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Act 1 Scene 1 and Act 3 Scene 1. These two scenes have the same sort of structure because they both begin with comedy then an extreme change to the scenes that are filled with tension and anger.

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Introduction

In Act 1 Scene 1 Samson and Gregory make a lot of sexual innuendos about the Capulet's, Abram believed that one of their jokes was to him, "Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?" Their jokes carried on until Benvolio entered, he acts like a peacemaker by trying to stop their quarrelling. Then Tybalt entered the scene and was like a spark that triggered of the fight once again. The Prince of Verona enters and the fight came to a halt. In Act 3 Scene 1 Mercutio starts to joke with Benvolio but he is not in the mood because he believes another fight may start because the Capulet's were about, "The day is hot, and the Capulet's are abroad" which shows pathetic fallacy since he is comparing the weather to what may occur as a heated argument, dramatic irony, because the audience would have been thinking the same thing as Benvolio. A fight does occur and Mercutio is stabbed by Tybalt, then Romeo wants revenge and stabs Tybalt. Once again Prince Escales enters and gives a very long speech and condemns Romeo to banishment. These two scenes have the same sort of structure because they both begin with comedy then an extreme change to the scenes that are filled with tension and anger that just wants to burst out. ...read more.

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Put up thy sword, or manage it to part these men with me" Tybalt refuses and still wants to fight Benvolio. Death is shown when Tybalt says "Turn thee Benvolio and look upon thy death" once again Benvolio is acting like a peacemaker. Romance is also another theme in the play with how just less than a day "Romeo and Juliet" wish to marry! In Act 3 Scene 1 the theme of conflict is still shown but to a much further extent which then turns into violence, because two deaths were the result from one brawl. Tybalt uses love and hate at one time, "Romeo, the love I bear thee can afford, no better term that this: thou art a villain'. This is such a strong sentence with the use of adjectives; love and villain, in Elizabethan times to be called a villain was an extremely rude remark and the person of whom it was too would feel very upset or furious at the remark! The exploration of these themes would make the audience understand more about themselves if they are in some of the situations that are contained within the play for example, the fact that no matter who you may be in love with the family would always be involved and fights may occur which does occur in "Romeo and Juliet". ...read more.

Conclusion

The death of Tybalt could result to the end of "Romeo and Juliet's" relationship already from just being married for less than one day they would have to breakup. Also the Prince threatened the two households of death if they were to have another brawl in public. Act 3 Scene 1 is also a major turning point for Romeo for he understands that his actions will cost for his life with Juliet. Romeo also understands that as long as this feud with the two households is occurring he can never be with Juliet and live a happy life for the two families will not let it happen. Fate plays another theme within the play and "Romeo and Juliet" believe that they were met to meet at the party. Act 3 Scene 1 has conflict and violence there is much more tension in the scene and much more bloodshed and the death of two characters on both sides of the family. Also with one of the protagonists within the scene the audience would believe that the scene is more important. Furthermore Prince Escales has already threatened the two households to never have another brawl within public especially and yet a brawl occurred. Furthermore the language within the scene is much more powerful and it probably has a bigger impact on the audience. ...read more.

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