In Romeo and Juliet we learn how Shakespeare uses vivid language to build character and depth in their roles. Shakespeare was a poet, playwright and an actor with a great love for language. Shakespeare was of great importance when it came down to the moulding and developing of the English language. Shakespeare had such an immense love for language that he created neologisms that we use in everyday life. Some of these neologisms he created include words such as puke, lonely, bedroom, democracy etc. in the play he developed numerous characters that played incredibly believable roles. An example of how Shakespeare made his characters believable was Tybalt, who spoke only forty lines in the entire play. Though he spoke only forty lines the lines he spoke were very descriptive and showed the audience how angry and aggressive yet protective he was. His anger and aggressive nature instantly put Tybalt into a stereotype of an angry young man with a lot of anger and pain.
The audience probably had the same sense of anger from Tybalt when he was on stage.
Romeos personality would be difficult to describe as he has a number of different characteristics. He has multi- personalities as at times he is immature, self- contained, aggressive and frantic. An example of his immaturity is when he locks himself in his room over his false love ‘Rosaline’ he does so as Rosaline does not feel or adore him as he supposedly does. Montague tells lady Montague of Romeo’s depression “many a morning hath he there been seen, with tears augmenting the fresh morning dews, adding clouds more clouds with deep sighs”. Here Montague explains how sad Romeo is by crying most of the day and his deep sighs are building up clouds in the sky. When Romeo is anger he acts very irrational he shows this when he is told that Juliet is dead by Balthasar. During this act he instructs Balthasar to exit and leave him alone because if does not Romeo will “tear thee joint by joint and