2.Personification – Comparing Juliet with angels, pg. 508, line 25.3.Hyperbole – Pg. 513, line 170 – “I will not fail, ‘is 20 years til then.” (Actually it is the nextday).4.Pun – Line 33 – roe = fisheggs, but here it is a possible pun on the name Romeo.5.Metaphor – Arise fair sun (Juliet) and kill the moon (Rosaline) – Pg. 508, line 46.Simile – Pg. 524, line 15 – Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.7.Dramatic Irony – Pg. 517, Line 12 – Although Mercutio does not know it, Romeo is in fact all the things that Mercutio jestingly accuses him of being. The irony lies not only in the mention of being “already dead” but also in the fact that Romeo is in love, but with a different woman. It is also ironic that Mercutio claims Romeo is no match for Tybalt; Romeo will kill Tybalt after Tybalt has killed Mercutio.8.Paradox – When Friar Laurence is comparing something being medicinal (good), while at the same time poisonous (deadly).
9.Apostrophe (like an aside) – Page 508, line 37 – Romeo (aside). Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this?10.Allusion – Page 517, lines 33 – 39. Shakespeare here praises Petrarch, a poet who had an enormous influence on Elizabethan writers. Mercutio says Laura had a better poet to write poems to her – that is, Petrarch was a better poet than Romeo is.