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In this scene (act 3 scene1) Tybalt finds Mercutio and Benvolio while looking for Romeo he tells them that he wants to fight Romeo.

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Romeo & Juliet Assessment In this scene (act 3 scene1) Tybalt finds Mercutio and Benvolio while looking for Romeo he tells them that he wants to fight Romeo. Romeo arrives but refuses to fight as he is now officially related to Tybalt (him being Juliet's cousin.) Mercutio battles for him instead. Therefore Romeo tries to stop them but in his attempt Tybalt ends up killing Mercutio. This really sets Romeo of and he kills Tybalt in revenge then runs away. At this moment the prince arrives and declares Romeos banishment from the city. In this scene Benvolio and Romeo are shown as peace makers by faith of that; at the beginning before Tybalt arrives Benvolio states "I pray thee god Mercutio Lets retire: The day is hot Capulet's are aboard" here he is trying to get out before things could get out of hand as he has already seen the Capulet's and senses danger aboard and does not wish for any chaos. But someone as stubborn as Mercutio refuses to listen "we talk here in the public haunt of men: either withdraw unto some private place..... Or else depart." As you can see here once again after Tybalt has arrived Benvolio tries to sort the situation out as calmly as possible, and does not wish for this meeting to become a big issue in public gazes. ...read more.


Even so he uses language that ca easily convey the relationship between characters as in one of his lines; when Mercutio is badly hurt and Romeo is trying to comfort him "courage, Man; the hurt cannot be much." Here the word man (the one I have made in bold) is show as the relationship between two friends as this phrase is not used often in Formal language between you or your teachers or boss or other senior people, such language is only used between Good or really close friends i.e. Mercutio and Romeo. Many similes have been used to compare two things to give us a visual of his description which also includes the use of highly metaphors which gives great depth of information. But many are the type where immaturity is shown because the comparisons very obvious but over-used. I think this scene of all scenes is the most dramatic! It is the turning point of the whole story as it contains two deaths which lead to two other deaths! For instance when the prince comes and states "And for that offence immediately we do exile him hence: .............. I will be deaf to pleading and excuses; nor tears nor prayers shall purchase out abuses:" this part really catches the attention of readers as it is ...read more.


Then at the end of the scene when the prince is shown he does another very vital thing which changes the story, when the prince announced Romeos deportation the way this scene ended with a dramatic point caused a very good affect on the audience. This scene contains a lot as two tragic deaths take place and never the less Romeo is separated from Juliet and this all in all leads to the death of these two crossed lovers. I can state that without any evidence that if this scene was not included in the story, then the ending that did take place (the death of Romeo and Juliet) would not of happened and there would have been a completely different conclusion to the story. In this scene the speed with which Mercutio and Tybalt's death, as a consequence of Romeo and Juliet's marriage and the banishment all contribute to a sense of reality that a chain of events has been set in motion in which the protagonists have no control over. Mercutio's dying curse upon the house rings as the voice of fate itself. Moreover these were the reasons why I chose to write about this scene because there were so many things to say about this as so much happens in this scene and I personally prefer this scene to all others because this is where the whole story turnarounds. ...read more.

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