wear your livery. Benvolio tries to calm them down and remind them that the Prince of Verona has forbidden the Capulets and Montagues from fighting in public in Verona; they need to either go to a more private place or drop the fight altogether, but Mercutio says. You would fight with a man if he had one more whisker or one less whisker in his beard than you have in your beard. The vile submission shows what a humiliation Mercutio believes Romeo is accepting; the insult rat catcher makes it almost certain Tybalt will have to fight. Thou, wretched boy, that didst consort him here, Shalt with him hence. Tybalt declares that he will send Romeos soul after Mercutios. Didnt you argue it out with your tailor for wearing one of his new suits air Pollution Nowadays before the right season? Thy head is as full of quarrels as an egg is full of meat, and yet thy head hath been beaten as addle as an egg for quarreling. What eye but such an eye would spy out such a quarrel?
Romeo is fully prepared to ignore his new kinship with Tybalt to take revenge for Mercutio and kills him quickly. but Mercutio seems to know that he is a dead man. Thou hast quarreled with a man for coughing in the street because he hath wakened thy dog that hath lain asleep in the sun. Now a new element of intrigue and excitement comes with a kind of dramatic irony. Get Your, essay Written, starting at Just.90 a Page, starting at Just.90 a page. (Draws) Tybalt, you rat-catcher, will you walk? Now the excitement moves up a notch as Mercutio starts the violence and we are to have the sword fight the audience has been expecting. Select a subject to preview related courses: To unlock this lesson you must be a m Member. With the passion of this language and the dramatic tension once again onstage between Romeo and Tybalt, the scene approaches its climax.
ShakespeareRomeo and JulietAct 3, Scene 1