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Character who is used as a contrast to another character

Foil

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What are three examples of dramatic foils

Benvolio and Tybalt
Mercutio and Prince
Nurse and Lady Capulet

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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"

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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?"

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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."

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Repetition of words, sentences, or phrases that have the same grammatical structure of that state a similar idea

Parallelism

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Comic scene or event that breaks up a serious play to narrative

Comic relief

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How is Juliet like a chimney

She is "smoking hot" according to Romeo

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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

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How is Romeo like a garden hose

He spurts water out of his eyes a lot

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How is friar like a flag

He waves from person to person helping them

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How is nurse like a bird

She is always chirping
She always talks and doesn't know when to shut up

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How is Benvolio like a marble

His mind and intentions are well-rounded

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How is Romeo like a fire

His love for Juliet burns in his heart and destroys things

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How is Maria like a caterpillar

She eats a lot

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