How does the relationship between the Capulet and Montague families impact the servants in Romeo and Juliet?  

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The servants are involved in the feud because it affects the honor of their families.

Shakespeare begins the play by demonstrating to us that even the lowest members of the Montague and Capulet families are affected by the feud.  In the first scene, two Capulet servants, Sampson and Gregory, are ready to fight servants of the Montague house just because they are Capulets and those men are Montagues.


I strike quickly, being moved.


But thou art not quickly moved to strike.


A dog of the house of Montague moves me.


To move is to stir; and to be valiant is to stand:
therefore, if thou art moved, thou runn'st away. (Act 1, Scene 1)

Abraham and Balthasar

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