Act 1 Romeo and Juliet English 1

oxymoron the use of contradiction to give deeper meaning examples:”Pain for pleasure””Clearly confused””Act naturally”
paradox reveals a deeper truth to a contradictory statement
pun a play on two words that sound similar but have different meaning
double entendre french for meaning double meaning, deliberate use of ambiguity (uncertainty) in a phrase that often involves sexual or humorous meaning
personification describing something as if it were human like
simile when you compare two things but you use the word as
Scene 4, Line 97 “true i talk of dreams, which are children of an idle brain”-mercutio mercutio says yeah i am talking about dreams but dreams don’t mean anything
Scene 4, Line 26″if love be rough with you, be rough with love” this means that if love is rough, fight back
Scene 1, Lines 87-88 “if ever you disturb our streets again, Your lives shall forfeit the peace”-Prince they will be put to death if they ever fight again
Scene 1, Lines 218-219 “by giving liberty unto thine eyes, examine other beauties” – Benvolio i forget her by thinking of others
Scene 3, Line 67 “It is an honour that i dream of not”- Juliet Marrying is something she does not dream of or want
Scene 4, Line 50 “and so did I” -Mercutio Mercutio is saying that he had a dream too, when Romeo tells him that he had a dream. he’s saying everyone has dreams what makes yours so special
Scene 5, Line 137 ” My only love sprung from my only hate”- Juliet the only one I’ve loved (Romeo)came from my family’s worst enemy ( the montagues)
Scene 2, Line 12″ younger then she are happy mothers made” -paris There are mothers and wives younger then Juliet her are still happy
Scene 2, Lines 16-17″but woo her, gentle Paris, get her heart, My will to her consent is but a part” if paris can steal juliet’s heart, then he can marry her. if she says yes then she says yes.
Scene 4, Lines 106-113 ” I fear too early , for my mind misgives Some consequence yet hanging in the stars Shall bitterly begin his fearful date With this nights Revels, and expire the term Of despised life closed in my breast, By some vile forfeit of untimely death. But he that hath the steerage of my course Direct my sail! on lusty gentelmen!”- Romeo Romeo has a dream that he dies which foreshadow’s his death… and what happens tonight… star crossed lovers
Scene 2, 9-11″my hath not seen the change of fourteen years; Let two more summers wither in their pride, Ere we may think her ripe to be a bride”- Capulet Let her see two more summers before she is married, then she will be ready to be a pride is what Capulet tells Paris
Scene 5, 90-91″i will withdraw, but this instrusion shall, Now seeming sweet, convert bitt’rest gall.”- Tybalt this will soon become biter, this love is headed for doom!

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