How does Shakespeare present Tybalt here and in the rest of the play? Enter nurse, the nurse comes in and Mercutio's role in Verona is 1 of the prince's kinsman and he is a friend of Romeo and Benvolio's Essay Words 3 Pages His involvement in the play up until this point is limited but he was the 1 along with Benvolio that persuaded Romeo to gatecrash the Capulet ball to show him that there are more women than Rosyline.
Mercutio is a typical young man of that period in the way that he is an honourable aristocrat, very independent and is free but on the other hand he isn't because he speaks badly about women and often refers to them as being fruit 'pop In contrast to Mercutio, Benvolio wants to avoid confrontation.
He knew that romantic thought about Romeo 's love was boring and tried to convince Romeo to regard love as a simple matter of sexual desire. Prior to this scene we have witnessed the rivalry between the two leading families, Capulet and Montague and the hostility they hold towards one another.
Mercutio brings humour and wit to the play which engages the audience. Mercutio is one of the most outstanding figures in Shakespeare 's play, full of imagination, wisdom, and sometimes strange and harsh irony and meditation.