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How did Tybalt die in "Romeo and Juliet"? Where and what happened?THANK YOU! :D

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kn12 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 3, 2009 at 12:37 PM via web

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How did Tybalt die in "Romeo and Juliet"? Where and what happened?

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dswain001 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 3) Assistant Educator

Posted May 3, 2009 at 9:36 PM (Answer #1)

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After Tybalt kills Mercutio  in a duel, Romeo is enraged by the death of his best friend and kills Tybalt. Romeo runs away and is banished from Verona forever. This incident begins a whole new series of events that ultimately result in the Romeo and Juliet's double suicides.

Both Tybalt and Mercutio die in the town square. It is the day of Romeo and Juliet's marriage, Benvolio and Mercutio are walking along when they encounter Tybalt with a group of his flunkies. Soon after Romeo enters, excited about the news that he is now married to his beloved Juliet. Tybalt challenges him to a duel. Romeo does his best to avoid the fight and Mercutio, sickened by Romeo's weakness, accepts Tybalt's challenge. Romeo pleads with the two not to fight and in the midst of his efforts, Tybalt stabs Mercutio and Romeo in turn, slays Tybalt.

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meeee | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted December 3, 2009 at 7:45 PM (Answer #2)

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Tybalt dies outside the great hall in Verona. he dies because he had killed Romeo's friend Mercutio this enrages Romeo so he kills Tybalt. that is the best answer i can give to you.

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