One of the people to blame is Tybalt, the “killer” of Mercutio. The action of Tybalt killing Mercutio is the leading event that set up the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. It all started when Tybalt confronts Mercutio to try and provoke him while not being the first to attack. Mercutio finally lost it once Tybalt
One of the most foolish outbreaks in the play ended with a dead Tybalt. “Romeo, away, be gone! The citizens are up, and Tybalt slain”. (3.1.134-35). This is where Romeo kills Tybalt out of anger for his dead friend. Romeo and Juliet were actually doing decent. They were still able to see each other every night and they had just gotten married. Romeo was at a happy point in his life but after Tybalt killed Mercutio on
When Romeo ends up killing Tybalt, not only is this a tragedy in itself, but it leads to other events that cause the overall tragedy of the play in which Romeo and Juliet kill themselves. In this quote Romeo reestablishes his masculinity once again by fighting Tybalt. He also honors Mercutio by avenging his death. “Alive in triumph, and Mercutio slain! Away to heaven respective lenity, And fire-ey’d fury be my conduct now!” (III,i). Although the death of Tybalt is tragic, the consequences Romeo faces for following his code of honor lead to the most tragic event of all. In this quote, the prince decides to exile Romeo for killing Tybalt. “And for that offence Immediately we do exile him hence” (III,i). Because Romeo just has to follow his code of honor and kill Tybalt, he is now in exile, making it hard for him to communicate with Juliet. When Juliet and Friar make a plan to fake Juliet’s death, Romeo does not receive the information, setting up a tragic disaster. Romeo then thinks she is truly dead and then soon the two end up dead from killing themselves over a
Romeo and Juliet, written in 1595 by William Shakespeare, ended in tragedy. When the children of the feuding families, Montague and Capulet, fall in love with each other. Conflict arises when the two keep the relationship secret. Will their love for each other be enough to deal with the consequences? Characters behaviors change and mature, secrets are kept, and miscommunication will be the death of them.
Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play about two love-struck teens that eventually falls in love. They have to face obstacles just to find a way to be together and eventually have to secrednize their marriage. The characters Friar Lawrence, Romeo and Lord, Lady Capulet are primarily responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet. They all have things they did that leads to Romeo and Juliet’s departness. Also, the decisions they made and the problems they caused such as ruining true love.
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. Romeo killing Tybalt is a decision made by free will. As stated in The Choice is Yours: The Fate of Free Will, sometimes a teen’s brain can decide a series of actions before the person is aware of it. Romeo is furious and his brain leads him to the decision to kill Tybalt because his anger gets the best of him. Of course, most actions come with a consequence and because Romeo is banished, he will never be able to see his beloved Juliet ever again. Sadly, the fight is only the beginning to the downfall of these “star-crossed
In William Shakespeare’s play, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Friar Lawrence states, "These violent delights have violent ends/ And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,/ Which as they kiss consume: the sweetest honey/ Is loathsome in his own deliciousness/And in the taste confounds the appetite:/ Therefore love moderately; long love doth so;/ Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.”, (2.6.9-15). There were many violent ends within the play that all began with Romeo and Juliet’s forbidden love, and one was the passing of five characters. Mercutio was a relative to the prince and as such he was untouchable. On the other hand he also subtly chose sides. Being friends with the Montagues was the beginning of the road to his death. He was an extremely witty person within the play constantly making jokes, but he also had a vivid imagination coming up with eloquent stories for the trio to hear. He was also loyal and devoted to his friends, the Montagues, Romeo and Benvolio. His death was the reason Romeo killed Tybalt out of revenge for the murder of his best friend. His death was his own fault because of his friendship with Romeo and getting in the middle of the feud. Mercutio very opinionated and had a strong characteristics that ended in his untimely demise.
The story is about a tragedy death of two star-crossed lovers, and how they fell in love falling in love. Romeo starts by going after a girl named Rosalina, and then falls madly in love when the beauty of Juliet. Romeo and Juliet meet at the Capulet’s party, and then fall instantly in love, with each other, and get married in the Friar Laurence office. While Romeo and Juliet physically committed the acts that ended there own lives, the long-stand family feuding and fate should be blamed for their deaths.
“A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life, Whose misadventured piteous overthrows. Doth with their death bury their parents ' strife. The fearful passage of their death-marked love” (Prologue). The agonizing story of Romeo and Juliet is abounding with plot twists and destructive decisions. The star-crossed lovers’ deaths were unavoidable, no matter what decisions led up to them. Without a doubt, the most destruction was made by Mercutio. Mercutio was Romeo’s best friend, which led to Romeo’s underestimation transform into angry rage once Tybalt killed Mercutio. His decision to fight Tybalt put himself amid an ongoing quarrel between Romeo and Tybalt, causing tension between the Capulets and Montagues, and disconnecting Romeo from Juliet.
Are people in control of their destiny? Having no power over one’s destiny is an important theme in William Shakespeare’s, Romeo and Juliet. We are in told in the prologue that fate is going to drive the story. Romeo and Juliet are not in control of their lives. It is predetermined destiny, not free choice that manipulates the lives of these two lovers. In Romeo and Juliet, the idea that the main characters have no control over their destiny is proven through the long existing feud between the families, Romeo and Juliet’s chance meeting and Mercutio’s and Tybalt’s deaths.
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet truly becomes a tragedy once Mercutio, Romeo’s close friend, is killed by the hand of Tybalt. Multiple claims could be made regarding who is responsible for Mercutio’s death, but he himself is ultimately to blame. Once Tybalt approaches him, Mercutio begins to instigate. The heat at the time of this scene was hardly bearable, making matters worse as Mercutio quickly becomes irritable. He made insulting comments and aggravating remarks, pushing Tybalt to the point of fighting. However, Romeo enters the scene and attempts to end the fighting completely by acting calmly even after being called a villain. Mercutio is utterly disgusted by Romeo not standing up for himself, for he says, “O calm, dishonorable, vile submission! Alla stoccata carries it away” (3.1.76-77). By saying this, he shows that he feel as if Romeo is afraid
William Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet” is a tragic one as love lead to the deaths of both young lovers. Yet there is still a question that remains in this story Who was responsible for the six deaths in the play Romeo and Juliet. Most of the blame for the six deaths in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare rests on both the Montague and Capulet families.
“O happy dagger, this is thy sheath. There rust let me die” What lead Juliet to say these words, and who is to be blamed for her and Romeo’s deaths? Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time at a party for the Capulets, Romeo should not have been there, but he is trying to get over his first love. When the two meet they fall in love instantly. The two get married without telling anyone. Juliet’s father, Lord Capulet, then order that she marry Paris, another Capulet. Juliet does not want to marry Paris. Juliet goes to Friar Laurence for a solution, so she will not have to marry Paris; his idea is to make her appear dead. She accepts the plan and drinks the poison that Friar gives her. The problem appears when Romeo finds Juliet in a deep sleep.
In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, the characters, Mercutio, Tybalt, Paris, Romeo, Juliet and Lady Montague all die, and Mercutio is to blame.
Scene 1 takes place in a public area and Mercutio and Benvolio enter with several servants. Benvolio then starts to complain about the hot weather and Mercutio starts to make fun of him. Then Tybalt and a couple servants enter the scene. Tybalt asks Benvolio and Mercutio if they have seen Romeo. 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. Tybalt then ran away. Romeo attempts to comfort Mercutio and tried to find a doctor. Romeo keeps talking to mercutio and trying to keep him from dieing but it wasn 't enough it is obvious he will die. Eventually Benvolio helps Mercutio off the street and the two exit the scene. Romeo is by himself for a awhile he speaks about being angry with Tybalt. Then Benvolio enters the scene again to let Romeo know Mercutio is dead. Tybalt comes back into the scene and Romeo challenges him to a fight. The two fight and Romeo kills Tybalt.