Metaphors In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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In the play Romeo and Juliet a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths reunite their feuding families. Shakespeare uses literary devices throughout the play which serve to amuse, guide, and hypnotize the viewer of this production. In the play Shakespeare uses puns which are used to release tension because romeo and juliet is a tragedy with a lot of serious moments. He also uses metaphors which explain the relationship between romeo and juliet. In the movie ratatouille there are a lot of puns to lighten in up the mood in serious scenes to make the movie more kid friendly. As you can see shakespeare puts these in his plays to lighten up the tension and to make it more enjoyable. Metaphors explain the romantic relationships in romeo and juliet . Before the …show more content…

To beautify him only lacks a cover”(1.3.85-90). Lady Capulet means Juliet will be the "cover" if she marries him. With a lock on it, to keep the story (Paris) all to herself. Paris needs a wife, and Lady Capulet wants that wife to be Juliet. The audience understanding that juliet doesn't really love Paris which helps us conclude that there relationship is just being forced. The audience learns that effective of loving relationships should not be forced on someone. Another Metaphor in Romeo and juliet is when Romeo is spying on Juliet and listening to her private thoughts Romeo says of Juliet, when he spots her on the balcony, "What light through yonder window breaks? / It is the east, and Juliet is the sun."(2.2.1-5) Romeo states that He finds his love Juliet to be bright, sunny, and warm. This indicates that Juliet is Romeo's sun and when he sees her it makes him feel warm inside. The audience understanding of this quote is that although it does show that romeo is physically attracted to Juliet that it doesn't mean that they actually love each other and that they

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