Romeo says to himself that love for Juliet has made him "effeminate. Romeo avenges Mercutio by fighting and killing Tybalt.
As the Watch and Prince Escalus approach, Romeo flees. Romeo realizes he can't live by love in the social world of men. He avenges Mercutio's death, as honor dictates he must.
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Download it! Benvolio tells Prince Escalus what happened. The Capulets demand that Romeo be executed, while the Montagues argue that Tybalt was to blame. Escalus banishes Romeo from Verona. The law, though neutral, does not consider private matters such as love, and so the law becomes R and J's enemy. Individuals vs. Cite This Page.
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Romeo and Juliet
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