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Rhetorical Function in Lines 6 - 11

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No Man Is An Island (Meditation XVII), John Donne, 1624

Donne, John. "No Man Is An Island (Meditation XVII)." Online-literature.com. The Literature Network, n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

Which of the following best describes the rhetorical function of lines 6-10 (“When she…concerns me”)?

A

It relies on zeugma to show the shared source of virtue and vice.

B

It relies on oxymoron to highlight the contrast of life and death.

C

It relies on complex syntax to reflect the complexity of life.

D

It relies on run-on sentences to suggest the passage of time.

E

It relies on parallelism to discuss the entire course of a human life.