Figurative Language of Shakespeare

Shakespeare is not only a master of the theater, he is also a master of figurative language. His language is also a bit more difficult for most students to decode, so this is not a recommended activity for novices. Here are 23 figurative language examples used in Shakespeare's tragedies, comedies, history plays, and sonnets. Find this figurative language worksheet along with many others on this page of figurative language worksheets.

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