Tybalt wants to fight Romeo for his embarrassment of Romeo’s appearance at the Capulet’s masquerade party. Tybalt wants revenge because Romeo crashed the party. Tybalt has no idea about Romeo’s marriage to Juliet at this point. Romeo must kill Tybalt to avenge Mercutio’s death.
- 1 Why did Tybalt want to fight Romeo in the first place?
- 2 Why does Tybalt challenge Romeo to a fight?
- 3 Why does Tybalt want to Romeo?
- 4 Why did Tybalt start the fight?
- 5 Why does Romeo refuse to fight Tybalt when Tybalt challenges him to a duel because the Montagues crashed the Capulet party?
- 6 Why does Mercutio decide to fight Tybalt instead?
- 7 What is Tybalt’s letter to Romeo about?
- 8 What act does Tybalt challenge Romeo to a duel?
- 9 What are Tybalt’s reasons for wanting to fight Mercutio lines 40 and 42?
- 10 What does Tybalt say about fighting?
- 11 Does Tybalt try to stop fight?
- 12 What role does Tybalt play in the brawl?
Why did Tybalt want to fight Romeo in the first place?
Tybalt is looking for Romeo because he had challenged Romeo to a duel in revenge for Romeo’s appearing at the Capulet’s ball at the beginning of the play. This is the ball where Romeo meets Juliet. In Act II, Scene 4, Tybalt is looking for Romeo as he wants to challenge him to a duel.
Why does Tybalt challenge Romeo to a fight?
Tybalt challenges Romeo to a duel. The ostensible reason is that Tybalt is angered that Romeo crashed the Capulet party and flirted with Juliet. The real reason is that Tybalt is looking for an excuse to fight.
Why does Tybalt want to Romeo?
Why has Tybalt come looking for Romeo? Tybalt comes looking for Romeo because he wants to challenge and kill him. Tybalt wants revenge since Romeo showed up at the Capulet Party.
Why did Tybalt start the fight?
Tybalt Capulet Timeline and Summary Benvolio, a friend of the Montagues, is trying to stop the fight. Instead, Tybalt starts fighting with Benvolio. The situation gets so out of control that the Prince of Verona arrives to break it up.
Why does Romeo refuse to fight Tybalt when Tybalt challenges him to a duel because the Montagues crashed the Capulet party?
B/c he wants revenge from when Romeo crashed the Capulet party. Mercutio tries to provoke Tybalt to fight. His main goal is to find and duel Romeo, so he doesn’t really want to waste time on his friends. After Tybalt insults Romeo, Romeo responds with lines 58-61.
Why does Mercutio decide to fight Tybalt instead?
Why does Mercutio decide to fight Tybalt? Tybalt insulted Romeo and Mercutio. Mercutio deliberately misunderstands what Tybalt says. What penalty does Prince Escalus decree for Romeo after Tybalts death?
What is Tybalt’s letter to Romeo about?
Why has Tybalt sent a letter to Romeo’s house? Tybalt sends a letter to Romeo’s house because he wants to fight/ duel Romeo. Friar Lawrence fears that Romeo and Juliet are moving too fast, and he doesn’t want them [in the future] to have any regrets.
What act does Tybalt challenge Romeo to a duel?
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene 4 – Tybalt challenges Romeo to a duel.
What are Tybalt’s reasons for wanting to fight Mercutio lines 40 and 42?
Because he wanted to avenge and he feels responsible for Mercutio’s death. What does Romeo mean in line 145?
What does Tybalt say about fighting?
Instead, Tybalt says he hates peace, the Montague family in general, and Benvolio specifically. He shouts, “Have at thee, coward! ” and presumably lunges toward Benvolio, and so the two fight until they are broken apart by other club-wielding citizens.
Does Tybalt try to stop fight?
A verbal confrontation quickly escalates into a fight. Benvolio, a kinsman to Montague, enters and draws his sword in an attempt to stop the confrontation. Benvolio explains that he is merely trying to keep the peace, but Tybalt professes a hatred for peace as strong as his hatred for Montagues, and attacks.
What role does Tybalt play in the brawl?
Tybalt represents the ongoing feud between the houses of Capulet and Montague. He is indirectly responsible for the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet. He tries to provoke a quarrel with Romeo because he feels outraged at Romeo’s party-crashing in Act I, Scene 5.