act iii
Updated: 12/1/2020
act iii

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  • At a public place, Tybalt expresses his inclinations to fight Romeo and Mercutio, and Tybalt ends up killing Mercutio.
  • I really didn't want to see a fight today!
  • Act III, Scene 1
  • Mercutio
  • "I am hurt. A plague o' both your houses!" (III. i. 84-85)
  • Tybalt
  • At the same public place, Romeo decides to avenge Mercutio's death by killing Tybalt, which he soon learns to regret.
  • I fear Juliet is causing me to get soft and less masculine.
  • Act III, Scene 1
  • Romeo! Why have you killed me!?
  • In Capulet's orchard the Nurse tells Juliet that something bad happened (Tybalt died), but Juliet thinks that she means Romeo died.
  • Oh, Juliet! Something terrible happened. I can't dare tell you!
  • Act III, Scene 2
  • Oh no! Did my love die! Someone kill me, I don't want to deal with the pain!
  • Act III, Scene 3
  • In Friar Laurence's cell, Romeo finds out he is going to be exiled and Romeo believes his whole life is ruined.
  • My life is over! I will never be able to see my love again! It would be better just to kill me!
  • Romeo, calm down! You've been crying to much! Your tears are like that of a woman.
  • The Nurse finds Romeo and brings him to Capulet's house, where he comforts Juliet since both of them were overwhelmingly sad.
  • I'm so sorry Juliet!
  • Act III, Scene 4
  • Farewell I have to go my love!
  • I'm getting a strange vision about this.
  • You are going to marry Paris whether you like it or not! I'll drag you to your wedding if I have to!
  • At Capulet's house, Juliet tries to get out of her marriage with Paris, and Capulet has an outrage on her.
  • Act III, Scene 4
  • But...but Romeo!