Literary Devices In Romeo And Juliet

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Literary Devices Quizzes & Trivia

See if you can identify the literary devices used in this lines from William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    And, as he fell, did Romeo turn and fly.  This is the truth, or let Benvolio die. These two lines are an example of...
  • 2. 
    Oh, find him! Give this ring to my true knight, / And bid him come to take his last farewell.  These lines by Juliet demonstrate the techique called...
  • 3. 
    Poor living corpse, closed in a dead man's tomb!  The term "living corpse" is an example of...
  • 4. 
    For thou wilt lie upon the wings of night / Whiter than new snow upon a raven's back.  These lines contain an example of...
  • 5. 
    Indeed, I never shall be satisfied / With Romeo, till I behold him-dead-  These lines that Juliet says contain an example of...
  • 6. 
    Therefore do nimble-pinioned doves draw love, / And therefore hath the wind-swift Cupid wings.  These lines with a reference to Cupid, show an example of...
  • 7. 
    These violent delights have violent ends  And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume The second line of this passage, contains an example of...
  • 8. 
    With purple fountains issuing from your veins, / On pain of torture, from those bloody hands / Throw your mistempered weapons to the ground.  These lines by the Prince show an example of...
  • 9. 
    It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night / As a jewel in rich Ethiope's ear  This is an example of...
  • 10. 
    Not I, believe me. You have dancing shoes / With nimble soles; I have a soul of lead / So stakes me to the ground I cannot move  These lines contain an example of...
  • 11. 
    Why then, O brawling love, O loving hate, / O anything of nothing first created! / O heavy lightness, serious vanity, / misshapen chaos of wee-seeming forms.  These lines contain several examples of...
  • 12. 
    Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,  Who is already sick and pale with grief  That thou her maid art far more fair than she These lines contain an example of...