Romeo and Juliet Act III, IV, V

What figure of speech is Mercurio using when he suggests that Benvolio likes to quarrel and why? VERBAL IRONY -Benvolio tries to keep the peace in ACT I, SCENE 1 in the quarrel between the servants. Mercutio invents situations in which Benvolio quarrels for NO GOOD REASON.
Mercutio puns… “Thou wilt quarrel with… Mercutio PUNS: “Thou wilt quarrel with a man for cracking NUTS having no other reason but because thou has hazel eyes.
Mercurio says to Benvolio… “Thou hast quarreled… “Thou hast quarreled with a man for coughing in the street because he hath wakened thy dog that hath lain asleep in the sun.”
Though Mercutio is kidding Benvolio, his words could apply to which character? Why? Tybalt-he fights for no reason and is part of the feud for no reason
What is Mercutio’s curse? And why does he curse both houses? A plague ON both YOUR houses.-he blames his death on the feud which both houses are involved in
What does Mercurio say about his wound? “No, tis not so DEEP as a(n) well nor so WIDE as a(n) church door ; BUT “tis enough, twill serve.” The wound will serve to kill him
what is Mercurio’s pun in “Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a GRAVE man? GRAVE=deadGRAVE=serious
In the fight that ensues between Romeo and Tybalt…Which is the CLIMAX A. Tybalt kills Mercutio – OR – B. Romeo kills Tybalt?A/B is the turning point because.. Romeo kills Tybalt.if Romeo had not killed Tybalt then Romeo would never have been exiled and Tybalt would have been killed because of what he did for Mercutio. Therefore, without Romeo killing Tybalt, the story would have ended.
What Figure of speech is used?”Give me my Romeo and when he shall die… “Give me my Romeo and when he shall die,Take him and cut him out in little starsAnd he will make the heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.”
What tragedy does the previous quote foreshadow? the death of Romeo
The previous lines parallel what other lines… “Would through the airy region stream so bright, that birds would sing and think it were not night. See how she leans her cheek upon that hand! O, that I were a glove upon that hand. That I may touch that check! Ay, me!”
Before Juliet realizes Romeo was provoked by Tybalt who had killed Mercutio, she uses FIGURES OF SPEECH to convey that Romeo is BEAUTIFUL on the OUTSIDE, but UGLY AND VILE on the INSIDE:”O serpent heart…hid with a flow’ring face!” “O serpent heart, hid with a flow’ring face!”Romeo’s HEART (inside) is a serpent Romeo’s FACE (outside) is a flower.
OXYMORONS:1. INSIDE “Fiend OUTSIDE: _______________!” 2.OUTSIDE: “Dove-feathered INSIDE:____________!” 3. INSIDE: “Wolvish-ravening OUTSIDE: ________!” Why are oxymorons appropriate?______________________________________ 1. angelical2. raven3. lamb-to get the point across that Romeo is fighting with himself. On the inside he is evil but on the outside he is so angelical and perfect.
Romeo is called what names: Tybalt: villainJuliet: love lordLady Capulet: runagateFriar Laurence: a fond mad man
Nurse goes to get Juliet for Paris has come to take her to church and finds Juliet “dead.” Lord Capulet says “Death lies on… “Death lies on her (Juliet) LIKE an untimely frost Upon the sweetest flower of all the field.”
Capulet compares DEATH to ________________;he compares JULIET to _____________. -untimely frost-sweetest flower
Romeo in Mantua says…”I dreamt my lady came and found me dead … And breathed such life with kisses in my lipsThat I revived and was an emperor.”
How does Juliet revive Romeo in Romeo’s dream? with a kiss
how is the previous quote ironic This dream is what type of irony and why? Irony of Situation-opposite of what really happens-Romeo will find Juliet “dead-Instead of Juliet restoring life to Romeo with a kiss, Romeo will die with a kiss-“Thus, with a kiss I die.”
Romeo says about Juliet: Death that hath sucked… Death that hath sucked the honey of thy breath Hath had no power yet upon thy beauty.
Flower imagery DEATH is compared to a(n) bee 2. JULIET is compared to a(n) flower.
metaphor compares two things not using like or as
simile compares two things using like or as
hyperbole exaggeration
oxymoron contradictory phrase (jumbo shrimp)
“Two of the fairest… stars in all of heaven have some business do entreat her eyes to twinkle in their spheres till they return”
“Oh fortune, fortune… All men call thee fickle. If thou art fickle, what dost thou with him That is renowned for math? Be fickle, fortune, for I hope thou wilt not keep him long but send him back.”

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