Contradictions In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Felix Huynh English 2D Ms. Krista Lambie 15 March 2012 Contradiction: Romeo’s Multi-Faceted Personality In Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, contradictions are often used to demonstrate Romeo’s multi-faceted character. Juliet is the first figure to use contradiction in explaining Romeo. These contradictions are Juliet's way of expressing how hurt and confused she feels after hearing that Romeo has killed her cousin. Juliet said “O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face! Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave?”(96). These contradictions explore how a wicked, evil person can be such a stunning and kind person and how a beautiful cave can contain a fear-some dragon. These contradictions represent Juliet wavering feeling toward Romeo. She does
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