Romeo & Juliet . Vocabulary. 1. foil. A character in literature who has qualities that are in sharp contrast to another character, thus emphasizing the traits of each. 2. Blank verse. Text that is written in measured lines that do not rhyme. 3. pun.
For example, Romeo says Mercutio has “nimble soles,” but he himself has “a sole of lead”.
Example: this line has 5 feet, so it’s written in pentameter. And the stressing pattern is all iambs: