Romeo and Juliet Act 3, Scene 1

What does Benvolio try to persuade Mercutio in the streets of the Verona? On the streets of Verona Benvolio tries to persuade Mercutio that it’s best to stay out of the way of the Capulets and a quarrel, but Mercutio jokingly claims that Benvolio is as much of a quarreler as anyone
Even though Tybalt was looking for Romeo at first, what happens? Tybalt, looking for Romeo, is challenged to a fight by Mercutio, but then Romeo appears
Even though Mercutio had challenged Tybalt, who did Tybalt really want to fight? Tybalt challenges Romeo to fight, Romeo refuses, but Mercutio steps forward and fights Tybalt
What happens when Romeo is trying to stop the fight? As Romeo is trying to stop the fight, Tybalt gives Mercutio a wound, then runs away
Does Mercutio die from this wound? Yes Mercutio dies from this wound
After Mercutio dies, what does Romeo do? Romeo is ashamed of himself for letting Mercutio do the fighting, and when Tybalt returns, Romeo kills him.
What does Benvolio have a hard time doing Benvolio has a hard time getting the dazed Romeo to leave the scene
Who tells the Prince what happened? Benvolio tells the Prince what happened.
What does Lady Capulet want? What actually happens? Lady Capulet wants Romeo’s life, but the Prince levies fines and exiles Romeo

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