Friar Lawrence Soliloquy Quiz Answer: Paradox
A paradox is a literary device that appears to contradict itself, yet holds true. The infant rind of a small flower contains both poison and medicine. That’s a contradictory statement that’s also true.
It’s also a metaphor. The infant rind of a small flower is being compared to a person. The medicine and poison is also compared to “opposed kings” and “grace and rude will.”
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