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Why does Lord Capulet want Juliet to marry Paris?

Last Updated: 12th April, 2021

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Paris is aristocracy, a relative of PrinceEscalus. The marriage would boost the Capulet'ssocial standing. Lady Capulet also sees Paris as adesirable husband for Juliet because he is young, althoughconsiderably older than Juliet and apparentlyhandsome.

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In respect to this, why does Lord Capulet not want Juliet to marry Paris?

1.2: When Paris asks for Juliet's hand inmarriage, Lord Capulet tells him that Julietis too young to get married. In retrospect, LordCapulet seems to think that marrying her when she was soyoung was a bad idea.) He also says he will not agree to letanyone marry Juliet unless his daughter consents to thematch.

why does Paris want to marry Juliet so soon? In Act IV, scene i, Paris explains to FriarLaurence his rush to marry Juliet. He says it's because sheis grieving too much over her cousin Tybalt's death. In ActIV, scene i, Paris explains to Friar Laurence his rush tomarry Juliet. He says it's because she is grievingtoo much over her cousin Tybalt's death.

Herein, does Lord Capulet want Juliet to marry Paris?

Juliet Capulet is now introduced to a wealthyyoung man, Paris, who her parents wish her to marry.She does not love Paris. Romeo is a Montague whofalls in love with Juliet and marries her.

How does the nurse betray Juliet?

It's a laugh a minute. The Nurse andJuliet may have a loving, teasing sort of relationship atthe beginning of the play, but when Juliet needs hermost—after her parents order her to marry Paris—theNurse betrays her. Romeo is as good as dead, theNurse tells Juliet, and she had better forget him andmarry Paris.

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