Romeo and Juliet

Paris has the same name as the Trojan prince in homers epic the lliad, who persuades helen to leave her husband and to marry him. Although count paris never marries juliet. what does he do in the play that is similar to what the greek prince does in the

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In both the Illiad and Romeo and Juliet, the characters of Paris are challenged to fight and refuse, only to have their closest of friends fight and die in their places. Only after their friends have been killed do they out of a sense of honor agree to fight.