Romeo and Juliet Act 4 Vocab

Pensive Thinking deeply or seriously
Pensive sentence “My leisure serves me, pensive daughter, now”
Vial A small bottle containing medicine or other liquids
Vial sentence “Take thou this vial, bring them in bed”
Enjoined Ordered
Enjoined sentence “To you and your behests, and am enjoined”
Dismal Causing gloom or misery
Dismal sentence “My dismal scene I needs must act alone”
Loathsome Disgusting
Loathsome sentence “So early waking —what loathsome smells”
Pilgrimage Long journey
Pilgrimage sentence “In lasting labor of his pilgrimage!”
Prostrate Lie facedown in a humble submission
Prostrate sentence “By holy Lawrence to fall prostrate here”
Solace Find comfort
Solace sentence “But one thing to rejoice and solace in”
Dramatic irony I device whereby a characters words or actions have one meaning for the character and a quite different meaning for the audience or reader. It is a powerful device it can add suspense or tension. It involves us emotionally in the action.

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