Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Romeo & Juliet (Figurative Language)

5 Examples of Figurative Language From Each Act.

Grace Langley

on 21 December 2012

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Romeo & Juliet (Figurative Language)

The Tragedy of
Romeo & Juliet Figurative Language Examples From Each Act Act I Act II Act III Act V Act IV 1.) Pun- Prologue; Line 4: where civil blood makes civil hands unclean

2.) Alliteration- Prologue; Line 5: From forth the fatal loins of these two foes

3.) Metaphor- Prologue; Line 6: A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life

4.) Simile- Prologue; Line 1: Two households, both alike in dignity

5.)Personification- Prologue; Line 15: What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend 1.) Pun- Scene 4; Line 66: O single-soled jest, solely singular for the singleness.

2.) Imagery- Scene 3; Lines 75-76: Lo, here upon thy cheek the stain doth sit Of an old tear that is not washed off yet.

3.) Metaphor- Scene 1; Line 1: Can I go forward when my heart is here?

4.) Alliteration- Chorus; Line 1: Now old desire doth in his his deathbed lie,

5.) Simile- Chorus; Line 6: Alike bewitchèd by the charm of looks, 1.) Metaphor- Scene I; Line 104: They have made worms' of me.

2.) Personification- Scene 3; Line 95: Now I have stained the childhood of joy

3.) Pun- Scene 1; Line 18-20: thou
wilt quarrel with a man for cracking nuts, having no other reason but because thou hast hazel eyes

4.) Simile- Scene 1; Line 11-12: Come, come, thou art as hot a Jack in thy mood as any in Italy,

5.) Alliteration- Scene 1; Line 116: This day's black fate on moe days doth depend 1.) Personification- Scene I; Line 75: That cop'st with death himself to scape from it

2.) Simile- Scene I; Line 103: Shall, stiff and stark and cold, appear like death

3.) Alliteration- Scene 2; Line 6: One of our order, to associate me

4.) Metaphor- Scene 2; Line 46: Against to-morrow. My heart is wondrous light,

5.) Pun- Scene 5; Line 37: Flower as she was, deflowered by him. 1.) Oxymoron- Scene II; Line 29: Poor living corse, closed in a dead man's tomb!

2.) Assonance- Scene 3; Line 237: You, to remove that siege of grief from her,

3.) Personification- Scene 3; Line 114: The doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss

4.) Pun- Scene 3; Line 179-180: We see the ground whereon these woes do lie; but the true ground of all these piteous woes

5.) Alliteration- Scene 3; Line 288-289: And here he writes that he did buy a poison of a poor 'pothecary, Grace Langley
Due: 12-21-12
English I
3rd Period
Full transcript