Romeo and Juliet Essay

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Name: Tutor: Course: College: Date: Romeo And Juliet Act 3- Scenes 1-5 1. When Tybalt offers to fight Mercutio and Benvolio, do you believe that they also want to fight? From the play, Benvolio is not ready to fight Tybalt because he is portrayed as peacemaker and well-wisher. At the begging of the play, he tries to stop the fight between Montague and Capulet boys. On the hand, Mercutio wants to fight Tybalt after Romeo refuses to take up the fight. 2. When Tybalt approaches Romeo and is ready to fight, what is Romeo's reaction? What does he mean by the following lines: "Tybalt, the reason that I have to love thee Doth much excuse the appertaining rage to such a greeting: villain am I none Therefore farewell. I see thou knowest me not From the play, Romeo tries to avoid the fight with Tybalt saying that they are friends. Romeo refuses to fight because he is now married to Juliet. Tybalt turns to Mercutio and kills him. Romeo is annoyed and he turns to kill Tybalt in revenge. 3. A fight ensues between Tybalt and Mercutio, who dies as a result? What does he swear to Romeo will happen to him and the Capulets? From the play, Tybalt and Mercutio engage in a fight and Mercutio is killed instead. Mercutio goes ahead to curse the house of copulates before he finally dies. 4. As a result of Mercutio's death, who does Romeo kill? Do you think this was a wise decision on his part? From the play, Romeo kills Tybalt as a revenge for the death of Mercutio. It is not a wise decision for Romeo to kill Tybalt. This could cost him his life as well, according to the rules and regulations of Verona. 5. What did the Prince hand out as punishment for Romeo killing Tybalt? From the play, the prince decides that Romeo would be banished form Verona and not to be executed. This comes out clearly in the speech where the prince says that he knows very well that Romeo did not

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