Who do you think is most to blame for the deaths of tybalt and mercutio the deaths of tybalt and mercutio occur in act 3 scene 1 the scene begins with benvolio and mercutio talking benvolio is trying to persuade mercutio to leave because, if the capulets are around, there would be trouble eg i pray thee good mercutio let's retire. Tybalt stabs mercutio under romeo’s arm, and as mercutio falls, tybalt and his men hurry away mercutio dies, cursing both the montagues and the capulets: “a plague o’ both your houses” (3187), and still pouring forth his wild witticisms: “ask for me tomorrow, and / you shall find me a grave man” (3193–94. Act 3 scene 1: 1968 version mercutio and tybalt fight.
Romeo and juliet: act 3, scene 2 the deaths of mercutio and tybalt| in the greatest play of all time “the tragedy of romeo and juliet” by william shakespeare, tells the story of two star-crossed lovers who take their own lives. At the beginning of the scene, tybalt insults romeo in an attempt to provoke a fight but romeo responds calmly and it is mercutio who then fights with tybalt romeo tries to stop the fight and in the confusion, mercutio is fatally stabbed by tybalt and shortly dies.
The fight included romeo, mercutio, benvolio, tybalt, and tybalt's men it started out as tybalt who asked for a fight, but romeo offered peace, instead mercutio jumped in and fought tybalt romeo intervened, but tybalt killed mercutio. Mercutio and tybalt are both key characters in 'romeo and juliet' and they both are killed in act 3, scene 1 of the play at the beginning of the scene, tybalt insults romeo in an attempt to provoke a fight but romeo responds calmly and it is mercutio who then fights with tybalt.
Tybalt and mercutio were similar in many ways, one of which is that they were both hot heads looking for a fight so one could read the scene as two equally matched young men whose fates would be. A dog death to think that i should meet my death at the hands of a wretched fellow like tybalt 97, 8 that fights arithmetic , that is a mere calculating assassin referring to the fact that tybalt had taken the opportunity of romeo's being between them to aim a cowardly blow at him and then to fly.
However, mercutio, like tybalt, is quick-tempered and they are both ready to draw their swords at the slightest provocation mercutio is antagonistic toward tybalt by suggesting that tybalt is a follower of the new trends in swordsmanship, which he regards as effeminate. As he dies, mercutio curses both houses romeo furious by his friends death turns and attacks tybalt killing him when the prince arrives, benvolio tells everything that had happen as a punishment for the death of his dear cousin the prince banishes romeo, saying that he will be killed within the hour if he is found in verona.
Tybalt commands romeo to draw his sword romeo protests that he has good reason to love tybalt, and does not wish to fight him he asks that until tybalt knows the reason for this love, he put aside his sword mercutio angrily draws his sword and declares with biting wit that if romeo will not fight tybalt, he will mercutio and tybalt begin to fight. I take the line to refer to romeo's declining the combat, as though mercutio had said 'see, a challenge is enough to cow romeo,' not to refer to what mercutio himself is going to do, ie fight with tybalt.