Paris Similarities Between Romeo And Juliet

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Lord Capulet and Lady Capulet want Juliet to get married soon, and with Romeo gone; they arrange Juliet to marry Paris in a few days. Juliet’s parents do not know that she has just recently gotten married to Romeo before he was banished, so that creates some problems with Juliet being forced to marry Paris. Juliet goes to Friar Laurence for advice on her situation because she has no one else to go to for guidance. Friar Laurence gives Juliet a potion to make her seem like she is dead for two days, but she is just in a comma. Juliet is unsure about this plan. She thinks what if the poison kills her or does not work at all? What if she wakes up and Romeo will not be there to save her? Finally, Juliet drinks the potion and goes to bed that same…show more content…
Paris and Romeo fight, but eventually Romeo slays Paris. Romeo goes into Juliet’s family tomb and drinks the real poison as he lays beside her for eternal sleep. Eventually, Juliet wakes up from her death like coma and sees Romeo dead beside her. Friar Laurence goes into the family tomb because he hears noise in there; he sees Romeo dead and Juliet in shock. He tries to convince Juliet to leave with him, but she will not leave Romeo. She stabs herself with Romeo’s blade and falls to the floor next to Romeo. When both families hear about the tragic events involving their kids, they both decide to end the feud between their families. In honor of their kids, they built a statue of each kid and put them in the city of Verona. For example, Lord Montague said, “For I will raise her statue in pure gold, that whiles Verona by that name is known, there shall no figure at such rate be set as that of true and faithful Juliet” (Shakespeare 1102). Both families are shocked of their kid’s decisions, but they try to make the best out of the situation they have. The Montague’s and Capulet’s both lost their kids, but they were able to have something positive come out of their
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