Romeo and Juliet

Why does Friar Lawrence seem so uneasy about Paris's request? How is this dramatic irony?

Act Four Scene One

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The Friar is uneasy about Paris' request because he has already officiated over Juliet and Romeo's wedding. That is the irony.... he's being asked to marry (officiate over the nuptials) a woman who is already married to another man.


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