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Romeo and Juliet Coursework

creates a tense and exciting scene for his audience using language tools and techniques to demonstrate a fight scene in the streets of fair Verona, Italy where the fortune of our ‘star crossed lovers’ changes severely for the worse when Tybalt and Mercutio lose their lives, knowing that the Prince had forbidden all fights. The writer’s successful use of a variety of devices such as similes and metaphors results in a dramatic scene where suspense is felt by the readers. In addition to this, Shakespeare...

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Romeo And Juliet Friendship Essay

Romeo And Juliet Friendship Essay A friendship includes trust, honesty, commitment, caring, dependable, loyality, witty, love and communication. I will analyse the friendship between Romeo and Mercutio, and between Romeo and Benvolios. I will compare Rome and Benvolio’s friendship to Romeo and Mercutio’s friendship and decide which is better. Romeo and Mercutio’s friendship is filled with humour and is frivolous with care, but care isn’t shown emotional. Romeo and Benvolio’s friendship is filled...

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happen. We are then introduced to the characters with great friendship, Mercutio and Benvolio. Shakespeare has carefully selected these two characters to create impact inside of this particular scene. Without these two characters, the scene would definitely not be the same. The scene starts off with Mercutio and Benvolio are talking to each other. It is a very hot day and Benvolio is somewhat more worried than Mercutio. ‘The day is hot, the Capulets are abroad, And if we meet we shall not escape...

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Romeo and Juliet Gcse

after a while confesses that he is there, but she should not be embarrassed. Romeo tells Juliet that he loves her to and they plan to get married. The next day they get married, but when Tybalt comes to fight Romeo and he says no, Mercutio does. Tybalt stabs Mercutio by accident and kills him, so Romeo goes after him. Romeo ends up killing Tybalt and is exiled. The night before the fight, Romeo and his friend’s went to the Capulet’s party. Tybalt sore that Romeo was there, so told Mr Capulet....

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Essay on Act 3 Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet

turns into anger, sadness and hate. The scene starts out with Benvolio and Mercutio talking; the capulets then arrive and banter between Mercutio and Tybalt ensues. Romeo arrives and Tybalt tries to provoke him into a fight but he refuses to battle his wife’s cousin. Mercutio decides to fight for him but Romeo rushes in midst of the battle in an effort to stop them and only manages to get Mercutio fatally wounded. Once Mercutio expires Romeo runs after Tybalt in a fit of rage and grief to kill him....

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How Does Shakepear Use Dramatic Devices in Act3 Scene1 of Romeo and Juliet in Order to Make It Such an Intersting, Exciting and Important Scene?

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 point, when the mood turns from happy to sad, Romeo and Juliet’s relationship causes trouble although no one knows about them becoming married. The scene progresses as Romeo refuses to fight Tybalt, even thou he was insulted so instead Mercutio goes...

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Romeo & Juliet Act Iii Study Guide

Act III Study Guide Scene 1 1) At the beginning of the scene, Benvolio thinks he and Mercutio should leave. 2) Tybalt hopes to fight with Romeo. 3) Tybalt calls Romeo a villain. 4) Romeo won’t fight Tybalt because they are now family since he married Juliet. 5) Mercutio gets stabbed when Romeo stands in front of him and Tybalt accidentally stabs him under Romeo’s arm. 6) Mercutio keeps repeating “A plague o’ both you houses” because he knows his death was caused by the family...

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Act 3 Scene 1 is a Major Turning Point in the Play "Romeo and Juliet"

that if the Capulets come, a fight would most certainly start. Benvolio states that 'the day is hot', probably referring to both the weather and their tempers. Mercutio irritates Benvolio that he is ill humoured by telling him: 'thou wilt quarrel with a man for cracking nuts, having no other reason but because thou hast hazel eyes.' Mercutio uses a pun to exaggerate Benvolio's temper. This quote also builds up the audience's expectations for the up-coming events. When the Capulets enter, the atmosphere...

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To what extent can Tybalt truely be blamed for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.

place between Mercutio and Tybalt cannot be entirely blamed on Mercutio. Tybalt must shoulder some of the blame, as he was the one that confronted them, making rude comments about Romeo "thou art a villain." (3.1.61) "Therefore turn and draw." (3.1.67) The second quote is when Tybalt challenges Romeo to a sword fight, this is when Mercutio steps in and Tybalt is more than happy to fight and defeat him. To make matters worse, Tybalt comes back to where he has just killed Mercutio, after he realises...

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Character Analysis

Introduce Tybalt finds Mercutio, Benvolio, and other Montagues Tybalt provoked them, starting a fight Romeo appears, and tries to break up the fight Mercutio accidentally gets killed Cite Page 129 Act 3 Scene 2 line 196-197 “And for that offense Immediately we do exile him hence” Explain He killed Mercutio, affecting the Royal Family Introduce Tybalt finds Mercutio, Benvolio, and other Montagues Tybalt provoked them, starting a fight Tybalt accidentally kills Mercutio Mercutio is a member of...

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