Revenge Quotes In Romeo And Juliet

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Revenge in Romeo and Juliet Revenge has been known to cause many people into doing extreme actions. Almost always these people regret the actions they committed while striving for revenge. In the novel, “Romeo and Juliet”, by William Shakespeare the Montagues and Capulets fit perfectly into the theme of revenge. Some examples are when Abram, Sampson, and Gregory start a street fight, Tybalt kills Mercutio, and Romeo kills Tybalt. The first sight of this theme appears in the very first scene. In the scene a street fight is started by Sampson, Gregory, and Abrams. Sampson and Gregory from the Capulets start a fight with Abrams from the Montagues. They constantly are insulting each other and spit out comebacks for revenge. Eventually they take out their swords and start to duel.…show more content…
Tybalt had disliked Romeo very much. When Tybalt saw Romeo at the Capulet’s party he said “It fits when such a villain is a guest. I will not endure him” (Act 3.Scene1.lines84-85). Tybalt is expressing how he just can’t stand Romeo. Later, Tybalt had sought revenge and sought to fight with Romeo. However, when Romeo refused Tybalt had fought and killed Mercutio. In response Romeo had killed Tybalt. Therefore, when Tybalt had sought revenge it ended with his own death. Romeo had also regretted responding with revenge when he had killed Tybalt. Romeo had acted in the moment and killed Tybalt for killing Mercutio. He regretted it because his murder had him banished. Romeo says, “O, I am fortunes fool” (Act3.Scene1.line142). He is stating that he is very unfortunate and wishes that he was not banished. In conclusion the actions and regrets of revenge are well planted in “Romeo and Juliet”. Revenge is show when Abrams, Gregory, and Sampson start a street fight, Tybalt kills Mercutio, and Romeo kills Tybalt. By acting with revenge, you will always carry out extreme measures and wind up in certain undesirable
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