Oxymoron in Romeo and Juliet Prologue

Prologue Quiz Answer: Oxymoron

Picture “Death-marked love” is an example of oxymoron. An oxymoron is a figure of speech in which seemingly contradictory terms appear side by side. It is a type of paradox.

“Death-marked love” is an oxymoron because love is usually a life-giving entity.

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