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How does Mercutio die quizlet?
Last Updated: 17th January, 2020
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Similarly one may ask, how is Mercutio killed?
Mercutio is killed by Tybalt, Juliet's cousin, in Act 1, scene 3. This scene takes place on the day after the party at Lord Capulet's house, and Tybalt is looking for Romeo because he wants to challenge him. When he does so, Tybalt stabs Mercutio under Romeo's arm, and, within minutes, Mercutio dies of the wound.
Similarly, how do Mercutio and Tybalt die quizlet? romeo doesn't want to fight his cousin because tybalt is romeo's cousin by marriage . how do mercutio and tybalt die ? mercutio is slain by tybalt and tybalt is slain ( killed ) by romeo . she says she will not marry now but when she marries , romeo will be her husband .
Keeping this in view, what happens to Mercutio?
Tybalt and Mercutio draw their swords and fight. To stop the battle, Romeo steps between them and Tybalt stabs Mercutio under Romeo's arm. Mercutio's wound is fatal and he dies crying "A plague o' both your houses!" Blinded by rage over Mercutio's death, Romeo attacks Tybalt and kills him.
What does Mercutio mean by his dying exclamation?
What does Mercutio mean by his dying exclamation, "A plague on both your houses." Mercutio means the statement as a curse, blaming both sides for the quarrel. Romeo kills Tybalt in a sword fight tot avenge Mercutio's death.