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Romeo is a boy of 16 living in 17th century Verona, Italy.

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Introduction

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Mercutio also shows to be a concerned friend of Romeo before the party, and it seems that they have a close friendship. It is this closeness that shows Mercutio's friendship love for Romeo, when Tybalt challenges Romeo to a duel. Mercutio comes to the defence of Romeo who he assumes is too cowardly to accept Tybalt's challenge. He takes up the challenge himself and gets killed. This tragic incident in the play allows Romeo in-turn to display his friendship love for Mercutio- Romeo must revenge the death of his friend, which he does, resulting in the death of Tybalt. Another representation of friendship love in this theme is the Nurse and Friar Lawrence. Even though neither of these characters are related to the couple, they play an important part in the play by advising them in their problems and caring for them. When the nurse comes into the play we quickly become aware of the closeness of the friendship between her and Juliet. The nurse stays loyal to this friendship when she helps Romeo and Juliet plan their wedding. She shows us that she is the only Capulet who is not opposed to relationship. Ironically though, when Romeo is banished and Juliet is forced by Lord Capulet to marry County Paris, she switches sides to the surprisement of Juliet, and agrees with Lord Capulet. ...read more.

Conclusion

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