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1 Romeo & Juliet Literary Term Notes Drain 5 th Six Weeks

2 Act 1, Scene 1 “If ever you disturb our streets again, Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.” Foreshadowing “…Aurora’s bed…” Allusion “…feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health…” Oxymoron

3 Act 1, Scene 1 Continued “Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs…” Metaphor “With Cupid’s arrow. She hath Dian’s wit…” Allusion

4 Act 1, Scene 2 “…Earth-treading stars…” Metaphor “When well-apparelled April on the heel of limping Winter treads” Personification “”If you be not of the house of Montagues, I pray come …” Dramatic Irony “…crystal scales …” Metaphor

5 Act I, Scene 3 “Marry, that ‘marry’ is the very theme…” Pun “… why he’s a man of wax.” Metaphor “Read o’er the volume of young Paris’ face …” Metaphor “I’ll look to like, if looking liking move …” Alliteration

6 Act 1 Scene 4 “…soles…soul…”Pun “…Cupid’s wings…” Allusion “Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, too rude, too boisterous…” Personification “…it pricks like thorn.” Simile

7 Act I Scene 4 (cont) “…it pricks like thorn.” Simile Mercutio does not believe in love/Romeo does Foil

8 Act 1, Scene 5 “It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night…” Personification “ … as rich a jewel in an Ethiop’s ear …” Simile “Did my heart love till now? … For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.” Hyperbole “If he be married, my grave is like to be my wedding bed” Foreshadowing

9 Act 2, Scene 1 “Young Abraham Cupid he that shot so true…“ Allusion “The ape is dead …” Metaphor “Blind is his love and best befits the dark.” Theme

10 Act 2, Scene 2 “It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!” Metaphor “O speak again, bright angel!” Metaphor “…silver-sweet sound…” Alliteration “It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be …” Foreshadowing “Parting is such sweet sorrow…” Oxymoron

11 Act 2, Scene 3 “The gray-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night…” Personification “… and night’s dank dew to dry …” Alliteration “Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied And vice sometime’s by action dignified.” Theme “Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.” Theme

12 Act 2, Scene 4 “…courageous captain of compliments.” Alliteration “…Dido…Cleopatra…Helen and Hero…” Allusion“…curtsy…courteous…courtesy…”Pun “O single-soled jest, solely singular for the singleness!” Alliteration “…Prince of Cats…” Allusion

13 Act 2, Scene 5 “…Cupid’s wings.” Allusion “…swift in motion as a ball…” Simile Juliet talks about Nurse’s age Motif – Youth vs. Age

14 Act 2, Scene 6 “So smile the heavens upon this holy act” Personification “…love-devouring…” “…violent delights…” Oxymoron “These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder …” Foreshadowing “… and let rich music’s tongue Unfold the imagined happiness …” Personification

15 Act 3, Scene 1 pg. 790lines 16-31 Verbal Irony pg. 791lines 69-73 Dramatic Irony “…a grave man.”pg. 792line 99 pun

16 Act 3, Scene 2 pg. 796lines 1-31 Soliloquy “…I…”, “…eye…”, “…ay…” pg. 797lines 45-50 Pun “Beautiful tyrant! Fiend angelical! Dove-feathered raven! Wolvish-ravening lamb!” pg. 798lines 75-76 Oxymoron

17 Act 3, Scene 3 “…For exile hath more terror in his look…” pg. 800line 13 Personification

18 Act 3, Scene 4 “I promise you, but for your company, I would have been abed an hour ago.” pg. 805lines 6-7 Iambic Pentameter

19 Act 3, Scene 5 “…and jocund day stands tiptoe on the misty mountaintops.” Pg. 806lines 9-10 Personification “…Cynthia’s brow…”Pg. 807lines 20 Allusion “Methinks I see thee, now thou art so low, As one dead in the bottom of a tomb.” Pg. 809lines 55-56 “…I will not marry yet; and when I do, I swear it shall be Romeo, whom you know I hate…” Pg. 812lines 122-123 Verbal Irony

20 Act 4, Scene 1 “…Like death when he shuts up the day of life…” pg. 821line 101 Personification

21 Act 4, Scene 2 pg. 822lines 1-7 Comic Relief

22 Act 4, Scene 3 “Shall I not then be stifled in the vault, to whose foul mouth no healthsome air breaths in…” pg. 826line 33-34 Personification “…with some great kinsman’s bone as with a club dash out my desp’rate brains?” pg. 826lines 53-54 Simile

23 Act 4, Scene 4 pg. 827Scene 4 Comic Relief

24 Act 4, Scene 5 “Death lies on her like an untimely frost upon the sweetest flower of all the field.” pg. 829line 27 Simile “Death is my son-in-law, Death is my heir…” pg. 829lines 38-39 Personification pg. 830lines 65-83 Dramatic Irony “”I say ‘silver sound’ because musicians sound for silver.” pg. 832lines 133-134 Alliteration

25 Act 5, Scene 1 “I dreamt my lady came and found me dead…” Pg. 836line 6 Foreshadowing “O mischief, thou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men!” Pg. 837lines 35-36 Personification “…and that the trunk may be discharged of breath as violently as hasty powder fired…” Pg. 837lines 63-64 Simile

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