Paris In Romeo And Juliet

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Paris is a person that readers don’t know much about in the play Romeo and Juliet. What the story has given us is, during act one Paris appears and has asked Lord Capulet if he can have Juliet’s hand in marriage. Even though Lord Capulet has stated that Juliet is far too young to be married right now, but if he waits he can marry her when she turns fifteen. Paris does not favor Capulet’s answer; instead of Capulet sticking with his proposal, he tells Paris if he can win Juliet’s confidence he will allow him to marry Juliet now. Although, it was common for older men to marry younger women it is still very disturbing that Paris wants to marry Juliet who is only thirteen. By what has happened in the play it is noticeable that Paris is more a mysterious

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