Why does Mercutio say a plague o both houses?

Why does Mercutio say a plague o both houses?

A plague o’ both houses!” (3.1. 93–94). As Mercutio is dying and being dragged into a house by Benvolio, he repetitively yells “a plague o’ both houses!”, signifying that the everlasting conflict between the houses is what killed him, not just Tybalt.

What does Oh my word mean?

An expression of surprise or astonishment.

Which too untimely here did scorn the earth?

That gallant spirit hath aspired the clouds, 80Which too untimely here did scorn the earth. Oh Romeo, Romeo, brave Mercutio is dead! His brave spirit has floated up to heaven, but it was too early for him to leave life on earth.

What makes Mercutio finally draw?

In this scene, Tybalt encounters Romeo and Mercutio. He insults them, and attempts to fight Romeo. However, as Tybalt is Juliet’s cousin, and Romeo has just married Juliet, he does not want to fight. This causes Mercutio to draw his, as he wants to defend Romeo.

Can you say the F word on Instagram?

No, Instagram is strictly against profanity and insulting people. Yes. I’ve seen quite a few F bombs.

Why is dammit a bad word?

Yes, saying “damn it” is swearing. Specifically, it is profanity—an oath that is taboo for religious reasons. In this case, it is a shortened form of “God damn.” The speaker is asking God to condemn someone or something to hell. The other kind of swearing is vulgarity: impolite words for bodily functions and such.

Can you bleep out cuss words on TikTok?

Have you ever wanted to beep out a swear word in one of your videos like they do on TV? The messaging app has an automatic feature that bleeps out cuss words, and TikTok users have been using it for loads of comedic sketches.

Can you bleep out cuss words on Netflix?

Hi Jim: Netflix profanity filter. This extension filters profanity words in Netflix. It both censors the subtitles and mutes the audio on the appropriate sentence. Because the filtering is based on the subtitles, make sure you add profanity words to the list in the language of the subtitles.

What does Fiddlesticks mean in Romeo and Juliet?

Surely the Romeo and Juliet quote is alluding to the fiddlestick as an instrument of influence, that which causes the dancers to dance, rather as Mercutio then threatens to use his sword to make the Capulets dance.

Why does Mercutio draw his sword?

What does Mercutio want to do after Tybalt has insulted Romeo and Romeo has been kind? Mercutio thinks that Romeo is dishonorable for not fight and so he wants to fight Tybalt. He draws his sword and directs Benvolio to draw his sword in an effort to break up the fight because the Prince banned fighting.

Who says thou art a villain?

Romeo, the hate I bear thee can afford No better term than this,–thou art a villain. Tybalt, the reason that I have to love thee Doth much excuse the appertaining rage To such a greeting: villain am I none; Therefore farewell; I see thou know’st me not.

What does thou art a villain mean?

“Romeo, the love I bear thee can afford. No better term than this: thou art a villain” (III. i. 59-60). Tybalt is basically saying that there’s no way he could ever be Romeo’s friend because he thinks Romeo is a villain.