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ERIC Number: EJ311520
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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"Not Life, but Love in Death": Oxymoron at the Thematic Heart of "Romeo and Juliet."
Wheelock, C. Webster
English Journal, v74 n2 p70-73 Feb 1985
Suggests that the theme of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is an oxymoron linking the two apparently contradictory ideas of death and sexual love. (RBW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Oxymoron; Romeo and Juliet; Shakespeare (William)