Romeo and Juliet Questions and Answers
by William Shakespeare

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The comparison Romeo draws between money and poison (lines 98-103) in Romeo and Juliet Act 5 sc I is a) sarcastic b) symbolic c) didactic d) ironic e) prophetic

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In William Shakespeare's classic play Romeo and Juliet there are many literary devices being used. To identify which of the above questioned devices: sarcasm, symbolism,  irony , or tone, is being used, you must find out the true nature of the quotation itself. First of all, I would like to discuss tone because it was not actually mentioned as an option but is implied in the options of didactic and prophetic....

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