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Rhetorical Features of Lines 22-24

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To The Reader, 1580

De Montaigne, Michel. "To The Reader." Essays of Michel De Montaigne. N.p.: n.p., 1877. N. pag. Project Gutenberg. 17 Sept. 2006. Web. 13 Apr. 2016.

Which of the following is a notable rhetorical feature of lines 22-24 (“Thus, reader…a subject”)?

A

The colon “:” separates truth claims from matters of opinion.

B

The noun “matter” is used as a sentence’ s main verb.

C

The direct address to the “reader” signals a break in the piece’s third-person style.

D

The objective noun “myself” is used as the subject of the sentence.

E

The verb “employ” has three direct objects.