But, when he came back, he thought Juliet was dead, which resulted in him killing himself. “After Romeo’s failed to make peace with Tybalt, Mercutio is slain and Romeo is unable to remain in his peaceful state.” (Dupler 8) Dupler used the phrase “unable to remain in his peaceful state” because after Tybalt was dead, Romeo wasn’t able to control his body nor his mindset. Tybalt kills Romeo’s best friend and he needed to do something about it, which caused his punishment and eventually brought him back to Verona. “That challenge leads to the deaths of Mercutio and Tybalt. That violence is the reason that Romeo is banished.
Baby John- The youngest of the Jets, he is the “baby” of the gang, and tends to be the voice of reason because he is not totally emotionless. Plot Two gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, are in the middle of a turf war. However, two people, one from each side, fall in love. In a plot that is as Shakespearian as it gets, many of the characters die over pointless ends, all the time the love of Maria and Tony blossoms, but even Tony can’t escape the cruel fate, and is killed. Songs out of place I believe that all of the songs fit in the play.
Then, Tybalt challenges Romeo to a duel but Tybalt ends up killing Mercutio. In anger from Mercutio’s death, Romeo kills Tybalt which gets him banished to Mantua. Even though he was angry over his friend’s death, this action was a bad decision by Romeo because the banishment caused problems for the lovers. Then, they have to find a way to still be together. To even more complicate the plot, Mr. Capulet promised Paris that will Juliet “shall be married to” him (R&J 3.4.21).
Tony reluctantly agrees to meet Riff at the dance and sings about his feelings the song he sings is called something's comming i think. The Jets, led by Riff and Graziella, and the Sharks, led by Bernardo and his girl Anita, meet at the dance in the neighborhoood gym, where in choreography their violent hostility to each other is reflected when they dance at the gym. During the frenzied dancing, Tony meets the lovely Maria. She is Bernardo's sister who has just arrived from Puerto Rico to marry Chino. To both Tony and Maria, it's love at first sight.
Romeo refuses to fight because he was married to Juliet, Tybalt cousin, (though Tybalt does not know this) Romeo's best friend Mercutio fights Tybalt, but Tybalt has the upper hand and kills Mercutio.. Romeo upset and angry at the death of his best friend slays Tybalt. The Prince of Verona arrives on the scene and orders Romeo to be killed, but after he hears what really happened he changes this and
Romeo’s punishment was only banishment because Tybalt started the fight. The banishment of Romeo causes himself, Juliet, Paris and Lady Montague to die. Act 3 Scene 1 is important because the play could have been a romance but turned into a tragedy however, it also causes the feud between the families to end as a result of their children’s deaths. As a result of the ‘ancient grudge’ between the Montagues and the Capulets, the play begins with a brawl. Benvolio tries to stop the fight which indicates he doesn’t like fighting and is a peacemaker.
In Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet the audience learns that love is both a creative and destructive force, through the deaths of two young and in love teens and those around them. The play starts out in Verona with a feud between two families, the Capulets, and the Montagues. Romeo is a Montague, while Juliet is a Capulet. Their relationship was doomed from the beginning and there are many deaths all leading up to the deaths of themselves.Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins’ West Side Story teaches us that everyone has control of their own life and to make the most out of it. This musical revolves around two brawling gangs, the American Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks.
Although in the end the dousing love must come after the horrible deaths that come between the two families. The first way that opposed the love of Romeo and Juliet was fate acting against love. Fate continued persistently to stop the union of the two lovers through deaths and tricks. The first trick that cruel fate plays on this union between these two love birds, that is also the start of all of the other problems, is the fact that their two families hate each other. When these two star-crossed lovers meet they do not know until later that night that they have just stumbled into the middle of their family feud.
Romeo is extremely upset about Tybalt killing Mercutio and in a fit of rage fights and kills Tybalt. When Price Escalus hears about this he is furious and banishes Romeo from Verona and tells him if he returns he will be sentenced to death. Juliet is very upset by this and also by the death of her cousin, she forgives Romeo for killing Tybalt and they spend the night together.
These two households, "both alike in dignity," (1.Prologue.1) have been feuding for so long that they even forget the reason they are feuding. Romeo and Juliet, "a pair of star-crossed lovers who take their life," (1.Prologue.6) are results of how tragedy can be caused when the rage of past generations carries over to a younger generation. Tybalt is also an example of the theme. At Capulet's party, he walks up to Lord Capulet and says "Tis he, that villain Romeo" (1.5.67). Tybalt learns this rage toward Romeo and all the other Montagues through past generations.