Flashcards in Englsih "Dramatic Foils etc" Deck (15):
Character who is used as a contrast to another character
What are three examples of dramatic foils
Benvolio and Tybalt
Mercutio and Prince
Nurse and Lady Capulet
How are Benvolio and Tybalt dramatic foils
Benvolio : peaceful person "part, fools! Put up your swords. You know not what you do."
Tybalt: rough, tough person "turn thee, Benvolio; look upon thy death"
How are the nurse and lady Capulet dramatic foils
Nurse is a caring, warmhearted person "Faith, I can tell her age unto an hour"
Lady Capulet is distant and strict "Speak briefly, can you like of paris' love?"
How are Mercutio and Prince Escalus dramatic foils
Mercutio is never serious "Good Peter, to hide her face; for her fan's the fairer face."
Prince Escalus is very serious and strict "your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace."
Repetition of words, sentences, or phrases that have the same grammatical structure of that state a similar idea
Comic scene or event that breaks up a serious play to narrative
How is Juliet like a chimney
She is "smoking hot" according to Romeo
How is Tybalt like a computer
He has a lot of bad ideas and is annoying
He thinks he always has the right answer but he doesn't
How is Romeo like a garden hose
He spurts water out of his eyes a lot
How is friar like a flag
He waves from person to person helping them
How is nurse like a bird
She is always chirping
She always talks and doesn't know when to shut up
How is Benvolio like a marble
His mind and intentions are well-rounded
How is Romeo like a fire
His love for Juliet burns in his heart and destroys things