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romeo and juilet

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ROMEO & JULIET In act one scene one members of the Capulet and Montague household become involved in a argument in a public place in Verona and when they lose there temper swords are drawn. The argument is between servants of the families "do you bite your thumb at us sir" this was an insult at the time this cause them to fight. Tybalt a Capulet picks a fight with benvolio who is a Montague dose not want to fight and wants peace we know this because "I do but keep the peace" while on the other hand Tybalt dose not want peace he wants to fight ""I hate the word as I hate hell, all montages". Then there is a big fight and lord Capulet and the lord Montague both join in there feud started long a go and they now can not remember way it started . There fight cause a lot of sadness in there town and the prince gives the families a warning which is if they fight again the will be sentence to death we know this because "If ever you disturb our streets again your lives shall pay the forfeit" In act one, scene five When Romeo gate crashed the Capulet party, Tybalt saw him as Romeo was perceptible and said in a spasm of anger: "This he, that villain Romeo." ...read more.

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This shows Mercutio is ready to take on a challenge with Tybalt. Benvolio tries to make peace but fails. Tybalt sees Romeo. Mercutio expects Romeo to fight Tybalt, "go before to field," but Romeo rejects and says, "I love to thee." Romeo is married to Juliet and if he fights Tybalt Juliet will be upset and Juliet is Tybalt's cousin, therefore Romeo has love for Tybalt but Tybalt has no love for Romeo and laughs at him which makes mercutio angry. Romeo says to Mercutio, "be satisfied" Mercutio insults Tybalt, "oh calm, dishonourable, vile submission! You rat catcher." Tybalt reminds us of the word 'tibie' which is a cat and cats catch rats. Tybalt becomes infuriated as he wants to be known as a strong man. Furthermore, Mercutio abuses Tybalt, "you have nine lives." As people believe cats have nine lives. Tybalt becomes more frustrated because Mercutio doesn't stop teasing him and calling him a cat. In act three, scene five Romeo leaves after the wedding night. Juliet says: "Methinks I see thee, now thou art below, as one dead is at the bottom of a tomb. Juliet foresees Romeo's violent death at the end of the play. ...read more.

Conclusion

Romeo intends to commit suicide besides Juliet's tomb. Juliet awakes to find Romeo dead; Friar Lawrence cannot persuade cannot persuade Juliet to leave as she has seen Romeo dead. Being a coward, the Friar leaves. Juliet sees the poison, she's dying to drink it but there is not enough even one droplet. Juliet knows there is only one way, she sees a dagger. Juliet makes the option to commit suicide. Juliet whispers, "O happy dagger, there rust and let me die." She kills herself. Both Romeo and Juliet's bodies are traced by the night watch who tells us, "the ground is bloody," to highlight the violence of these deaths. CONCLUSION The violence in Romeo and Juliet is very brutal through out the play there is sword fighting in the streets. The laws are very strict as a person can't marry two people and the laws are violent, if a person fights on the streets, their punishment will be death. Both families: Montague and the Caplets are worst enemies, yet one member from each family decides to marry each other. Overall this story is very saddening and violent, yet there is still a touch of happiness as Romeo and Juliet fell in love. We assume their love conquered the violence at the end of the play as each family is heartbroken. ...read more.

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