Literary devices in Romeo and Juliet

Metaphor Macks a comperison between 2 things
Personification Human qualties are givin to animals or plants
Soliloquy Spech inwitch a charector speakes his or her thoughts around
Pun also called paronomasia, is a form of word play that suggests two or more meanings,
Character foil character who contrasts with another character
comic relief consists of humerous reliefs
Hyperbole the truth is exaggerated
Dramatic irony Macking something sound bad
verbal irony The speaker intends to be understood as meaning something that contrasts with the literal or usual meaning of what he says.
Situational Irony it occurs when incongruity appears between expectations of something to happen, and what actually happens instead
Oxymoran This is a special kind of concise paradox that brings together two contradctiory
Simile two things that are the same
Allusion A indirect refrence to a famous person, place, event, or litertery work.
Paradox A ontradctory statement that says the truth

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