Upgrade to access all content for this subject
Shakespeare uses various writing styles throughout the play for different reasons and effects.
Which of the following lines is an example of a couplet?
"Nor hath Love's mind of any judgment taste; / Wings and no eyes figure unheedy haste." (1.1.236)
"But I might see young / Cupid's fiery shaft / Quench'd in the chaste beams of the watery moon, / And the imperial votaress passed on." (2.1.161)
"How chance Moonshine is gone before / Thisbe comes back and finds her lover?" (5.1.304)
"The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve: / Lovers, to bed; 'tis almost fairy time." (5.1.353)
"To live a barren sister all your life / Chanting faint hymns to the cold fruitless moon." (1.1.72)