As we know Romeo isn’t very experienced in love, and this is affecting his concerning family and friends.
But they are kept in the dark of his feelings for her.
Denotation - dictionary definition of a word Diction - word choice that both conveys and emphasizes the meaning or theme of a poem through distinctions in sound, look, rhythm, syllable, letters, and definition Figurative language - the use of words to express meaning beyond the literal meaning of the words themselves Imagery - the author’s attempt to create a mental picture (or reference point) in the mind of the reader.
Remember, though the most immediate forms of imagery are visual, strong and effective imagery can be used to invoke an emotional, sensational (taste, touch, smell etc) or even physical response.
(See meter and foot) Setting - the place or location of the action.
The setting provides the historical and cultural context for characters. Remember, a poem does not have to have a speaker, and the speaker and the poet are not necessarily one in the same.We first see Romeos character developing during the early stages of the play, and quiet dramatically.When Romeo meets Juliet, it is as if he changes from the little boy that he was, to a Man.For example, a Shakespearean sonnet is a 14-line poem written in iambic pentameter.Because the sonnet is strictly constrained, it is considered a closed or fixed form.It often can symbolize the emotional state of characters. Structure (fiction) - The way that the writer arranges the plot of a story.Structure (poetry) - The pattern of organization of a poem.Ask yourself what the function and significance of each character is.Make this determination based upon the character's history, what the reader is told (and not told), and what other characters say about themselves and others.Students are asked to write literary analysis essays because this type of assignment encourages you to think about how and why a poem, short story, novel, or play was written.To successfully analyze literature, you’ll need to remember that authors make specific choices for particular reasons.