Romeo And Juliet Personalities Quotes

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Max Waldor Period 7 Romeo and Juliet Main Characters Essay Assignment The main characters in Romeo and Juliet all have very distinctive personalities. These personalities can be displayed just by the quotes that they say. It is very easy to discover what the characters' personalities are. For example, Mercutio is very sarcastic and easy going, while Benvolio is peaceful and Tybalt is hotheaded. To display this, I will give two quotes for each character and explain how those quotes display their personality. First of all, it is very easy to prove the sarcasm of Mercutio. One of his first quotes states, “If love be rough with you, be rough with love; prick love for pricking, and you beat love down.” When Mercutio says this, he is talking…show more content…
For instance, a quote from him states, “What, drawn, and talk of peace? I hate the word as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee.” This quote is from when Tybalt is talking to Benvolio while he is trying to stop the fight from occurring in the first scene. Because it says that Tybalt hates peace, he must like to fight. I also assume that the reason that the Montagues hate the Capulets is a very old problem that never affected Tybalt himself so he really has no reason to hate Benvolio. This shows that he hates people that he may not know well enough. Another quote from him says, “Boy, this shall not excuse the injuries that thou hast done me; therefore turn and draw.” This quote is said right after Romeo has gotten married to Juliet. Tybalt wants to fight Romeo for being at the party but Romeo does not want to fight Tybalt because he is now his cousin. Romeo tries to tell him this but he doesn't listen. From this, you can tell that Tybalt doesn't listen to anyone. Also, it shows that he is quick to fight because Romeo didn't even cause a disturbance at the party, Tybalt just wants to fight him because he was there. To sum it all up, the distinctive personalities of the main characters in Romeo and Juliet are very easy to discover just by their quotes. For example, I very easily proved that Mercutio was sarcastic, Benvolio was peaceful, and Tybalt was hotheaded just by using their quotes. In fact, I only needed two
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