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This question is based on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.In Romeo and Juliet, use the excerpt below to answer question 14 and 15.

'.... So tedious is this day

As is the night before some festival

To an important child that hath them.

New robes and may not wear.

The literary device used in the excerpt is

Options

A) simile

B) metaphor

C) Oxymoron

D) apostrophe

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

Simile is the comparison of two things using 'as' or 'like'. The simile in the excerpt is comparing 'this day as is the night before some festival'

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