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  • Character Analysis Mercutio

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    Mercutio character & quote analysis By: Johnson Tran Section 1: Character description (Mercutio) During the story “Romeo and Juliet”, written by William Shakespeare, the character, Mercutio, plays a role that impacts the story completely. Mercutio is a very good friend of Romeo’s and Benvolio’s. Mercutio has many characteristics which William Shakespeare defines and delivers a deeper understanding as the story continues. Mercutio is a kinsman therefore he is neither a Capulet nor Montague. In Romeo

  • Mercutio Case Study

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    To what extent are Mercutio, the Nurse and Friar Lawrence responsible for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? Mercutio, the Nurse and Friar Lawrence’s decisions lead to the untimely death of Romeo and Juliet. Although it wasn’t direct, they were all part of the huge cause and turning of events leading to the deaths of Romeo. Responsibility is being the primary cause of something, which in this case is the demise of Romeo and Juliet. Mercutio’s role in Romeo and Juliet cause an ill-fated chain of events

  • Mercutio Love Analysis

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    Mercutio and Romeo: Contrasting Views of Love In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the interpretations of love held by the character Romeo contrast greatly with the views of Mercutio. Mercutio is very dramatic and hot headed. His perceptions are vibrant and hasty, categorized by detailed thought and cautious evaluation. Romeo, ideal to his character begins his entrance in the play by self-pitying in his depression over Rosaline who does not return his love: ROMEO. Why, such is love’s transgression

  • Consequences Of Romeo And Mercutio

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    were made throughout the play were bad decisions and affected Mercutio and Juliet’s outcome greatly. While Mercutio and Juliet both make decisions out of lack of impulse control, Mercutio also makes decisions that are influenced by violence, and Juliet makes decisions that are influenced by suicidal actions. Mercutio is a clever, short-tempered, and a sharp witted man who loves to fight out of anger when threatened or criticized. Mercutio is known for having anger issues and does not think before getting

  • Relationship between Mercutio and Romeo

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    between Mercutio and Romeo The character of Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet plays an important role in providing humour. He can draw a number of comparisons and contrasts to other characters with his quick wit and upbeat attitude. His relationship with Romeo is made interesting by the fact that he is neither a Montague nor Capulet, but a neutral in the rivalry of the two houses. Mercutio is a spontaneous, wild and energetic character, “Nay gentle Romeo, we must have you dance.” Mercutio is determined

  • The Memorable Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet

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    The Memorable Mercutio Shakespeare created many incredible plays during his lifetime: tragedies, comedies and histories. One of Shakespeare's most famous plays is the tragedy Romeo and Juliet. Furthermore, one of his greatest creations, as well as most memorable character, lies within the pages of this tale. Although he died early on, Mercutio spent his time entertaining the audience with every act and word. Throughout Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio displays notable acts of witty humor, loyalty and

  • Mercutio Is To Blame In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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    elsewhere. In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio found himself with a similar conflict. Tybalt, Juliet's cousin, killed Mercutio during a fight in the town square. It would be easy to say that Tybalt caused Mercutio’s death since it was his sword that killed him, but that is simply false. Mercutio ignored many warnings and continued to antagonize the fight that lead to his death. The character ultimately responsible for Mercutio’s death is

  • A Comparison of Mercutio and Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet

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    A Comparison of Mercutio and Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet For this assignment I intend to write and discuss the differences and similarities of two characters portrayed in the play Romeo and Juliet. As well as describing and analysing them I will also show how these characters are presented in two adaptations of films by two different directors Zeffirelli and Lurhmann. These two characters are Mercutio and Tybalt; both characters play an important role as they both affect the outcome of the

  • Mercutio in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

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    Mercutio in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Mercutio is an almost unique character in Romeo and Juliet, being full of imagination and wit that is shown greatly in the Queen Mab's speech. His name reflects his nature Mercutio coming from the word Mercurial meaning quick and unpredictable. He is a close relative of the Prince but not a member of either of the rival families. In Act One, Scene Four when Mercutio first enters the play, his upbeat personality contrasts sharply with the

  • The Roles of Nurse and Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet

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    Mercutio and Nurse, the companions of Romeo and Juliet, do not fully understand true love. Their outlook on life and sex is quite different from the two main characters. This variation is intended to be, and is what makes them comical characters. Nurse and Mercutio are parallel because they both supply the personality in “Romeo and Juliet” that is not possessed by the two main characters. The aspect that is shown by Romeo and Juliet is love. Nurse and Mercutio provide the humor throughout the play