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dramatic irony in scene 1 Act 1

Mercutio and Benvolio beliebe Romeo has run off to see Rosaline, but we know that he's moved on from Rosaline and is now in love with Juliet

dramtic irony in scene 3 Act 1

In beginning Friar Laurence thinks Romeo has stayed up all night with Roasline. We know it was Juliet


Contrasting elements used to highlight the qualities of both elements. These opposites are used with same or conescutive lines and may be spoken by the same character or in a dialogue between characters


When a character addresses a person or a thing that's not present (usually begins with O...)


Mistakenly using a word in place of another word to play on their unintelligence


brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or ficticious, or to a work of art. Casual reference to a famous historical or literary figure or event.


A recurring important idea or image. A motif differs from a theme in that it can be expressed as a single word or fragmentary phrase, while a theme usually must be expressed as a complete sentence.


The repetition of consonant sounds within close proximity, usually in consecutive words within the same sentence or line.


A direct relationship where one thing or idea substitutes for another.


An indirect relationship where one thing or idea is described as being similar to another. Similes usually contain the words "like" or "as," but not always.

juxtaposed scenes

foiled scene (two scenes that are opposites in order to highlight eachothers purpose)


stretched out metaphor


The conflation of the senses, such as when we refer to a color as "loud" (mixing sight and sound) or a scent as "sharp" (mixing smell and touch).

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