William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet Essay

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Archetype A typical character, an action or a situation that seems to represent such universal patterns of human nature.
Found Example The Hero (literarydevices.net)
Original Example The Mother Figure in many stories, whether it be Mother Nature or a Fairy Mother.
Cause and Effect A relationship between events or things, where one is the result of the other or others. This is a combination of action and reaction.
Found Example Because of Romeo and Juliet’s death, their two families were able to reconcile. (Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet)
Original Example He broke his arm. The doctor put it in a cast.
Chiasmus a rhetorical device in which two or more clauses are balanced against each other by the reversal of their structures in order to produce an artistic effect
Found Example “But O, what damned minutes tells he o’er/Who dotes, yet doubts; suspects, yet strongly loves.” (Shakespeare, Othello)
Original Example Never let a fool kiss you or a kiss fool you.
Circumlocution a rhetorical device that can be defined as an ambiguous or paradoxical way of expressing things, ideas or views
Found Example “I was within a hair’s breadth of the last opportunity for pronouncement, and I found with humiliation that probably I would have nothing to say…” (Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest)
Original Example When I am unable to use proper words, I use circumlocution.
Colloquialism the use of informal words, phrases or even slang in a piece of writing

Found Example “Busy old fool, unruly…

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