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Mr. Schultz English 9b 2 March 2009 amour love passion Describing how much you love someone and to what extent is heart-reckoning. People mostly say 3 simple words " i love you", and that is how much they love, you don't know just what is meant in that 3 words, nor what the real thing he or she is trying to say because their are different kinds of love. But by using figurative language and analytical devices you are able to say what you truly feel with the determination of a effective and efficient way to let the other person know how much you really love them. Just like in the play William Shakespeare created romeo and Juliet's love for each other has such penetrating power that makes you yourself understand they really truly and deeply love each other. William Shakespeare identifies and describes love in many different extravagant ways in Romeo and Juliet. Romeo says to Juliet, “As is a wingèd messenger of heaven   Unto the white, upturnèd, wondering eyes Of mortals that fall back to gaze on him”II.ii.28-32, is to express her beauty in a more efficient and effective way for him to show how beautiful she is in his eyes. Romeo uses this metaphor to say she is the most fairest of the fair and any man who lays their eyes upon her are mesmerized by this radiant sight. Romeo uses a hyperbole to exaggerate his love towards Juliet, as proof, “With love's light wings did I o'erperch these walls,   For stony limits cannot hold love out"II.ii.66-67, this quote would suffice. Romeo is stating that he flew over the walls because love led the way, but in fact he walked over there as any mortal would or could have done. So to say romeo wanted to show her his love was greater than that of a mortals capacity and Romeo and Juliet's love can never be held back because of mere walls. Their love will always find a way. Another hyperbole Romeo used would be,“By love, that first did prompt me to inquire.   He lent me counsel and I lent him eyes.   I am no pilot. Yet, wert thou as far...


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