What is a symbol in Romeo and Juliet?

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Lots of things are symbols in Romeo and Juliet. Indeed, words are symbols and the play is made up entirely of words. Similes and metaphors are a particular kind of symbol which is spelled out for you in the text. In "like a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear" the jewel symbolizes Juliet. There are more general tendencies for one thing to have the same symbolic meaning. Some are conventional: "stars" are a symbol for fate (This is conventional because of the influence of astrology). In a general way, the heat of day symbolizes anger and fighting, but this is particular to this play. Benvolio uses this symbol when he says "the day is hot and the Capulets are abroad."
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