Is Juliet supposed to marry Paris?

Can Juliet legally marry Paris?

Lord Capulet is sad that Juliet never married Paris because he thinks that it would have made her happy. Lady Capulet acts as Paris. Lord Capulet promises Paris that the wedding will be on Thursday. Lady Montague acts as Juliet and Lord Montague acts as Romeo.

Why is Juliet forced to marry Paris?

After Romeo is banished, Juliet’s tears are believed to be in response to the death of her cousin Tybalt. Capulet decides that Juliet needs to marry Paris. When she refuses her father, he becomes irate and threatens that he will disown her – and throw her out of the house – if she does not obey him.

When and where is Juliet supposed to marry Paris?

Lord Capulet decides that Juliet shall marry Paris on Thursday. Line 18: Paris says that today is Monday.

What does Juliet say about marrying Paris?

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. 121–123).

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What Paris thinks about Juliet?

How does Paris think Juliet feels about him? Paris thinks that Juliet loves him; In truth, Juliet never really admits to it. What does Juliet ask of Friar Laurence? Juliet seeks out the Friar in hopes that he will solve her problem and postpone the marriage.

Why does Lord Capulet want Paris to wait before marrying Juliet?

Why does Capulet want Paris to wait before marrying Juliet. He doesn’t trust Paris. He needs to get approval from Escalus first. Juliet is already promised to another suitor.

How did Juliet avoid the marriage?

After Paris leaves, Juliet asks Friar Lawrence for help, brandishing a knife and saying that she will kill herself rather than marry Paris. The friar proposes a plan: Juliet must consent to marry Paris; then, on the night before the wedding, she must drink a sleeping potion that will make her appear to be dead.

What is her father’s reaction when Juliet says she will not marry Paris?

While at first Lord Capulet says he will not approve Juliet’s marriage to Paris without her consenting to it, when she refuses to marry Paris, Capulet becomes furious with her. He resorts to name-calling, cursing, and a threat of disowning Juliet as he yells in rage against her disobedience.

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.

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What does Juliet threaten to do if she has to marry Paris?

Juliet refuses her father’s wishes to marry Paris and decides she will commit suicide rather than betray Romeo. Friar Laurence advises Juliet to pretend to take poison and fake her death, allowing her to escape to Romeo.

Who finds Juliet dead?

The Nurse finds Juliet, apparently dead. Hearing the commotion the Nurse makes, Capulet and Lady Capulet enter, horrified to find their daughter in such a state. Then Friar Lawrence and Paris arrive to fetch the bride for the wedding, and everyone grieves her loss.