Mercutio is one of the heroes of Shakespeare's tragedy "Romeo and Juliet". This boy is Romeo's best friend from a young age. He has a very hot and temperamental temperament. According to the plot, he is a relative of Prince Escalus. This young man spends all his time with friends. For the sake of them he is ready for anything, but for Romeo, he even went to certain death. He was killed by Juliet's impudent cousin - Tybalt. It was Mercutio before his death uttered the famous phrase: "Plague takes your families both!" His death was not the only tragedy in this story. It was only a harbinger of many future deaths.
Mercutio in the Essays