Lord Capulet is initially reluctant to accept Paris’s proposal that he marry Juliet because he feels his daughter is too young to marry. Capulet suggests the proposal of marriage be delayed for two years so Juliet has more time before she becomes a bride. … Making the Prince’s relative unhappy is risky for Capulet.
Why does Capulet not want Paris to marry Juliet?
1.2: When Paris asks for Juliet’s hand in marriage, Lord Capulet tells him that Juliet is too young to get married. … He also says he will not agree to let anyone marry Juliet unless his daughter consents to the match. He suggests that Paris start to get to know Juliet at the party the Capulets are holding that night.
What is Capulet’s response to Paris marriage proposal?
Lord Capulet response to Paris proposal to marry Juliet is to wait a couple more years when she is an adult because she is only thirteen.
Why does Lord Capulet agree to let Paris marry Juliet without her approval?
Why does Lord Capulet agree to let Paris marry Juliet? He wants to make Juliet happy. At the beginning of scene 5, Juliet insists, “It was the nightingale, and not the lark/That pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear.” Why do Romeo and Juliet argue over the identity of the bird?
What does Capulet say to Juliet when she refuses to marry Paris?
What is Capulet’s reaction when he learns that Juliet refuses to marry Paris? He threatens to disown her from their family. What does the nurse tell Juliet she should do? Tells her to marry Paris because he’s better than Romeo and her marriage with Romeo is now over.
How does Lord Capulet respond to Juliet’s refusal to marry Paris?
Capulet enters the chamber. When he learns of Juliet’s determination to defy him, he becomes enraged and threatens to disown Juliet if she refuses to obey him.
What is Capulet’s first response?
What is Capulet’s first answer? Paris asks if he may marry Juliet, Capulet’s daughter. At first, Capulet declines, saying she is too young.
Why does Lady Capulet want Juliet to marry Paris?
Lady Capulet wants Juliet to marry Paris because it is the best way for Juliet to secure a stronger social position, while increasing the family’s…
What is Capulet’s first reaction to Paris?
While at first Lord Capulet says he will not approve Juliet’s marriage to Paris without her consenting to it, when she refuses to marry Paris, Capulet becomes furious with her. He resorts to name-calling, cursing, and a threat of disowning Juliet as he yells in rage against her disobedience.
Why does Lord Capulet agree to let Paris marry Juliet Scene IV?
Why does Lord Capulet want Juliet and Paris to get married? He thinks the wedding will make Juliet happy.
What happens when the Capulets inform Juliet of her engagement to Paris?
What happens when the Capulets inform Juliet of her engagement to Paris? Juliet begs her father to reconsider.
What does Juliet threaten to 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. … Juliet consents to the plan wholeheartedly. Friar Lawrence gives her the sleeping potion.