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Introduction

Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 1 William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is known to be as one of the most prominent and recognized play's to every have been written. The author's capability has created a magnificent play, relating it with happiness and tragedy, love and hate, and this play will be used now and in many years to come. The extract that will be analyzed in this commentary is quite significant therefore it will have plenty of ideas and meanings that will be extracted and explored from the text. The events that have lead up to this scene can be seen as tension builders because the reader is now beginning to suspect that something may go wrong at some point in the play. ...read more.

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However, once Tybalt has found him, Romero refuses to fight, and Mercutio is disgusted with his decision. The reader knows the Mercutio's rage is building and that he will in any moment commence a battle throughout the Verona streets. The author's purpose of this extract is to in other words, basically "tell" the reader that there will soon be a tragedy amongst them. To do this, the author has used language that gives the reader a better idea of what is occurring throughout the play. Firstly, the author uses words, repetition, insults and humor to reveal masculinity throughout the scene. The words that are used can be related to diction because the author uses specific words in order to produce this diction and create an even better tension build scene. ...read more.

Conclusion

This term is related to each character that has a specific meaning in the play. In the extract, Mercutio represents instinct and passion. Tybalt represents aggression and violence and Benvolio represents peacekeeping. A very important part of the extract is when Romeo enters the scene. This is because it marks the beginning of his fall and death in the play. The tone throughout the scene can be seen as aggressive and violent. The writer's attitude is quite poor because Mercutio and Tybalt will be coming to their deaths at any moment. In conclusion, the author utilizes many meanings and ideas that can bring the scene to life, creating a more realistic and interesting way of seeing the many different terms he uses in order to produce this play. ?? ?? ?? ?? Delfina Bullrich Polimodal 2 ...read more.

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