Romeo and Juliet's Tybalt and Mercutio

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When I was in 6th grade, I got into a fight with my classmate. Before that, I had an argument with my mom. I went to school with a bad temper and my mood was not very friendly. We always have classmates that would make fun of everyone so that day I got picked on. I reacted from his childish insults and pushed him away from me sending him to the other wall of the room and that went on a fight. I didn’t think about the consequences it might result to before I did that such as me getting a suspension in school, ruining my reputation in school and the worst is my parent’s disappointment to me got worse, In short, it just made the problem bigger. Sometimes, people make bad decisions of because of their negative emotions towards themselves and to the people around them. We don’t think carefully about the things that it might end up to if we made that one bad decision. The story of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has two characters that had this kind of attitude. Tybalt and Mercutio’s rash decisions lead not only to their deaths but also to the death of the two main leading characters. Shakespeare portrays their rash decision making through the mad emotions of Tybalt and Mercutio towards each other and their aggressive personalities shown in the dialogue. As for the outcome, their rash decision making led to their own deaths. In the story, two families, the Montagues and the Capulets are long-term rivals which means every member from one family hates the other family. Tybalt is a Capulet and Mercutio is a Montague so they basically hate each other. There is always trouble whenever the two sides meet. For example, Act I, Scene 1, four guards two from each family met each other in a street. The next thing happened was the prince came where they were fighting to stop the brawl. Both Tybalt and Mercutio have personalities that can really push people off to their limits.

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