english questions………..

(1.) What is the best definition of paradox?
 
1. a type of figurative language in which exaggeration is used to achieve a desired effect
 2.a type of figurative language in which an inhuman thing is given human qualities
 3.a type of figurative language in which a statement that appears to be contradictory is actually true
4. a type of figurative language in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant

(2.) What is the best example of paradox?
 
1. “A damnèd saint, an honorable villain.” (—from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, act 3, scene 2)
2. “Come, bitter conduct, come, unsavory guide!” (—from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, act 5, scene 3)
 3.”Thou’art slave to fate. . . .” (—from “Death Be Not Proud” by Donne)
4. “For Venus smiles not in a house of tears.” (—from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, act 4, scene 1)

(3.) What is the best example of personification?
 
1. “Come, bitter conduct, come, unsavory guide!” (—from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, act 5, scene 3)
2. “Let two more summers wither in their pride” (—from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, act 1, scene 2)
3. “What less than doomsday is the Prince’s doom?” (—from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, act 3, scene 3)
4. “There is no world without Verona walls/But purgatory, torture, hell itself.” (—from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, act 3, scene 3)

(4.)  What is the best an example of hyperbole?
 
1. “Come, bitter conduct, come, unsavory guide!” (—from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, act 5, scene 3)
2. “What less than doomsday is the Prince’s doom?” (—from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, act 3, scene 3)
3. “But Montague is bound as well as I,” (—from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, act 2, scene 1)
4. “There is no world without Verona walls/But purgatory, torture, hell itself.” (—from The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, act 3, scene 3)