He got me under your arm. He took a few steps forward until he was standing just a yard from Mercutio, who was still polishing. O, the blood is spilt O my dear kinsman! Also Romeo risks his on life coming back to Verona when the Prince exiles him. Nobody knows what it is about exactly, not even by the end of the play, but it is obvious that it is about something very important to both the families as it seems to have gone one for years and years. We are shown that Mercutio is in a difficult frame of mind. Romeo is banish'd; and all the world to nothing, That he dares ne'er come back to challenge you; Or, if he do, it needs must be by stealth.
The events described in the previous paragraph create a lot of tension early on in the play. Go, villain, fetch a surgeon. Nurse I speak no treason. Where is my father, and my mother, nurse? Nurse O Tybalt, Tybalt, the best friend I had! Doth she not think me an old murderer, Now I have stain'd the childhood of our joy With blood removed but little from her own? Many had never travelled before and getting a glimpse of what happened outside of the country was extremely interesting, this factor gave even more attention at that time to this play. Shakespeare moved it to Italy to avoid confrontation and scepticism from the audience and authorities.
O, tell me, friar, tell me, In what vile part of this anatomy Doth my name lodge? Thus, then, in brief: The valiant Paris seeks you for his love. I warrant, an I should live a thousand years, 50 I never should forget it. The Nurse is not only Juliet's nanny but she also her wet-nurse. What seems to be a playful fight between him and Tybalt ends in his own death. Even though Juliet is not yet fourteen, Lady Capulet thinks its the right thing to do and argues that many other girls of Verona marry and have children at even younger ages than Juliet. I have an interest in your hate's proceeding, My blood for your rude brawls doth lie a-bleeding; But I'll amerce you with so strong a fine That you shall all repent the loss of mine. A plague o' both your houses! Will you pluck your sword out of his pitcher by the ears? A plague o' both your houses! Nurse A man, young lady! The path of true love is not going to be as straight as the two teenage lovers would wish for.
He broke away from Romeo and tottered towards the laughing faces. Tybalt, Mercutio, the prince expressly hath Forbidden bandying in Verona streets: 1590 Hold, Tybalt! Now the sword play begins, and the audience not only have the excitement and great dramatic action of two fighters trying to kill each other but also the sight of Romeo trying to stop the fight for the reasons only he and the audience know. He and Mercutio have a battle of words in which Mercutio clearly ties him in knots. This is a big problem because the Montague's Romeos family and the Capulet's Juliet's family are involved in, what seems like, an enormous feud. Act 2 ends on a note of happiness the audience have seen Romeo and Juliet ge. Even so lies she, Blubbering and weeping, weeping and blubbering.
Both lost their rapiers during the exchange and it turned into a test of physical strength as they punched and scratched and kicked each other. I am peppered, I warrant, for this world. Prince, as thou art true, For blood of ours, shed blood of Montague. They have made worms' meat of me: I have it, And soundly too: your houses! Knocking Who knocks so hard? When they reached the fountain Mercutio bent over towards it and splashed water at the others. This is the truth, or let Benvolio die. Tybalt returns, perhaps to continue his quarrel with Romeo but strangely this time, alone and Romeo resolves on violence. Thou, wretched boy, that didst consort him here, Shalt with him hence.
Shakespeare uses dramatic irony exceptionally well in this scene, by making sure that the audience know what is going to happen. This quote shows that she wants to be obedient but is still not interested or convinced that she will want to marry Paris. It was only then, once Mercutio had been killed, that Romeo had attacked Tybalt. That gallant spirit hath aspired the clouds, Which too untimely here did scorn the earth. There must have been twenty guys fighting against Tybalt. It is a play with many twists and turns, not knowing what will be lurking around the next corner.
Thy head is as fun of quarrels as an egg is full of meat, and yet thy head hath been beaten as addle as an egg for quarrelling: thou hast quarrelled with a man for coughing in the street, because he hath wakened thy dog that hath lain asleep in the sun: didst thou not fall out with a tailor for wearing his new doublet before Easter? The scene is important as Romeo meets Juliet and they find out they are from rival families. Hi s face was dripping water. An I were so apt to quarrel as thou art, any man should buy the fee-simple of my life for an hour and a quarter. We talk here in the public haunt of men: Either withdraw unto some private place, And reason coldly of your grievances, Or else depart; here all eyes gaze on us. Thy head is as fun of quarrels as an egg is full of meat, and yet thy head hath been beaten as addle as an egg for quarrelling: thou hast quarrelled with a man for coughing in the street, because he hath wakened thy dog that hath lain asleep in the sun: didst thou not fall out with a tailor for wearing his new doublet before Easter? My dear-loved cousin, and my dearer lord? And but one word with one of us? He says he will not listen to any arguments, prayers, or excuses; if murderers are not punished harshly, there will only be more murders. They were all pointing at him and laughing.
The dramatic devices used by Shakespeare himself are particularly interesting. The audience knows that the play will end in death and thus the tension builds up when the scenario of a possible tragedy is apparent, this is called dramatic irony. Some word there was, worser than Tybalt's death, That murder'd me: I would forget it fain; But, O, it presses to my memory, Like damned guilty deeds to sinners' minds: 'Tybalt is dead, and Romeo--banished;' That 'banished,' that one word 'banished,' Hath slain ten thousand Tybalts. God's will, What simpleness is this! A room in Capulet's house. The scene is set in a public area in Verona. Tybalt, that murderer, which way ran he? It starts off with a public brawl between the Capulet's and the Montague's. These effectively portray him as a troublemaker who is good with words.
Romeo, arise; Thou wilt be taken. I was hurt under your arm. He swayed, his legs buckled and he fell. I beg for justice, which thou, prince, must give; Romeo slew Tybalt, Romeo must not live. Thou wilt fall backward when thou hast more wit; Wilt thou not, Jule? The scene now takes another turn as Romeo puts aside all thought of peace, and becomes warlike. You should visit and update your internet browser today! The time in which he lived in was the Elizabethan era.
But what say you to Thursday? Benvolio talks in blank verse, as he is something of a boring character, but quite important to the play. Marry, I remember it well. For then she could stand high-lone. A group of guards approached Benvolio. At the time of Shakespeare, religion was an extremely serious matter, things such as honour and the importance of family were extremely valued and any that went against or ridiculed these beliefs were considered criminals. What wouldst thou have with me? The Nurse comes and warns Juliet that her mother is coming.