoccata carries it away.” This scene ties all the way back to the Prince and his kindness, because of his kindness Tybalt is walking the streets of Verona freely when instead he should be in jail. Due to Tybalt killing Mercutio, Romeo then seeks revenge for Mercutio by killing Tybalt because Tybalt is flaunting around and Romeo begins to get
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