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Paris quotes the proverb, “Venus smiles not in a house of tears,” to explain why he has not been able to woo Juliet.
This statement could also be considered an example of
hyperbole, because he is overstating Juliet's grief.
foreshadowing, because it hints at the ending of the play
allegory, because Venus represents Juliet
pun, because of the double meaning of “tears”
irony, because of the dissimilarities between Venus and Juliet