What is Paris’s motive for marrying Juliet?
In Act IV, scene i, Paris explains to Friar Laurence his rush to marry Juliet. He says it’s because she is grieving too much over her cousin Tybalt’s death. She has been spending too much time alone.
What does Paris want from Juliet?
The two discuss Paris’s desire to marry Capulet’s daughter, Juliet. Capulet is overjoyed, but also states that Juliet—not yet fourteen—is too young to get married. He asks Paris to wait two years.
What 2 reasons does Lord Capulet give Paris for not wanting Juliet to marry at this time?
Romeo and Juliet English 10H
|In Act 1 scene 2 Lord Capulet talks to Paris about marrying his daughter Juliet. What two reasons does he give for not wanting Juliet to marry at this time (lines 8-14)?6||she is too young to be married and she is his only child6|
How does Juliet respond when her mother tells her about Paris’s suit of marriage?
Lady Capulet tells Juliet about Capulet’s plan for her to marry Paris on Thursday, explaining that he wishes to make her happy. Juliet is appalled. She rejects the match, saying “I will not marry yet; and when I do, I swear / It shall be Romeo—whom you know I hate— / Rather than Paris” (3.5.
Why does Paris and Capulet think it would be good for Juliet to marry sooner rather than later as was the original plan?
Lady Capulet thinks Paris will be a good husband for Juliet because both she and her husband think of him as a person of understanding who possesses a good heart. Moreover, he is wealthy and well-connected, so the marriage between would elevate Juliet and the entire family.
How does Paris feel about marriage?
Paris states that Lord Capulet, Juliet‘s father, wants to hasten the marriage and that he, Paris, has no objection to it. The Friar tells him that he does not like the idea because Paris has said that he does not know how Juliet feels about him or the whole affair.
How does Paris feel about Juliet’s death?
For Count Paris, Juliet’s death prompts anger and frustration. He personifies death, for example, and claims that it has tricked (“beguiled”) Juliet, leaving him without his only love. Finally, Friar Lawrence encourages the Capulet family to come to terms with Juliet’s death.
Does Paris really love Juliet?
Even though Paris’s’ love for Juliet was seen as a mere affection for her beauty and Paris had planed to marry Juliet through an arranged marriage, but as the play gets to and end it is show that Paris truly did love Juliet. Paris is a noble and a friend of lord Capulet.
Why does Capulet think Juliet will accept Paris’s proposal?
He wrongly believes that Juliet is distraught over her cousin’s death and hopes to plan a “day of joy” to cheer her up. He must have believed that Paris was a good match for Juliet and so agrees to hold the wedding as soon as possible.
What are Capulet’s two conditions for allowing Paris to marry Juliet?
Before Paris leaves, Lord Capulet promises that Juliet will be married to him on two conditions. The first condition is that they must be married on Thursday because Wednesday is much too soon to celebrate considering Tybalt’s recent death. The second condition is that the wedding must be small.
How does Capulet deal with Paris’s interest in Juliet?
But Paris is too important a person and too attractive a suitor. Capulet encourages him to woo his daughter and try to be patient. He also invites Paris to his ball and suggests that the young man meet the most beautiful girls in Verona and compare them with his daughter.