Romeo and Juliet Quote and Literary Device Review

But soft! Through yonder window breaks? It is the east and Juliet is the sun! Romeo; metaphor, imagery, symbolism
Did my heart love till now? Romeo; personification
Part fools! Put up your swords. You know not what you do! Benvolio; alliteration
More light and light – more dark and dark our woes. Romeo; visual imagery
Many a morning hath he been there been seen with tears augmenting the fresh morning’s dew. Montague; visual imagery
Romeo, the love I bear thee can afford no better term than this: thou art a villain! Tybalt; verbal irony, dramatic irony
Then she hath sworn that she will live in chaste? Benvolio
Death lies upon her like an untimely frost upon the sweetest flower of all the field. Capulet; visual imagery, symbolism, personification
Saw you Romeo today? Right glad I am he was not at this fray. Lady Montague; sound devices
Death is my son-in-law, Death is my heir. Capulet; personification
Speak briefly, can you like of Paris’ love? Lady Capulet; metonymy
Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man. Mercutio; pun
Go, girl, seek happy nights to happy days. Nurse; personification
I would the fool were married to her grave. Lady Capulet; foreshadowing, situational irony, imagery
I fear too early; for my mind misgives some bitter consequence yet hanging in the stars… Romeo; foreshadowing
Uncle, this is a Montague, our foe, A villain that is hither come in spite to scorn at our solemnity this night. Tybalt; Alliteration
For never was there a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo. Prince; rhyme
…but this I pray, that thou consent to marry us today. Romeo; rhyme
Eyes look you last! Arms take your last embrace! Romeo; personification
What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet. Juliet; symbolism, organic imagery
…if ye should lead her in a fool’s paradise, as they say, it were a very gross kind of behavior, as they say… Nurse; metaphor
It is not yet near day. It was the nightingale, and not the lark that pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear. Juliet; auditory imagery, symbol
Romeo, Romeo, Romeo, I drink to thee! Juliet; alliteration
Well, peace be with you, sir. Here comes my man. Tybalt
Thy lips are warm! Julie; organic/tactile imagery
A plague on both your houses! Mercutio; metaphor
Gentle Mercutio, put thy rapier up. Romeo; word choice, verbal irony
These violent delights have violent ends… Friar Lawrence; foreshadowing
I pray thee, good Mercutio, let’s retire. The day is hot, and the Capels are abroad… Benvolio; organic imagery
And for that offense we do immediately exile him hence! Prince, rhyme
O, I am fortune’s fool! Romeo; allusion to fate
Either thou or I, or both, must go with him. Romeo
I think it best you married with the County. Nurse; metonymy
Shall I speak ill of him that is my husband? Juliet
Come, go, good Juliet. I dare no longer stay. Friar Lawrence; alliteration, organic imagery

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