Paradox Example in Romeo and Juliet Prologue

Prologue Quiz Answer: Paradox

Picture “She speaks yet she says nothing” is an example of paradox. A paradox is a statement that seems contradictory, opposite or even impossible, yet whose essence is true. In this case, Romeo states that Juliet says much with her eyes and does not have to open her mouth.

If you answered antithesis you’d also be correct.

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