Romeo and Juliet Literary Devices

The Chorus in the prologue is an example of ____. sonnet
“feather of lead” oxymoron
“bright smoke” oxymoron
“cold fire” oxymoron
“sick health” oxymoron
“Read o’er the volume of young Paris’ face…” conceit
“With nimble soles. I have a soul of lead” pun
“I fear too early, for my mind misgives / Some consequence yet hanging in the stars” foreshadowing
“If I profane with my unworthiest hand / This holy shrine, this gentle sin this: / My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand / To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss…” sonnet
“But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east and juliet is the Sun…” soliloquy
“My love as deep. The more I give to thee, / The more I have, for both are infinite.” paradox
“Hist, Romeo, hist!” comic relief
“‘Tis twenty year till then” hyperbole
“sweet sorrow” oxymoron/ alliteration
“It beats as if it would fall in twenty pieces.” hyperbole
“These violent delights have violent ends” foreshadowing
“My ears have not yet drunk a hundred words” personification
“You shall find me a grave man” foreshadowing
“flow’ring face” alliteration
“beautiful tyrant” oxymoron
“wolvish-ravening lamb” oxymoron
“O, that deceit should dwell / In such a gorgeous palace!” metaphor
“It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night / As a rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear” simile
“O, much I fear some ill unthrifty thing” foreshadowing
“O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright!…” soliloquy
“My grave is likely to be my wedding bed” foreshadowing
‘love-devouring death” personification
“Methinks I see thee, now thou art so low, / As one dead in the bottom of a tomb” foreshadowing
“bridal bed” alliteration
“Death lies on her like an untimely frost” personification/simile
“Hath death lain with thy wife” personification
“Well, Juliet, I will lie with thee tonight” foreshadowing
“womb of death” oxymoron
“Gallop apace, you fiery-footed steeds, / Towards Phoebus’ lodging…” soliloquy
The use of “Pheobus” in Act 3 Scene 2 allusion

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