Romeo and Juliet Act IV

Dramatic Irony “Immoderately she weeps for Tybalt’s death,” (Paris)
Allusion “For Venus smiles not…”
Metaphor “in a house of tears”
Aside/ Dramatic Irony “I would I knew not why it should be slowed.—/Look, sir, here comes the lady toward my cell.” (Friar)
Anaphora “Happily met, my lady, my wife…”
Verbal Irony “I will confess to you that I love him”
Verbal/Dramatic Irony “…Being spoke behind your back, than to your face.”
Dramatic Irony “…Face is much abused with tears.”
Irony “It may be so, for it is not mine own.”
Anaphora “Past hope, past cure, past help.”
Metaphor “compass of my wits”
Catharsis “…and with this knife I’ll help it presently.”
Metaphor “God joined my hart and Romeo’s…”
Metaphor/Personification/Higher Power “This bloody knife shall play the umpire…”
Catharsis “Be not so long to speak. I long to die/ If what though speakst speak not of remedy.”
Dramatic Irony “I long to die”
Personification “That copest with death himself.”
Imagery “With reeky shanks and yellow chapless skulls.”
Metaphor “the roses in thy lips and cheeks…”
metaphor “thy eyes windows”
Similie “thy eyes windows fall like death”
Foreshadowing “If no inconstant toy, nor womanish fear abate thy valor”
Repetition “give me, give me”
Comic Relief Scene 2
Comic Relief “…tis an ill cook that can’t lick his fingers.”
Dramatic Irony “Where I have learnt me to repent the sin/Of disobedient opposition”
Verbal Irony “Henceforward I am ever ruled by you.”
Metaphor “Not knit up”
Dramatic Irony “this reverend holy father/All our city is much bound to him.”
Metaphor/Comic Relief “I’ll play the housewife for this once”
Metaphor “My heart is wondrous light,/Since this same wayward girl is so reclaimed.”