Friar Lawrence arrives just as Juliet awakes from her chemically induced slumber. This act is best shown through three dynamic characters: Tybalt, Romeo and Juliet. His only interest is love and he goes toextremes to prove the seriousness of his feelings. When Romeo and Paris break into a brawl, the page runs away to call the Watch. Nevertheless, Capulet invites Paris to attend a family ball being held that evening and grants permission to woo and attract Juliet.
There really were two families in Italy called the Montecchi and Capelletti, from whom the Montagu … es and Capulets may have been drawn, since they are referred to in Dante's Divine Comedy. Laurence does so by giving her a potion that puts her in a deathlike coma. Escalus is prepared to execute Romeo for his offence—Romeo's killing Tybalt—but lightens the sentence to lifetime banishment from Verona, when Benvolio insists that Tybalt started the quarrel by murdering Mercutio, a kinsman to the prince. A young man ofabout sixteen, Romeo is handsome, intelligent, and sensitive. In Titus, Valentine plays a minor role, but in Two Gentlemen, he is one of the title characters.
Who is fighting at the beginning of the first scene? The ideas, he develops through his novel, are significantly true and stated correctly through his poetic literature. As well as being a Catholic holy man, Friar Lawrence is also an expert in the use of seemingly mystical potions and herbs. The Friar is forced to return to the tomb, where he recounts the entire story to , and all the Montagues and Capulets. Capulet calls for his sword. Capulet loves his daughter very much but is out of touch with her hopes and dreams. My opinion on this period is that it was unfair as it did not allow the girl to have a say and that she had to do whatever the father pleased. Friar John explains that he sought out another friar for company and found him in a house where he was visiting the sick, whereupon the health authorities, fearing there was pestilence in the house, confined both friars in the house so they wouldn't infect others.
The Capulets and Montagues are the two warring houses in Romeo and Juliet. The first character that shows this behavior is Tybalt, cousin of Juliet Capulet, an angry and violent person who has a penchant passion to kill, especially his enemy. Am I the master here, or you? After the deaths of Mercutio and Tybalt, Benvolio acts as a Chorus, explaining how events took place. She knows Juliet better than anyone else and provides comic relief in the play with her bawdy sense of humor. Tybalt is violent and hot-tempered, with a strong sense of honor. That's the whole reason why the fight is so stupid. He returns too late to stop the fatal brawls between Tybalt and Mercutio and, subsequently, Tybalt and Romeo.
It is not long before they see Abraham and Balthasar and make a plan to anger them into starting a fight. He gives the Prince the letter that explains why Juliet killed herself. The fight is then broken up by the Prince stating that if the Capulets and Montagues get into a fight again, those responsible will be put to death. After Romeo kills Tybalt, Montague pleads with the Prince to spare him of execution as Romeo did only what the law would have done, since Tybalt killed Mercutio. Act 2, Scene 5 Scene 5 opens in Capulet's orchard. Montague Romeo's father, who is concerned by his son's melancholy behavior. The rhetorical form is called , wherein characters participate in a short, quick exchanges of one-upmanship.
We know Juliet's mother bore her first child by the time she was 14, Juliet's age, and her husband is many years older than she. . He's head of the Capulet clan, married to Lady Capulet and father to Juliet. Having the two families fight over no apparent reason is a sign that logic will not help end their feud. What do they have to say about him? As a skilled swordsman, he serves as the story's principal. The conversation gets even creepier when Paris points out that there are twelve-year-olds who are already mothers. Alone, the innocent Friar gives us with his about plants and their similarities to humans.
He then comes back in Act V Scene 1 telling Romeo about Juliet's death. Shakespeare, howeve … r, didn't actually invent this story, someone else did. Abram A servant to Montague. Short-tempered and vindictive, Tybalt is quick to draw his sword in anger. The characters in the story were figments of William Shakespeare's imagination, or more accurately, the figments of the imagination of the people who had thought up the story which Shakespeare adapted. He appears again at the end of the play to mourn Romeo, having already lost his wife to grief. Everyone departs the scene save for Montague, Lady Montague, and Benvolio.
He fixes the day of the marriage for Thursday and suddenly advances it to Wednesday out of anger and impulse. To end the study of Shakespeare, students were to make a mask from the time period of Romeo and Juliet. A vulgar, long-winded, and sentimental character, the Nurse provides comic relief with her frequently inappropriate remarks and speeches. In Romeo and Juliet, while both Capulets and Montagues are wealthyaristocratic families, the Capulets appear to be on a higher scale. How to read a Shakespeare play. He yells at Lord Montague for engaging in the feud, which really is the root cause which led to Tybalt killing Mercutio.
He first punishes Capulet and Montague for the quarrel between Tybalt, Benvolio, and a handful of servants. The legal profession has a way to determine just how culpable people are when it comes to tragedy. Friar Laurence agrees to help Romeo, hoping that their union will finally end the feud between the houses of Montague and Capulet. She is the personal servant and former of 's. Thus, because the first time we hear of Mercutio he is associated with Valentine, rather than Juliet, he is changed from a rival to a friend and brotherly figure of Romeo. After all, pretty much every other character in the play is from one of those two families, right? By avenging Mercutio's death, he sets in motion a chain of tragic events that culminate in suicide when he mistakenly believes Juliet to be dead. Romeo kills , whom he finds weeping near Juliet's corpse, then commits suicide, by drinking poison that he bought from an impoverished apothecary, over what he thinks is Juliet's dead body.