Frequent question: Why does the friar not want to marry Paris and Juliet?

Friar Laurence is reluctant to marry Paris to Juliet because she is already married to Romeo, so that means she would be married to two people at once. … Paris explains the sudden haste of the marriage plans by Lord Capulet insisted upon it, trying to cheer up Juliet. Keep Juliet from being depressed.

What does the Friar suggest Juliet do to avoid marrying 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.

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Why does Friar claim uneasy about Paris wedding to Juliet?

the friar claims he is uneasy about paris’ wedding to juliet because… it is being rushed, and paris is not sure of juliet’s feelings. … the friar suggests juliet consent to the marriage with paris in order to… deceive her parents so she can go through with her plans.

What are Friar Laurence’s feelings about marrying Paris and Juliet?

As the daughter of a wealthy man, she was to be married to whoever her father wished. Therefore Friar Lawrence does his best to point out to Paris that the marriage is rather hasty given that he has not had a definite response from Juliet yet, but his objections are overruled.

What reason does Friar Lawrence give Paris for opposing the wedding plans?

It’s because, he says, Capulet thinks it’s dangerous for to be so upset about Tybalt’s death (of course, she isn’t – she’s upset about Romeo’s banishment: and the Friar knows that!) – and so has given her a hasty wedding to give her something to smile about.

How does Juliet act when Paris kisses her at Friar Lawrence’s?

When Paris leaves he says, “Till then, adieu, and keep this holy kiss” as he kisses Juliet. … Of course, this upsets Juliet on one level because she is already married, and her husband has been banished. She has gone to the Friar to ask for his help, and if no help is to be found, plans to commit suicide.

Why does Juliet visit the Friar after her father demands that she marry Paris?

Paris thinks that Juliet loves him; In truth, Juliet never really admits to it. What does Juliet ask of Friar Laurence? Juliet seeks out the Friar in hopes that he will solve her problem and postpone the marriage.

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What does Paris think is the reason that Juliet is upset when she visits Friar Laurence *?

Paris thinks Juliet is upset because of Tuvalu’s death when she visits Friar Laurence.

What is the friar’s plan for Juliet?

The Friar will give Juliet a potion to make her appear dead. After drinking it, her family will lay her apparently lifeless body in the Capulet tomb. The potion will last for 24 hours, during which time Friar Lawrence will send news to Romeo.

How will Romeo hear of the friar’s plan?

How will Romeo learn of Friar Laurence’s plan? He is supposed to hear it from Balthazar, but Friar Lawrence doesn’t tell Balthazar, but sends the message with Friar John instead. As a result, Romeo never learns of Friar Lawrence’s plan.

How does Juliet treat Paris when she meets him outside of the Friar’s cell?

It is too soon after Tybalt’s death. 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. … Then she will drink the friar’s potion, which will put her in a deep sleep for 42 hours.

What reason does Paris give the friar for Capulets having set the wedding for Thursday?

Lord Capulet believes that Juliet would benefit from having a partner during the difficult time, who would prevent her from shedding tears over Tybalt. She is still grieving over Tybalt’s death, and Lord Capulet feels that Paris will help her get over the loss, which is why he is moving the wedding date up.

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What danger does Friar Lawrence see in the hasty marriage?

He compares a hasty love to a fiery death. His words foreshadow the death and destruction that await Romeo and Juliet and their families, as the friar compares their love to kisses that consume (meaning that their own kisses consume or destroy them).