Intruder Romeo Crashes Capulet Ball

Topics: Romeo and Juliet, Characters in Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio Pages: 2 (407 words) Published: April 8, 2013
VERONA- A few nights ago, a party was organized by the Capulet family. We are not sure exactly why but we have learnt from Lord Capulet it is something they celebrate every year. As we are all aware, the two families are well known because of their huge grudge against each other that has been going on for years. So of course, the Montagues were excluded from this event. The Capulet’s were high in hope that Juliet will fall in love with Paris.

Servants rushed around preparing the evening, lighting torches and setting the tables up so everyone can dance and the ladies can charm men.

Lord Capulet encouraged everyone to take the dance floor.

Romeo and Mercutio have come across a servant earlier who cannot read and found out about the party and that Rosaline (who Romeo thinks he is in love with) will be there.

Romeo seems to take no shame in intruding this royal event “What, shall this speech be spoke for our excuse? Or shall we on with no apology?” Since it was a masquerade, Romeo dressed himself up in disguise like everyone else and had no problem making himself feel just as if he was a guest, he joined everyone on the dance floor and asked many girls to dance hoping to find Rosaline.

As the night continued, Tybalt recognized a voice. Later, he realized it was a voice of a Montague. Romeo Montague. Tybalt did not want to let this go unnoticed; he brought it up to Capulet. Capulet, not wanting to ruin the party, told him to just leave Romeo alone, not knowing the two upcoming dangers. Enraged, Tybalt left the party.

By the end of the night, Romeo fell in love with Juliet, only later did she find out the handsome man she kissed was a Montague. This love can lead to real danger.

The next day, Tybalt, from the Capluet’s and Mercutio and Benvolio from the Montague’s found themselves face to face with each other in the streets of Verona. Soon after, Romeo showed up. A member of Tybalt's family said they overheard a conversation where Tybalt said...
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