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Essay | Mercutio: the Jester and Friend

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Mercutio.
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Mercutio: the Jester and Friend

Summary: Examines the William Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliette. Provides a character analysis of Mercutio. Describes why he is one of the best characters in all of Shakespearean literature.
With a quick wit and a clever mind, Mercutio is a scene stealer and one of the most memorable characters in all of Shakespeare's works. Mercutio, a secondary character in Romeo and Juliet, is essential to the play. Mercutio is the Prince's kinsman, but more importantly, he is Romeo's friend and confidant. Throughout all the pain, love, and suffering brought to the two lovers in Romeo and Juliet, he was the one character who provided a humorous break from all of the emotional tragedy. Mercutio is my favorite Shakespearean character because of his excellent qualities and because I can identify with him.

Mercutio's concern is always for Romeo and for peace between the two families, the Capulets and the Montagues. Mercutio is the first to see that Romeo is deeply in love with Juliet. Mercutio shows his concern and expresses it to Romeo. He does...

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