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Mercutio approaches the encounter with humour and Tybalt enters into the spirit of it.
Character traits of mercutio with quotes. To sum Mercutio up in a few words- hes witty and moody. Although he jokes around with his friends a lot his sense of humor could be described as lighthearted and even cruel at times. Appear thou in likeness of a sigh Speak but one rhyme and I am satisfied Cry but Ay me pronounce but love and dove IIi.
Get the entire Romeo and Juliet LitChart as a printable PDF. Mercutio is one of the plays most dynamic and complex characters. Mercutio is essential to the play he is the Princes kinsman but more importantly he is Romeos best friend and confidantAlthough Mercutio is Romeos closest friend he is very jealous of Romeo when Romeo is with other people.
Romeo is also considered a fun figure between his friends. Its All Fun and Games Until Tragedy Strikes. Wild frenetic easygoing and fun-loving Mercutios manic energy rambling stories and razor-sharp wit masks read analysis of Mercutio.
Neither a Capulet nor a Montague he is free of. Mercutio is a Round Character. The hurt cannot be much.
The last two quotes in this list were said by Tybalt to Mercutio in the third act when he came to fight Romeo and found Mercutio instead. Character Analysis of Mercutio Mercutio is always bursting with energy and his speeches are full of extravert ideas. He shall be endured Act 1 Scene 5 lines 72-3.
Get the entire Romeo and Juliet LitChart as a printable PDF. Romeo s best friend and kinsman to Prince Escalus. Mercutio brings humour and wit to the play which engages the audience.
All the attention is drawn to him he brings out the humor in most situations. Tybalt despite being quiet is an evil and cowardly man with nothing to loose and Romeo in contrast to this has his love of Juliet to loose which is everything to him. Like Tybalt Mercutio has a strong sense of honor and cant understand Romeos refusal to fight Tybalt calling it O calm dishonorable vile submission III172.
Doest thou make us minstrels he says and draws his sword. Mercutio was a Funny witty and cool character. Ask for me to-morrow and you shall find me a grave man.
Character of Tybalt. Mercutio as the Skeptic Foil. In addition mercury was also the name of the Roman god Mercury a messenger god of eloquence eNotes Romeo and Juliet.
Tybalt informs his uncle that Romeo is at the party and he wishes to take action against him and is shot down by a Lord Capulet who is perhaps mindful of the warning issued to the families earlier that day that further fighting would result in executions. If Mercutio is the skepticism to Romeos romanticism what is the purpose of the third friend in their trio Benvolio. Mercutio demonstrates his loyalty and courage when he takes up Tybalts challenge to defend his friends name.
Mercutio lost his life while fighting for his closest friend Romeo. Mercutio comes across as dramatic and arrogant while both Tybalt and Romeo are quieter characters. Making them good women of carriage.
He is very extravagant and wild. The one trait that Romeo displays throughout the. Mercutio is one of the most comedic characters in the playin fact many of his actions fulfil the role of a traditional Shakespearean fool.
However Mercutio comes between them and this later leads to a fight between Mercutio and Tybalt. For example in act 1 scene 4 Mercutio is joking around with his friends about love and other happy concepts. Act 1 Scene 4 – Mercutio is shown to concentrate less on love and more on physical touch which could represent that his heart has been broken once before.
When Tybalt accuses Mercutio of consorting with Romeo Mercutio pretends to be offended jokingly turning the word consort into another of the meanings of consort a group of minstrels. Montague – Romeos character is not one that supports the ongoing feud between the two families Romeo acts out of love more than hate especuially for his love Juliet. But tis enough twill serve.
Profile Traits Analysis Balcony Scene in Romeo and Juliet. Throughout the play Mercutio makes fun of Romeos fantasy of perfect romantic love which invites the audience to question the seriousness and maturity of Romeos feelings for Juliet. Character Analysis Personality Traits 528.
When maids lie on their backs. Because Merucito mocks love so when he found out that Romeo was in love he instantly changed and picked on Romeo for it. It fits when such a villain is a guestIll not endure him.
So by him not being a Montague ot r Capulet it changed the story. No tis not so deep as a well nor so wide as a church-door. Summary Analysis 850 Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet.