Table of Contents
- 1 Who is to blame for the fight between Tybalt and Mercutio?
- 2 Does Benvolio tell the truth about the fighting?
- 3 Who does Romeo blame for Tybalt’s death?
- 4 Who is to blame for the fight between Mercutio and Tybalt in Act 3 Scene 1 of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet?
- 5 Who started the fight in Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet?
- 6 Who started the fight in Romeo and Juliet Act 3?
- 7 Why did Romeo kill Tybalt?
- 8 Why does Mercutio force the fight on Tybalt?
Who is to blame for the fight between Tybalt and Mercutio?
It is the family feud as well as Tybalt’s temper that has led Tybalt to feel insulted, showing us that Lords Capulet and Montague are two people responsible for the fight between Tybalt and Mercutio. However, Tybalt is also significantly to blame for the fight as well.
Does Benvolio tell the truth about the fighting?
Benvolio is part of the Montague family. His loyalties to the Montagues make him tell lies. He’s not telling the truth. There were twenty Montagues fighting in this awful riot, and together those twenty could only kill one man.
Who explains what happened in the fight to the prince in Act III of Romeo and Juliet?
Benvolio explains the fight to Prince Escalus who declares that because Romeo has killed in revenge he will be banished from the city of Verona rather than sentenced to death. After a secret night with Juliet, Romeo flees to Mantua.
Who tries to stop the fight between Mercutio and Tybalt which leads to Mercutio’s death?
Romeo tries to stop the fighting. Tybalt, trying to injure Romeo, accidentally stabs Mercutio. Mercutio dies a slow, painful death. He curses the Montague and Capulet houses, blaming them for his death.
Who does Romeo blame for Tybalt’s death?
Romeo blames himself for Mercutio’s death because he placed his love for Juliet before consideration of his friend. Romeo thus attacks Tybalt to assuage his guilt. However, by doing so, he disregards any effect that his choice may have on Juliet. His action is impulsive and reckless.
Who is to blame for the fight between Mercutio and Tybalt in Act 3 Scene 1 of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet?
Tybalt stabs Mercutio under Romeo’s arm, and as Mercutio falls, Tybalt and his men hurry away. Mercutio dies, cursing both the Montagues and the Capulets: “A plague o’ both your houses” (3.1. 87), and still pouring forth his wild witticisms: “Ask for me tomorrow, and / you shall find me a grave man” (3.1. 93–94).
What does Tybalt say when he kills Mercutio?
plague a’ both your houses
Although Mercutio is stabbed by Tybalt’s sword, he ultimately places the blame not on the individual man, but on the Montague and Capulet families when he shouts “[a] plague a’ both your houses” (line 108), which means that he is cursing both the house of Montague and the house of Capulet.
Who is the angriest when Juliet refuses to marry Paris?
Why does Lord Capulet become so angry when Juliet refuses to marry Paris? A. He is upset that his wife has spoiled Juliet and caused her to disobey.
Who started the fight in Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet?
Mercutio and Tybalt begin to fight. Romeo, attempting to restore peace, throws himself between the combatants. Tybalt stabs Mercutio under Romeo’s arm, and as Mercutio falls, Tybalt and his men hurry away.
Who started the fight in Romeo and Juliet Act 3?
After Benvolio explains what happened, Lady Capulet demands to Romeo be killed. But Lord Montague argues that Tybalt got what was coming to him for killing Mercutio. The Prince comes up with a solution: because Tybalt started the fight, he’ll spare Romeo’s life. But he rules that Romeo must be banished from Verona.
Who tells Romeo after Romeo kills Tybalt to stop weeping and wallowing for the sake of his wife?
Friar Laurence goes on to give Romeo three reasons he should be grateful and not wallowing in the pit of despair. The first reason is Romeo should be happy is that Juliet is alive. Secondly, he should be happy that he was able to slay Tybalt, who was a much more experienced swordsman and was intent on killing Romeo.
Why does Romeo try to stop the fight between Mercutio and Tybalt?
Why does Romeo at first try to stop the fight with Tybalt? Romeo wants peace between his own family and his new wife’s relatives. Romeo fears that Mercutio will be severely injured or killed. Romeo fears fighting will force him into exile from his new wife.
Why did Romeo kill Tybalt?
Romeo refused to duel with Tybalt which made Mercutio to feel honour bound to stand in Romeo’s place and fight. In the duel that ensued, Mercutio is slain and dies. Romeo was enraged and felt honour bound to avenge the death of friend Mercutio. He sought Tybalt and killed him in a duel.
Why does Mercutio force the fight on Tybalt?
Mercutio forces the fight on Tybalt. Tybalt is really only interested in Romeo, but Romeo is not disposed to quarrel with his wife’s cousin. Mercutio takes up the quarrel on Romeo’s behalf for no reason other than that he is quarrelsome. Mercutio and Tybalt fought because Tybalt had challenged Romeo to a fight but Mercutio knew…
Why does Mercutio want to fight Romeo?
He has always wanted to fight Romeo. Romeo refused to duel with Tybalt which made Mercutio to feel honour bound to stand in Romeo’s place and fight. In the duel that ensued, Mercutio is slain and dies. Romeo was enraged and felt honour bound to avenge the death of friend Mercutio.
Who kills Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet Act 3?
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet Act 3 – Tybalt kills Mercutio and Romeo kills Tybalt A plague on both your houses! Complete explanatory notes for Romeo and Juliet, from your trusted Shakespeare source.