Locked in a long-standing feud, one that is fought by the nobles of the two families as well as their servants, they have engaged in a series of bloody public battles. In response, the ruler of Verona, Prince Escalus, is forced to intercede and declare that if any member of either family is caught fighting in the future they will be put to death.
They argue about their hatred for their enemy, insulting and mocking them in the process. He achieves this by causing excitement over the argument of the servants, and the intimidation shown to start a fight.
Put up thy sword or manage it to part these men with me. Benvolio appears mature and sensible, we get the impression that he wishes to avoid any means of conflict and see the household grudge resolved.
I hate the word, as I hate hell, all Montagues and thee.
The conflict between Benvolio and Tybalt sees uses of imagery and blank verse language; this shows their high status. Benvolio speaks calmly and peacefully, while he is commanding in his speech.
His desperation to try and resolve could be because he likes to be in control, or he feels it is the right thing to do, or he is in fear of his life.
His desperation is shown by his imperative tone. Tybalt uses his infernal imagery as he shows his Montague hatred, equal to his hatred of hell, hell being a fiery place of evil.
The opposite interests of both men create this effect, as one is desperate to fight, while the other is desperate to stop the fight. Put up thy sword, or manage it to part these men with me.
Tybalt wants to fight with his enemy and has no interest in peace, his violent conscious creates his dramatic action. I will now look into the triple way conflict between the Prince and the two houses. The Prince, like Benvolio wants peace over brawling, he dislikes the way peace has been broken in Verona, where it is his job in his high state of Authority to keep peace and deal with disruptions against laws of Verona.
By thee, old Capulet, and Montague. Have thrice disturbed the quiet of our streets. This leads to the Prince becoming angry, and causes him to make a final deadly warning, that if any further violent outbreaks occur, lives shall be taken.
Give me my long sword! The Prince wants to be in control, and proves this by speaking in a commanding and powerful manner. He threatens lives of people that go against his orders, as he requires high amounts of respect because he is so high in authority. Old Montague is come!Romeo and Juliet is set in Verona, Italy, where there is an ongoing feud between the Montague and Capulet families.
The play opens with servants from both houses engaged in a street brawl that eventually draws in the family patriarchs and the city officials, including Prince Escalus.
The Prince ends the conflict by issuing a decree that prohibits any further fighting at the risk of great. Conflict is a primary theme within Romeo and Juliet and merchant of Venice, Shakespeare conveys this theme through the characters to reinforce and emphasis the conflict between the father and daughter.
The major conflict in Romeo and Juliet is not between the two main characters, but between their families, the Montagues and the Capulets. In Shakespeare’s tragedy "Romeo and Juliet," two noble families are at war with each other, a state of affairs which ultimately dooms the young lovers.
Romeo is of House Montague and Juliet is a Capulet. We never learn the origin of the feud between the two families, but it pervades the play from.
Extracts from this document Introduction "ROMEO AND JULIET"ASSIGNMENT How is the relationship between Lord Capulet and his daughter Juliet presented dramatically in Act 3, Scene 5? The conflict between Tybalt and Mercutio is not personal.
They fight because the Capulets and Montagues are fighting. The feud between the Montagues and the Capulets has been going on for a .