What scene do Tybalt and Mercutio fight?
ACT III SCENE I
|ACT III SCENE I||A public place.|
|ROMEO||Draw, Benvolio; beat down their weapons.|
|Gentlemen, for shame, forbear this outrage!|
|Tybalt, Mercutio, the prince expressly hath|
Who kills Tybalt in Act 3 Scene 1?
93–94). Enraged, Romeo declares that his love for Juliet has made him effeminate, and that he should have fought Tybalt in Mercutio’s place. When Tybalt, still angry, storms back onto the scene, Romeo draws his sword. They fight, and Romeo kills Tybalt.
Did Mercutio and Tybalt fight?
Mercutio and Tybalt fight in the streets of Verona, and Romeo tries to stop them, reminding them that to fight like this is a crime, and he comes between the two. When he does so, Tybalt stabs Mercutio under Romeo’s arm, and, within minutes, Mercutio dies of the wound.
What were Mercutio’s last words?
Before he dies, Mercutio curses both the Montagues and Capulets, crying several times, “A plague o’ both your houses!” (Act III, Sc. 1, often quoted as “A pox on both your houses”).
What is Mercutio’s curse?
Why was Mercutio determined to fight Tybalt?
Mercutio is determined to fight Tybalt, even though Romeo is Tybalt’s real target. Mercutio eventually gains the fight he has been seeking, and he is killed as a consequence. Romeo initially refuses to fight because he has just married Juliet . Tybalt is now his cousin by… (The entire section contains 2 answers and 406 words.)
How did Romeo avenge the death of Tybalt?
When Romeo refuses, Mercutio answers Tybalt’s challenge. They duel and Mercutio is fatally wounded. Romeo then avenges Mercutio’s death by killing Tybalt in a duel. Benvolio tries to persuade the Prince to excuse Romeo’s slaying of Tybalt; however, the Capulets demand that Romeo pay with his life; the Prince instead banishes Romeo from Verona.
Why does Mercutio throw himself under Romeo’s arm?
Mercutio angrily draws his sword and declares with biting wit that if Romeo will not fight Tybalt, he will. Mercutio and Tybalt begin to fight. Romeo, attempting to restore peace, throws himself between the combatants. Tybalt stabs Mercutio under Romeo’s arm, and as Mercutio falls, Tybalt and his men hurry away.
How did Mercutio and Benvolio die in Romeo and Juliet?
Mercutio and Benvolio encounter Tybalt on the street. As soon as Romeo arrives, Tybalt tries to provoke him to fight. When Romeo refuses, Mercutio answers Tybalt’s challenge. They duel and Mercutio is fatally wounded. Romeo then avenges Mercutio’s death by killing Tybalt in a duel.