Romeo: External Conflict
People should not take matters into their own hands,
Well with Juliet's "dead" body, Romeo exclaims out loud, " Here's to my love! O true apothecary. Thy drug are quick. Thus with a kiss I die" (Shakespeare lines 130-132). Romeo takes matters into his own hands by poisoning himself and taking his life. Romeo shouldn't of taken his life because Juliet because Juliet wasn't died in the tomb and by Romeo being died Juliet kills herself. Therefore, both of them can not be together on the earth anymore with their families.
Furthermore, The Prince address to the families, " And for that offense immediately we do exile him hence" ( Shakespeare lines 148-149). The Prince is explaining to the Montagues and Capulets the punishment for Romeo for killing Tybalt. Romeo should not of taken Tybalt's life for killing Mercutio. Roemeo should of just told what happen and how Tybalt killed Mercutio because he would not be exile from Verona to Mantua away from Juliet, Either way, Tybalt would of got the died because he would of gotten the death penalty.
Act: 1 Scene: 4
Tybalt says to his Uncle at the dance, " This, by his voice, should be a Montague. Fetch me my rapier boy. What, dares the slave Come Hither, covered with an antic face.... 'Tis he, that villain Romeo" (Shakespeare lines 52-55, 64). Romeo sneaks into an enemy's dance without telling his parents just to see his "love" Roseline. By taking the matters of seeing his "love" and not telling his parents he puts a chance of getting caught and killed by the enemy. Tybalt being a Caplet decides to go try to fight Romeo, but is stopped by his Uncle. If Tybalt was not stopped the would have been death and violence between the two families.
Act 1 Scene: 1
Tybalt addresses Benvilo by saying, " What, drawn, and talk peace? I hate the word, as I hate hell, all Montagues..." (Shakespeare lines 60-61). Tybalt tries to take on the Montagues without even knowing why he is fighting and tries to be the hero of the fight. The Prince discusses the fight by enforcing this statement, "If you ever cause a disturbance on our streets again, you'll pay with your lives" ( Shakespeare lines 97-98). The Prince tells Tybalt and others if the try to take on each other and fight their lives will be taken.
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11 December 2014