Romeo and Juliet

Hyperbole Question continued

Sorry, I didn't word the previous question particularly well. I'm trying to find dramatic techniques used by Shakespeare in soliloquies, and the effect it has the audience. I'm not entirely sure what I meant actually haha, but the title I am trying to answer is "Compare the ways Shakespeare creates emotional voices in Romeo and Juliet and Othello". Thanks for your help! :)

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I think Romeo and Juliet are often confused about or discovering "love". This often means it's metaphor time! Check Romeo's quote out,

ROMEO Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs;

Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers' eyes;

Being vex'd a sea nourish'd with lovers' tears:

What is it else? a madness most discreet,

A choking gall and a preserving sweet.

Or then there is Juliet,

"Conceit, more rich in matter than in words,

Brags of his substance, not of ornament:

They are but beggars that can count their worth;

But my true love is grown to such excess

I cannot sum up sum of half my wealth."

Metaphor is but one of the many literary techniques used to describe new found love.