How Does Shakespeare Devise In Romeo And Juliet

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How does Shakespeare use dramatic devise in Act3 Scene1 of Romeo and Juliet in order to make it such an interesting, exciting, and important scene?

Romeo and Juliet, one of Shakespeare’s early plays is about two young lovers from rival households that feel the only way they can be together is to get married. Like some of Shakespeare’s best work Romeo and Juliet fits into the tragic genre; although it could be considered a comedy as it starts out a comic play, and stays comic until the death of Mercutio in Act3 Scene1. The play is based on opposite themes; love and hate, passion and moderation and honour, all of which run throughout. One main theme is fate as Romeo predicts his own death. Act3 Scene1 fits in the play as the turning
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The fight in this scene is not the first, Montague and Capulet youngsters often argue in the streets. ‘…the Prince expressly hath, forbid this bandying in Verona streets…’ This is Benvolio narrating, reminding the characters what the must not do and informing the audience of what the prince had said. Romeo reminds Tybalt and Mercutio who are fighting as well that, if the prince or any members of ‘The Watch’ see them, they will be executed. Romeo, Mercutio, and Benvolio gatecrashed a Capulet party, which caused trouble with Tybalt who now seeks revenge; this is part of the on-going feud between the families.

Shakespeare starts the scene with the lines ‘I pray thee good Mercutio lets retire: the day is hot and the Capels are abroad. And if we meet we will not scape a brawl, for now these hot days, is the mad blood stirring’ By Benvolio saying ‘I pray thee good Mercutio lets retire’ he is almost begging Mercutio to let them go home, Shakespeare tells us it is a hot day and the Capulets are around. This piece of speech sets the whole mood for the

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