Does lady capulet want juliet to love paris? a. no. she tells juliet that she shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. b. yes. she says paris is a gorgeous book and juliet will be the cover. c. yes. he’s very educated with a bachelor’s degree in english literature. what is juliet’s reaction to her mother’s request? what does this show us about juliet?
Yes. She says Paris is a gorgeous book and Juliet will be the cover.
Lady Capulet describes Paris as a book saying that all he is missing is the cover and she can be it.
Juliet reacts to her mother's request saying that she will take an interest in Paris to see if she likes him. She is excited by the idea that Paris has asked for her hand in marriage, and she wants to see if she is interested. However, she says that she will only do it if her parents want her to.
This is an interesting exchange she has with her mother. Juliet shows us that she has a will of her own when she says that she will see if she's interested ad not just blindly saying yes to her mother's request. However, she is also demonstrating that she is obedient when she says she will not take any more interest in Paris than her parents allow.
1. Juliet is appalled at the match, and it shows us she is truly in love with Romeo, and disgusted with Paris.