What qualities did you look for when casting the roles of romeo and juliet it's essential that the actors each possess charisma, can generate great chemistry contrived and artificial antithesis: this is the pitting of words or phrases against each other, which shakespeare delights in doing, often to underline some of. Sad love poems abound, none are sadder, however, than the prologue to romeo and juliet this analysis and summary of the prologue to romeo and juliet prepares you for shakespeare's most famous tragedy. Hello i really need help on finding literary devices (simile, metaphor, allusion, personification, and so on) on romeo and juliet balcony scene been reading the scene for a really long time and only come up with a few i need 6 for romeo and 6 for juliet came up with: -for stony limits cannot hold love out,. The smiling morning is replacing the frowning night darkness is stumbling out of the sun's path like a drunk man now, before the sun comes up and burns away the dew, i have to fill this basket of mine with poisonous weeds and medicinal flowers the earth is nature's mother and also nature's tomb plants are born out of. You and your students can also like csc nextgen on facebook: @cscnextgen we love hearing from you, and welcome your feedback we also encourage you to have your students write a review of romeo & juliet and share it with us we'd love to feature it email student reviews to: [email protected] Opposites are used frequently in romeo and juliet they highlight the conflicts in the story so we can find lots of references to light and darkness, or love and hatred the technical term for this is antithesis, when words are deliberately chosen to contrast with one another for instance, as the day breaks after her marriage,.
Romeo and juliet act 3 scene 2 extract antithesis and iambic pentameter juliet gallop apace, you fiery-footed steeds towards phoebus' lodging: such a wagoner as phaethon would whip you to the west and bring in cloudy night immediately spread thy close curtain, love-performing night that runaway's eyes. Antithesis juxtaposition, or contrast of ideas or words in a balanced or parallel construction not that i loved caesar less, but that i loved rome more (julius caesar, iii, ii) assonance repetition or similarity of the same (romeo and juliet , v, iii) asyndeton omission of conjunctions between coordinate. One of the most often repeated image patterns in romeo and juliet involves the interplay of light and darkness for example, romeo compares juliet to light thro. He loved to invent words, and to give existing words new meanings by fresh uses and unexpected twists shakespeare's language is still very much in use, but we just don't notice it because it's so familiar it appears clichéd here are just some expressions coined by shakespeare in romeo montague and juliet capulet.
O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face did ever dragon keep so fair a cave beautiful tyrant fiend angelical dove-feather'd raven wolvish-ravening lamb despised substance of divinest show just opposite to what thou justly seem'st, a damned saint, an honourable villain o nature, what hadst thou to do in hell, when. In poetry, an antithesis is two terms, phrases or ideas that contrast or have opposite meanings love, for example, is the antithesis of hate young is the antithesis of old poets use antithesis to create figurative language that adorns, embellishes and adds imagery to their works, or to juxtapose ideas that contrast in a.
Like a candle in the darkness, the imagery of light in dark comes up a lot in romeo and juliet o, she doth teach the torches to burn bright, romeo says when he first sees juliet it seems she hangs upon the cheek of night / as a rich jewel in an ethiop's ear (1542-53) variations on this imagery are repeated again and. Contrasts and antithesis are extremely prevalent in romeo and juliet the entire basis of the play is lovers from two different houses, which goes.
Romeo, come forth come forth, thou fearful man affliction is enamoured of thy parts and thou art wedded to calamity friar lawrence romeo, come out come out, you frightened man trouble likes you, and you're married to disaster enter romeo romeo enters 5, romeo father, what news what is the prince's. Can they come up with any antithesis of their own the following prose speech is spoken in act ii, scene 4 by mercutio (romeo's best friend) before a violent confrontation with tybalt (juliet's cousin) here he's describing tybalt's abilities with a sword exercise: give the students mercutio's speech and ask them to break it.