William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

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William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet In act 1 scene 5 Capulet has thrown a party at his house. Romeo and Mercutio arrive at the Capulet house. Tybalt sees Romeo and takes Romeos presence as disrespect. Tybalt is then told by Lord Capulet to let Romeo be. Romeo also meets Juliet for the first time. This is important to the rest of the play because the two main characters are first introduced to each other. Romeo has gone to the Capulet's feast because he was given an invitation by the Capulet's messenger and was convinced by Mercutio to attend. This shows that Romeo is a brave person because he and the Capulet's are sworn enemies. When asked if he was going Romeo replied "I fear, too early; for my mind misgives some consequence, yet hanging in the stars, Shall bitterly begin his fearful date with this night's revels, and expire the term of a despised life closed in my breast, by some vile forfeit of untimely death. But he that hath the steerage of course direct my suit. On lusty gentlemen". Tybalt is the nephew of Lady Capulet. Tybalt is angry with Romeo because he is at the Capulet feast and The Capulet family and the Montague family is sworn enemies. This is important to the rest of the play because Romeo later kills Tybalt to avenge the death of Mercutio. A quotation that shows Tybalt's character is "Patience perforce with willful choler meeting makes my flesh tremble in their different
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