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Act 3 Scene 1 This scene is very important to the rest of Romeo and Juliet and makes a dramatic change in the rest of the play, Changing both the outcome at the end, the way the characters think and act, and finally the flow and style of the story.

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Romeo and Juliet Gcse English Coursework Act 3 Scene 1 This scene is very important to the rest of Romeo and Juliet and makes a dramatic change in the rest of the play, Changing both the outcome at the end, the way the characters think and act, and finally the flow and style of the story. This scene is base on a street fight between Mercutio and Tybalt. The scene starts with childish boasting, a slanging match, but soon erupts to a full-on sword fight. When Romeo try's to intervene in the fight Mercutio is injured and slowly dies. Knowing what a prankster he is, none of his friends try to help him as they as they think he is playing the fool usual. ...read more.

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How does this Scene affect the rest of the play? Characters Not only are two important characters lost (Mercutio and Tybalt), characters' attitudes and feelings are altered as well. From this scene on, Romeo is much more sneaky and underhanded, and until the end is very sparse in the play and not often seen. Other Character attitudes become more sinister and murderous, as both families want revenge for the loss of there loved ones. Juliet's character changes as well because now she seems a lot more upset and heartbroken due to the fact that Romeo has been banished and she might never see him again. ...read more.

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Dramatic Impact The dramatic impact this scene has on the rest of the play is incredible, as it seems to turn the whole story around, and change the character's relationships with each other. The effect this scene has on the characters nearest to Romeo, Tybalt and Mercutio is overwhelming; with both sides feeling sorrow and anger, and the news of the death seems to bring out the worst in people of the two families. The effect on Juliet seems different to every one else, she feels upset over the deaths but is more worried about the welfare of Romeo, and when he is away it makes her realise just how much she loves him and what will have to be done to be with him. ...read more.

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