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...(RJ 3. 5. 197). Juliet was so disgusted with the thought of marrying Paris that she would rather “make the bridal bed / In that dim monument where Tybalt lies” (RJ 3. 5. 212-213). Out of desperation to prevent the wedding, Juliet went “to the Friar to know his remedy” (RJ 3. 5. 254). She told that Friar that she “long[s] to die / If what thou speak’st speak not of remedy” (RJ 3. 5. 67-68). The Friar provided Juliet with a poison that would cause “The roses in [her] lips and cheeks fade / To paly ashes, [her] eyes’ windows fall / Like when he shuts up the day of life” (RJ 4. 1. 101-103). Though Paris was taken by Juliet, Juliet had no desire to marry Paris. Their love was completely one sided. Paris desired the love of Juliet but Juliet did not grant the love in return. The obstacle of non-mutual love will prevent any relationship from being successful.
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