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  • Mercutio Bad Relationships

    A Bad Family Relationship “A plague a’ both your houses” (3.1.85). Mercutio is saying that both Montague and the Capulets house are cursed. It is a bad family relationship because Mercutio curses both houses which tells you he dislikes his family. The families were falling apart when everyone was dying like Mercutio and Tybalt as they fought Montague against Capulet. In order to have a bad family relationship, people must not care for the family no more. In order to have a bad family relationship, people must have a disagreement on a decision. Tybalt sees Romeo at the party and says to Lord Capulet, “ Tis he, that villain Romeo” Capulet replies with, “ content thee, gentle coz, let him alone, ‘A bears him like a portly gentlemen; And to say truth, Verona brags of him to be a virtuous and well governed youth. There fore be patient take no note of him.” Tybalt furiously says, “It fits when…

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  • Romeo And Mercutio Relationship Analysis

    important relationship between Romeo and Mercutio, one which I think is actually more important than the relationship between Romeo and Juliet, in this essay I will analyse this relationship and its importance in this play. Mercutio is very insistent on Romeo enjoy himself, in act 1, scene 4, after Romeo insists that, “I am not for this ambling”, Mercutio insists, “Nay, gentle Romeo, we must have you dance”. Throughout this play Mercutio is very insistent on Romeos wellbeing and enjoyment,…

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  • Mercutio In The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet

    one of his best friends can be found to do so too. He and Mercutio are foils for one another, their opposite traits push each other to do things they wouldn’t normally do and help to reveal both their positive and negative traits. In the beginning, the audience is given a glance of Romeo’s emotional side and his views on love. Meanwhile, when Mercutio appears…

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  • Romeo And Juliet And Mercutio Relationship

    Romeo's best friend, but yonder that, Mercutio also serves as Romeo's dramatic fall. Mercutio is the exact reverse of Romeo, and his vulgar and humorous nature contrasts against Romeo's serious and zealous nature. We see Mercutio's entertaining nature opposing against Romeo's when Mercutio makes lewd, sexual jokes, making fun of Romeo's broken heart and his tendency to fall zealously in love. We also see Romeo and Mercutio's relationship in this act when they interchange puns. When…

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  • Characteristics Of Mercutio In Romeo And Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet Paper The character that I have chosen is Mercutio. Mercutio is an interesting character who can be interpreted into many different ways. Even though his lines seem to be funny and sometimes very serious but he does have some qualities that many people do not see. The characteristic that I think many people do not see in Mercutio is caring. Many people do have something that they care about but when someone is caring, they care more about people than themselves. Even though he…

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  • Mercutio In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

    One of the most interesting characters in Shakespeare's famous play Romeo and Juliet is Mercutio. We never know what he looks like on the outside, but his character traits are vivid, like a bouquet of flowers. Mercutio is Romeo’s good friend, they share life, stories and thought together. Shakespeare created Mercutio in direct opposition to Romeo, the main character. Even though Mercutio's life in the play is very short his appearance dominates the dialogue and the action whenever he appears in…

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  • Who Is Mercutio A Foil In Romeo And Juliet

    Through the reading of Romeo and Juliet, Willian Shakespeare presents many contrasts. Foil is a character that provides a strong contrast to another character. Mercutio and Romeo are very close friends, but both had different characteristics, turning Romeo and Mercutio foils for each other. One is the complete opposite from each other, while Romeo is hopeless, melancholy, pessimistic, and believes in love, Mercutio is jovial, sarcastic, optimistic, and find love humorous. One of the first…

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  • Tybalt And Mercutio In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

    In the play Romeo and Juliet, Tybalt and Mercutio have a duel, and Mercutio dies. We chose to reenact this scene because it causes a most of conflicts and it lets us see the different sides of the characters. Additionally, it separated Romeo and Juliet, leaving them heartbroken. We interpreted Romeo’s character as we did in our play because he is ecstatic that he just married Juliet, which also explains why he skips around the stage. It’s also the reason why Romeo tries to make peace with…

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  • Mercutio Is To Blame In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

    It might be inferred that Tybalt is the one at fault here, while in fact it is Mercutio. Mercutio, a blood relative to Escalus and Count Paris, is shown to be quite the witty skeptic as he provides comic relief throughout the entirety of the play. Mercutio's opinions towards love differs greatly from romeo's as he views love as a purely physical enjoyment. Therefore, he believes that Romeo should go to the Capulet ball, to see all the other ladies of Verona and compare them to Rosaline, who…

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  • Essay Mercutio At Fault In Romeo And Juliet

    Mercutio at fault? Romeo and Juliet Essay Due to Friar Laurence’s decisions he is most at fault for the deaths of the lovers Romeo and Juliet. Friar Laurence married Romeo to Juliet and became overly involved in their love life that tragically ended one night in the cemetery of the Capulet family. Romeo begged Friar the night Romeo and Juliet met by chance, the Friar married the two just days following their first encounter in secret, not obeying the family rules. Friar had known that the…

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