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The major problematic event for Romeo and Juliet in Act 3

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The major problematic event for Romeo and Juliet in Act 3 is Tybalt's death. Romeo kills Tybalt in a duel, which leads to his banishment from Verona. This separation creates significant obstacles for the couple’s relationship and sets off a chain of tragic events.

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What event in Act 3 caused the most problems for Romeo and Juliet?

The killing of Tybalt by Romeo in Act III is the turning point of the play.  Up until this point there could have been a happy ending, and Romeo and Juliet's belief in their own specialness in being able to rise above the circumstances that doom their love could have been proven accurate.  Romeo's acts up until this point, his reaching out in love and friendship to Tybalt (who is having none of it), show he believes that his love for Juliet and the light he feels shining on him will protect him from the violence and hatred he finds in his world.  When he kills Tybalt, he realizes he has not escaped doom.

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What event in Act 3 caused the most problems for Romeo and Juliet?

I think it was Mercutio's actions that were the primary cause for extra problems in the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Romeo has a secret reason he cannot share with his friends for no longer wanting to hate/duel Tybalt - he is now part of his family, they are kith and kin. All may have been resolved happily if Mercutio had not been the fly in the ointment. He decides to 'pile in' instead, and sort of forces Romeo's hand to act. Romeo no longer wants any trouble between the two families (now united into one through him) but hasn't had time yet to tell Mercutio about it. In the suddenness of 'battle' he steps between them to influence the outcome - and it is 'under your arm' that Mercutio gets wounded, dying from his injuries minutes later. Suddenly, the situation is exacerbated beyond Romeo's worst nightmares and events will have to run their course.

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What event in Act 3 caused the most problems for Romeo and Juliet?

To me, the major event of Act III comes when Romeo kills Tybalt.  This is the turning point in the play and it will cause Romeo and Juliet to die.

After Romeo kills Tybalt, the Prince banishes him from the city.  Also, since Romeo has just killed Juliet's cousin, he and Juliet can't reveal that they are married.

Because of these things, Juliet has to pretend that she's going to go through with marrying Paris.  Then she has to agree to Friar Lawrence's plan to avoid marrying Paris.

Because Romeo is out of the city, Friar Lawrence can't tell him the plan for making it look like Juliet is dead.  Since Romeo think she's dead, he kills himself and she kills herself when she sees he's dead.

So Romeo killing Tybalt in Act III causes all these tragic events to occur.

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Which event in act 3, scene 1 causes most problems for Romeo and Juliet, and why?

Romeo’s decision to involve himself in the continued fighting between the two houses leads to his ultimate undoing. Avenging his friend’s death by murdering Tybalt causes a deadly strain to exist between him and Juliet. The murdering of his bride’s cousin sets a downward gyre, an emotional mess spiraling out of control.

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Which event in act 3, scene 1 causes most problems for Romeo and Juliet, and why?

The event in Act III scene i that causes the most problems for Romeo and Juliet is when Romeo states, "Gentlemen, for shame! forbear this outrage!--" and steps between Mercutio and Tybalt to break up the fight. It is at this point that Romeo blocks Mercutio's defense and unintentionally gives Tybalt a chance to stab and ultimately kill Mercutio.

If Romeo were to have just stood aside and attempted to plead with Tybalt and Mercutio to stop their fighting, Mercutio would have been able to end the battle himself and Romeo would not have been blamed for the outcome and wouldn't have had to kill Tybalt in revenge of Mercutio's death.

Then he would not have been banished and the only problem Romeo and Juliet would have is breaking the news of the marriage to their parents.

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Which event in act 3, scene 1 causes most problems for Romeo and Juliet, and why?

Well i think that clearly the death of Tybalt causes the most problems for Romeo and Juliet. Clearly once Romeo kills a member of Juliet's family, her family will never give consult to the marriage. And again, when Tybalt dies, Romeo knows that he will be punished, and the usual punishment is death. Tybalt's death basically ensures that Romeo and Juliet cannot get married.

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