He shrugs this information off and still plans to

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Capulet. He shrugs this information off and still plans to marry her. “...Romeo learns from the nurse that Juliet is a Capulet. He is stunned…” (Atchity). Juliet’s also pretty ignorant in this situation as well. “ O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name” (Shakespeare). She wants Romeo to renounce his family name for the sake of their love. Even though they only met each other a day before. The romance also causes tragic outcomes, such as the death of Mercutio and Tybalt. “That same day, Romeo’s friends, Mercutio and Benvolio, are loitering in the streets when Tybalt comes by with some other members of the Capulet house. Tybalt, still holding his grudge against
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Winfield 2 Romeo, accuses Mercutio of keeping company with the hateful and villainous young Montague” (Atchity). Tybalt challenges Romeo to a duel but he refuses to do so, because Tybalt is Juliet’s cousin. Mercutio steps in to defend Romeo and dies by Tybalt’s blade; Romeo goes to avenge Mercutio by killing Tybalt. If Romeo would have just dueled Tybalt in the first place, Mercutio’s
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