Men's eyes were made to look, and let them gaze. I will not budge for no man's pleasure, I. III.i.49-50
I am hurt. A plague o' both houses! I am sped. Is he gone and hath nothing? III.i.97-98
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O, I am Fortunes fool! III.i.142
Mercutio is willing to have a with Tybalt mostly because the temperature is warmer than usual, making other people angrier than usual. At the same time, Romeo has just come back from his wedding, ready to share the news of his marriage. When he comes back he sees Tybalt and Mercutio ready to fight and intervenes.
I'll save you
When Tybalt insults Romeo by calling him a villain, Romeo responds by saying he loves him as family. Mercutio thinks that he is weak and tries to save him. Tybalt has the upper hand and stabs Mercutio. As he is dying, Mercutio says he blames this on both the Capulets and the Montigues.
This day's black fate on more days doth depend. This but begins the woe others must end.
Romeo and Benvolio are sad and angry because of Mercutio's death. When Tybalt comes back, Romeo kills him. Many people notice this and the Prince determines a punishment for him to be banished from the town.
In this scene, there is an example of dramatic irony. No one except Romeo and the audience knows that Romeo and Juliet are married. This causes controversy with Mercutio and Tybalt. When Romeo is saying he loves Tybalt as family, Mercutio thinks he is weak and stands up for him when it's actually about his marriage. This helps the audience understand that why Mercutio thinks Romeo is weak
In the Play, the theme is Fate and in this scene, we can see a few examples of it. At the end of the scene, Mercutio and Tybalt are bothe dead which seems to be their fate once Romeo and Juliet get together. Another example is Romeo blames fate for both of their deaths.