What is Juliet’s initial reaction to her proposed marriage to 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.
Why does Paris initially want to marry Juliet?
Terms in this set (36) Why does Paris want to marry Juliet so quickly? Paris thinks the sooner he marries Juliet, the soon she’ll be happy again. “Immoderately she weeps for Tybalt’s death, and therefore have I little talked of love; for Venus smiles not in a house of tears.
What did Capulet say to Paris when he asked about marriage?
Count Paris, a kinsman of the Prince, tells Capulet that he wants to marry his daughter, Juliet. Capulet’s a little reluctant to agree because his daughter is so young, but he tells Paris that if he can woo Juliet successfully, then he’ll grant him permission to marry her.
Why does Capulet initially say no to Paris proposal to marry Juliet?
Lord Capulet is initially reluctant to accept Paris’s proposal that he marry Juliet because he feels his daughter is too young to marry. Capulet suggests the proposal of marriage be delayed for two years so Juliet has more time before she becomes a bride. My child is yet a stranger in the world.
What is Juliet’s ultimate answer to the offer to marry Paris?
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 happens when the Capulets inform Juliet of her engagement to Paris?
What happens when the Capulets inform Juliet of her engagement to Paris? Juliet begs her father to reconsider.
Is Paris excited to marry Juliet?
4.5: Paris arrives at the Capulet’s house fresh-faced and excited. It’s the morning of his wedding, and finally, he gets to marry Juliet, the girl of his dreams. Instead, he finds everyone grieving at her bedside.
How does Juliet treat Paris when they meet?
How does Juliet respond to Paris’s conversation when she meets him at the Friar’s cell? She plays with her words so Paris doesn’t realize she loves Romeo and is already married.
What does Paris try to get Juliet to say that she refuses to say?
He’s a lady’s man. What did Paris try to get Juliet to get Juliet to say, but she refuses? That she loves him.
Why has Capulet denied a marriage between his daughter and Paris so far?
In this scene Lord Capulet talks to Paris about marrying his daughter Juliet. What two reason does he give for not wanting Juliet to marry at this time? That she is too young and that it is her choice because she is the only child left. Tells her dad she wants to marry him.
What is Capulet’s advice to Paris?
What advice does Lord Capulet give Paris in regards to Juliet? advises Paris to wait 2 more years and “woo” her to win her heart 18.
What is Paris asking Lord Capulet in his first words?
Count Paris, a wealthy gentleman, visits Lord Capulet to ask for his daughter’s hand in marriage. Capulet is uncertain because his daughter, Juliet, is only a teenager and hath not seen the change of fourteen years (Act 1 Scene 2).