Romeo and Juliet

To what does Romeo compare Juliet's tomb? How does Romeo want to deal with Paris? Why does he say he loves Paris more than himself?

Act 5 scene 3

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He calls the tomb a "detestable maw, a womb of the earth." Romeo does not want to fight with Paris; he simply wants Paris to walk away. He loves Paris better than himself because he does not want to kill Paris, but he wants to kill himself.