Tybalt And Paris Similarities Between Romeo And Juliet

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Characters are the source of messages that help to reveal the meaning in any text. There are many differences in the male characters in the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. All the male characters have differences and similarities. Romeo and Paris have a different view of love for Juliet. Tybalt and Benvolio both react differently to the feud. Romeo and Friar Lawrence have an extremely close relationship, with Romeo sharing all his secrets. Romeo and Paris are both wealthy men of Verona with a desire to marry Juliet. They both are well respected and want to keep the peace. Romeo is loving and kind to Juliet so is Paris but he tries to force Romeo and Paris have different ways of treating Juliet. Paris treats Juliet as if he owns her by saying “… Thy face is mine, and thou hast slandered it…” This shows Paris is more interested in superficial beauty rather than internal beauty. Romeo loves Juliet authentically and equally when he says “…And world’s exile is death, --then banished is death mis-term’d: calling death banishment…” Romeo is calling banishment death because if he is banished he would not see Juliet. Paris has Lord Capulet’s consent for marrying Juliet while Romeo does not. When Paris asked Lord Capulet to marry Juliet, Lord Capulet…show more content…
Tybalt is an aggressor who seeks to start fights, he always worsens the situations. This is shown during the fight in the public when Tybalt says to Benvolio “As I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee. Have at thee, coward!...” Benvolio is shown as a peace maker; Benvolio stops the fights between the two families by saying “…I do but keep the peace. Put up thy sword, or manage it to part these men with me…” Benvolio warns Tybalt that he can stop the fight and keep peace or worsen the feud. Tybalt is less trusted because of his passion to fight. Benvolio is very trusted by the community because of his honesty and not fighting for
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