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Walden; Or, Life in the Woods, Henry David Thoreau, 1910

Thoreau, Henry David. Walden; Or, Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. Xroads.virginia.edu. University of Virginia American Studies, Oct. 1998. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

Which of the following rhetorical devices is used lines 42-45 (“I say…thumb-nail”)?

A

Analogy

B

Euphemism

C

Paradox

D

Antithesis

E

Apostrophe