Romeo and Juliet Act 4 Literary Terms Examples

oxymoron Juliet says this of Tybalt after she found out he was killed, “Beautiful tyrant! Fiend angelical!” This is an example of…
pun “Not I, believe me You have dancing shoes /With nimble soles. I have a soul of lead/So stakes me to the ground I cannot move.” This is an example of…
verbal irony Mercutio says, “Ay, ay, a scratch, a scratch,” is an example of…
couplet “There is no end, no limit, measure, bound,In that word’s death. No words can that woe sound.”
dramatic irony The audience knows that Romeo and Juliet are already married and the other characters on stage do not.

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