Tybalt In Shakespeare's The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet

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Romeo Killed Tybalt
In The Bible, it states 'If a man takes the life of any human being, he shall surely be put to death. (Leviticus 24:17-21). This means that if a man kills any human being he shall die too. This is important in Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet because Romeo kills Tybalt, because of the death of Mercutio by Tybalt 's hand. So In Shakespeare 's The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo was at fault for Tybalt 's death because their families are enemies, Romeo crashes the Capulet party and Romeo actually kills Tybalt.
Romeo was at fault for Tybalt 's death because their families are enemies. ¨Have thrice disturbed the quiet of our streets.”(1.1.80-81). This means that the Montagues and Capulets, have fought 3
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The second reason Romeo is at fault for Tybalt 's death is that Romeo crashed the Capulet party. “Uncle, this is a Montague, our foe, A villain that is hither come in spite To scorn at our solemnity this night”.(1.5.60-63). This means that Tybalt is saying that Romeo, (a Montague), is an enemy to them and that he has come to their party to make fun of anyone who has come to it. Ultimately Tybalt has anger inside him. Tybalt was enraged because Romeo( a Montague) sneaked in their party which they were not allowed to go to. Tybalt hates Romeo after this incident at the party and he never made a truce with Romeo about it. Basically, Tybalt had hatred, fighting, and death in his head at the time because he was angry at Romeo, he wanted to fight Romeo and he wanted to kill Romeo. Romeo is to blame all in all for making Tybalt want to fight him. “Uncle, this is a Montague, our foe, A villain that is hither come in spite To scorn at our solemnity this night” is why Romeo is at fault for Tybalt 's death because Romeo crashed the…show more content…
The final reason that Romeo is at fault for Tybalt 's death is that Romeo actually killed Tybalt. “This gentleman, the Prince’s near ally, My very friend, hath got his mortal hurt In my behalf. My reputation stained With Tybalt’s slander. “(3.1.70-74). This means that Mercutio is a family member of the Prince, Romeo’s friend and that Mercutio got hurt on Romeo’s watch and that Mercutio tried to protect Romeo from Tybalt’s smack talk. This is important because Tybalt wanted to kill Romeo, Tybalt came to fight Romeo but Romeo said no. After Romeo refused to fight Tybalt, Mercutio (Romeo’s best friend) came in and fought Tybalt, Tybalt then wins the fight and kills Mercutio. “This fight will decide who dies” (3.1.93). This means that Romeo and Tybalt are going to fight and that someone will have to die in this fight. This is important because The death of Mercutio makes Romeo mad, Romeo later comes back and challenges Tybalt to a fight, Tybalt then accepts Romeo’s challenge, and they fight. The fight results in the death of Tybalt by the hands of Romeo, therefore, proving that Romeo is at fault for Tybalt 's death.

All in all, Romeo is at fault for Tybalt 's death because of these three reasons. their families hate each other, Romeo sneaked into the Capulet party and Tybalt 's blood was shed by Romeo. Basically, the families had a long history that ended up with a long feud and a long history of fights with Tybalt to hate Montagues and basically, Romeo. Romeo went
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