Figurative Language Activity

By: Carleigh Parker

II.ii.156-157- Loves goes toward as schoolboys from their books;/ But love from love, towards school with heavy look.

It is a Personification because they show love as people and how one can hurt the other person.

Romeo is telling Juliet that leaving her is worse than being near her and that he doesn't want to leave her side.

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III.ii.28-31- so tedious is this day/As is the night before some festival/To an impatient child that hath new robes/And may not wear them.

This is a Simile because it is comparing her to a night before a festival because of how impatient she is.

Juliet is saying that because she is impatient because of Romeo and she wants to be with him.

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III.ii.73-74- O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face!/Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave?/Beautiful tyrant! fiend angelical!

This is a Paradox because Romeo being murderous and evil is unlikely and senseless.

Juliet is talking about Romeo being a someone who could be so handsome be so murderous, but does not actually mean it she is just pretending like she is angry at Romeo.

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IV.v.28-29 - Death lies on her like an untimely frost/Upon the sweetest flower of all the field.

This is a Simile because it is comparing death to frost.

Romeo thinks that Juliet is dead but still compares her to a beautiful flower.

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V.i.85-86 - Come, cordial and not poison, go with me/To Juliet's grave; for there must I use thee.

This is a Metaphor because he is comparing something that is going to kill him as an escape.

Romeo is talking about how this is not poison, it's an escape to Juliet because he thinks she is dead but she is not.

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