I need to know all the literary devices in this section from Romeo and Juliet Act 5, Scene 3.

O my love! my wife! [...] And that the lean abhorred monster keeps Thee here in dark to be his paramour?

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Romeo and Juliet is the sad and often repeated story of the "star-crossed lovers" (Prologue to Act I, line 6) whose love, the audience knows from the outset, will prove "fatal." Only after their deaths will the Capulet and Montague families end their "strife." By this point in Act V, scene iii, it seems that no matter how noble Romeo attempts to be, he is forced to fight, this time with Paris.  

Literary devices are poetic in nature and are intended to give text extra meaning, creating visual pictures which often relay a specific message or add emphasis without being literal. Examples of the literary devices used are given above and additionally, in lines 90 to 105, Romeo compares Juliet's "breath" to honey, which is an example of metaphor intended to emphasize...

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