This passage introduces two new major characters one from each houseBenvolio and Tybalt. Act 1 scene 1 One fire burns out anothers burning One pain is lessend by anothers anguish act 1 scene 2 O Romeo Romeo brave Mercutios dead.
While Benvolio is just a nice guy who does everything in.
Benvolio character traits act 1 scene 1. He also shows himself as an honest young man who respects Romeos privacy and opinions. Tybalts immediate action was to make the fight go on however Benvolios action was to keep the peace. ROMEO Out BENVOLIO Of love.
He tries to avoid a fight with the hot-blooded Tybalt although he fights him when he has no choice. Act 1 scene 1 Alas that love so gentle in his view Should be so tyrannous and rough in proof. BENVOLIO- At thy good hearts oppression.
Heres much to do with hate but more with love. Obedient to the Princes ruling against brawling Benvolio tries to part them but he is attacked by Tybalt who calls him a coward for. What sadness lengthens Romeos hours.
ROMEO- Why such is loves transgression. Benvolio counsels Romeo to forget her by gazing at other beauties but Romeo contends that the woman he loves is the most beautiful of all. Benvolio is a peace-loving character who tries to break up the street fight at the start of the play.
BENVOLIO But new struck nine. While Tybalt is quick to anger and desirous of the Montagues destruction Benvolio is calmer meeker and longs to keep the tenuous peace between the two houses. He talks to Romeo about love and tries to persuade him to forget about Rosaline and look at.
These qualities are explored further in Act 3 Scene 1. This love that thou hast shown. Read a translation of Act 1 scene 1.
ROMEO Out of her. Act 1 scene 1 Ill pay that doctrine or else die in debt. He is wise articulate and makes clear statements to his cousin Romeo and friend Mercutio.
In the brawl opening Act 1 Scene 1 he plays the peacekeeper Part fools you know not what you do 116465 and through these words Shakespeare establishes him as wise and cautious. Benvolio and Tybalt are foils for each other. Romeo departs assuring Benvolio that he cannot teach him to forget his love.
Was that my father that went hence so fast. Griefs of mine own lie heavy in my breast Which thou wilt propagate to have it prest. Benvolio as a character in Romeo and Juliet is seen as a peacemaker and a wise man through his speeches.
He struggles to keep the peace and obey the law in the face of his kinsmens hot-blooded temperaments. At the beginning of the scene Benvolio tries to manage Mercutios playful and dangerous temper. Doth add more grief to too much of mine own.
Sad hours seem long. ROMEO Not having that which having makes them short. Benvolio resolves to do just that.
A ct 1 S cene 1 Enter Sampson and Gregory two high ranking servants of the Capulet household carrying swords and shields. Benvolio is a pacifist spending the first part of the first scene trying to mediate a conflict between the Capulets and Montagues. What lines show that Lady Montague and Lady Capulet are more sensible than their husbands.
Being purged a fire sparkling in lovers eyes 11 Previous section Prologue Next section Act 1 scene 2. In Romeo and Juliet Romeos cousin Benvolio whose name even means good will or benevolence and Tybalt are foils. Benvolio who does appear in scene 1 comes across as a pragmatist.
The wives notice their husbands are old frail and shouldnt fight so they dont get hurt. 11 Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. When he walks into the conflict he says Part fools.
ROMEO Is the day so young. Yet tell me not for I have heard it all. Summarize their characters and find textual evidence that shows how they are opposites.
Its Sunday and as is the custom on their day off theyre on their way to compete in a game of mock combat. With more of thine. We first see Romeos cousin Benvolio in Act One Scene One of Romeo and Juliet when the servants of the Capulet household pick a fight with.
It is obvious that Tybalt is a fighter and Benvolio is the pacifistic one. During this fight much is revealed about the characters. Benvolio Tybalt Whats he like.
Benvolio is more levelheaded calm and also more of a rule-follower than Romeo and Mercutio. Characteristics Benvolio is a peacemaker he is lovingcaringrespectful trustworthy and he is responsible. Romeo Capulets servants pick a quarrel with Montagues which degenerates into a general brawl.
O me what fray was here.