Tybalt In Romeo And Juliet

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“What, drawn, and talk of peace? I hate the word, as I hate hell, all montagues, and thee.” tybalt in line 21. Romeo and Juliet is a tragic love story of two houses feuding and the lovers getting caught up in it. William shakespeare wrote this story, originally as a play, William is considered one of the all time greats in literature. Tybalt developed a lot over the play, and his biggest trait that grew was his violent intentions. Tybalt is characterized by his words, actions, and through other character interaction.

Tybalt is my character that I am focusing on and he is very violent and the method of characterization is words by Tybalt. “What, drawn, and talk of peace? I hate the word as I hate hell, all montagues, and thee.” (1.1.63) This shows how stubborn Tybalt is and that in his mind, all Montagues are evil and have bad intentions. “I will withdraw; but this intrusion shall, now seeming sweet, convert to bitter gall.” (1.5.89) This
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“You are a saucy boy, i’st so, indeed” (1.5.82) this shows that by Tybalt being saucy, they mean impudent and violent, which fits his natural violence. “ Be quiet, or more light, more light! For shame! I’ll make you quiet” (1.5.85-86) this shows that Tybalt's unnecessary violence is not wanted, therefore telling tybalt to shut his mouth.

Tybalt is hotheaded and violent by nature this method of characterization is direct, as tybalt is thinking it himself. “Tis he, that villain Romeo”(1.5.63) This quote shows that Tybalt is hotheaded and wanting to pick a fight with romeo. “Patience perforce with wilful meeting make my flesh tremble in their different greeting” (1.5.87-88) this shows that just by being around the Montagues, he is stirred into a rage. Because of this his main trait is violence.

In conclusion, Tybalt is a violent hothead at heart who hates the montagues to the

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