What does Paris symbolize in romeo and Juliet?
Thinking of Paris as a symbol doesn't do the poor sap much justice--he is a character, not a symbol. I suppose you could imagine him symbolizing arranged marriages or something, but it takes away from the way the play is structured. Indeed, if you view the characters as symbols, you are straying from the main point of the drama.
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Paris is the person that wants to marry Juliet Paris he needs to being loving caring for Juliet he puts his life to or he die for that fine girl that so fine and hot.
Paris is most clearly defined by two acts: his attempt to marry Juliet and his attempt to apprehend Romeo. Paris does not approach Juliet to woo her; he goes straight to her …father. Although Capulet tells Paris to woo her and get her heart, we never see him trying to do so. His negotiations are strictly with Capulet. And yet, in Act 4 Scene 1, he is calling her "love" and acting as if she had expressed feelings of love for him. But although we can see that she obviously does not, he is utterly oblivious. When Romeo is at the tomb, he runs into Paris, who is in the act of putting flowers on Juliet's grave. One cannot help but wonder why. Clearly Paris thinks this is how someone should behave when the woman he is to marry dies. He even expresses himself in corny verse. When he sees Romeo, he leaps to the conclusion that he is there to desecrate the grave. He does not ask Romeo; he does not listen when Romeo tries to explain himself. Paris seems to be one of those people who is in his own little world, who has ideas about what other people are thinking or feeling which are not based on observation but on preconcieved notions and prejudice. He is totally conventional in his behaviour and attitudes.
They all die in Act V scene 3.
Juliet's suitor, Prince Escalus' kinsman
He's Prince Escalus's cousin, another Verona man.
\nSymbolize is a loaded word... It means "representd." "$" represents money, or "MPH" represents "Miles Per Hour," but those are specific and direct things. If I showed you th…e color red and asked you, "What does this remind you of?" Guaranteed, you would give me a laundry list of answers. That is why your question is loaded. \n. \nHow to find Symbols and their Meanings?\n. \nStep 1. What does the writer or author keep coming back to? Major Topics or Issues? Race, Identity, Love, Family, Freedom, Success, etc.\n. \nStep 2. What was the CONFLICT (problem) in the situation/plot/story?\n. \nStep 3. What did the character do to cause that problem, but hopefully resolve it?\n. \nStep 4. Is there a relationship between the character, the conflict and the Major Topics?\n. \nFIND PATTERNS!!!\n. \nNOW FOR THE LAZY ANSWER....\n. \nRomeo can represent one of 4 things...\n. \n1. Indecision- Remember who made all of the decisions throughout the conflict...\n. \n2. Lust- How many girls did Romeo have a crush on? Juliet and ROSALINE! Did he really love and care for Rosaline? (Listen to what his friends Mercutio and Benvolio have to say about her!)\n. \n3. Cowardice- Remember how Romeo fights? He never starts them, but everyone seems to die around him, even his mother. How does he react when these people die? Tears, profuse apologies, and tread marks from his shoes...\n. \n4. Foolish Love- Would you really marry someone you just met? He and Juliet met, married, mated, and then became martyrs in less than a week! \n. \nSo, there you have it.
Paris is like Jacob frm twilight. her parents think hes better for her, but Juliet is completely in love with romeo. Paris knows this, but cant help but loving her. Paris woul…d never give up till the end, and romeo knows that, but doesnt care. and in juliets own way, she also loves Paris, but not the way she loves romeo. Juliet (Bella) romeo (edward) Paris (Jacob)
The man who Juliet's parents have arranged for her to marry.
he is the man who wants to marry Juliet, but she loves Romeo.
To be honest no one is really sure since it doesn't say, but he is portrayed maybe like from 21-30 years of age. He is described in the text as "young Paris"
Juliet fourth coming husband
In William Shakespeare
We hope that he had more on his mind than this, but the only reason he appears in the play is that he is interested in marrying Juliet. He does pursue this particular goal.
In Romeo and Juliet
County Paris, a relative of Prince Escalus, loves and wants to marry Juliet, but Romeo kills him near the end of the tragedy. Before he dies, Paris asks Romeo to place him nex…t to Juliet's "corpse," but Romeo loves Juliet too, so he doesn't follow Paris' wish.
In William Shakespeare
He has come to put flowers on Juliet's grave.
In Languages and Cultures
Paris is not a city. He is a relative of the Prince Escalus,looking for a rich and good-looking teenaged wife. PreferablyJuliet, who met all the qualifications.
In William Shakespeare
It is not stated, but it is a relative of the Prince.