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How Does Shakespeare Present Tybalt In Act 1

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Act 1 Scene 1 1. Shakespeare starts the play with a witty conversation between the Capulets’ servingmen, Sampson and Gregory. This attracts the “groundlings” because it surprised them of how Shakespeare chooses to start off a play with people like them; who could only afford a penny to sit at the pit and watch the play. 3. The reader first impression of Tybalt is that he is a very short-tempered person who has a hatred for the Montagues. It is also shown that he does not like using his words to solve problems, but instead with violence. “What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word As I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee” (I-I-71-72). 4. The tone of the Prince’s speech shows the reader that he is a very powerful and stern person. The Prince wants to keep peace in the streets of Verona so, he creates a new decree which states that if either one of the families, the Capulet or Montague causes another commotion in the streets that they will have to pay for it with their lives. It is important because without the Prince setting his foot down it was a matter of time before both families killed each other. 5. From all the signs Romeo shows of what a Petrarchan Lover is, it is shown that he is upset about a woman named Rosaline because he’s crushing on her even though the feelings are not mutual. He does this by shutting himself in…show more content…
Lady Capulet thinks that Paris would be a good match for Juliet because he is a gentleman and praises about him about him extravagantly to Juliet. and how being with him doesn’t change who she is. “… can you love the gentleman… By having him, making yourself no less” (I-III-85-95). She also makes it sound like Paris is a man women want to get with and he’s someone who lives with pride, glory, admiration, and has beauty. And by becoming his bride Juliet would just as admired. Lady Capulet thinks that Juliet should be married by now because “Younger than you here in Verona, ladies of esteem. Are made already mothers”
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