Romeo And Juliet Quotes On Paris's Death

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In Shakespear’s play Romeo and Juliet, we find that many of the innocent characters get killed. Paris is unfortunately one of these characters. Paris is the most eligible bachelor in the city of Verona. The Nurse even says, “He’s a wax of a man,” (A1, S3). At the beginning of the play, we find that the Capulets throw a party for Paris hoping that he will one day marry their only daughter, Juliet. So why did Paris die? He had all of these great things going for him, but now he’s dead. There are only three possible answers for this, Romeo Montague, Lord Capulet, and Friar Lawrence. Now, what exactly do these three people have to do with Paris’ death? Romeo Montague is a fifteen year old boy who recently lost “the love of his life” Rosaline. Which is why he ended up at the Capulet’s party, and fell in love with Juliet Capulet. If you have read the play, it would automatically seem like Paris is dead because of the fact that Romeo stabbed him during their fight in the Capulet’s tomb. Paris was only at the tomb to say his goodbyes to his wife, who didn’t get…show more content…
Friar Lawrence was the one who caused all of this; he married Romeo and Juliet know that he had to marry Juliet and Paris. He knew he could be shamed for doing this; his confession to the prince even says, “Romeo, there dead, was husband to that Juliet, And she, there dead, that Romeo’s faithful wife.I married them, and their stol'n marriage day Was Tybalt’s doomsday, whose untimely death Banished the new-made bridegroom from the city— For whom, and not for Tybalt, Juliet pined. You, to remove that siege of grief from her, Betrothed and would have married her perforce To County Paris. Then comes she to me, And with wild looks bid me devise some mean To rid her from this second marriage, Or in my cell there would she kill herself. Then gave I her, so tutored by my art, A sleeping potion, which so took effect As I intended, for it wrought on
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