Romeo and Juliet

Suppose Mercutio had killed Tybalt in the sword fight. How might the reaction of the play have changed? If he had lived, could Mercutio have persuaded Romeo to act differently? Do you think the old feud would still have erupted again? Explain.

act 3

Asked by
Last updated by Aslan
Answers 1
Add Yours

I think Mercutio would likely have been killed by the Prince as punishment for breaking the peace. This would have set in motion other cascading events. I'm not sure if these events would have helped the two star-crossed lovers. The family feud would have likely been more intense.