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Relationship of Form and Content of Lines 35-37

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Henry V, Act IV, Scene 3, William Shakespeare, 1600

Shakespeare, William. "Henry V, Act IV, Scene 3." shakespeare.mit.edu. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Apr. 2016.

Which of the following BEST characterizes the relationship of the rhetorical device and its effect in lines 35-37 (“Old men…that day”)?

A

Parallelism; the parallel sentences suggest the equality among the soldiers.

B

Antithesis; the antithetical sentences correspond to dying to achieve immortality.

C

Paradox; the paradoxical sentences mirror the King’s deception of his men.

D

Fragment; the fragmented sentences suggest the disjointed experience of warfare.

E

Hyperbole; the hyperbolic sentences reflect the boastfulness of the speaker.