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“And present / My throat to thee”

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Coriolanus, Act Four, Scene Five, William Shakespeare, 1605-1610

Shakespeare, William. “Coriolanus.” Folger Digital Texts. Web. 17 Sept. 2016.

Lines 39-49 can BEST be characterized as

A

a hypothetical surrender that would entail a double death.

B

a hypothetical capitulation that carries a veiled threat.

C

a hypothetical transfer of power that would even the playing field.

D

a real act of surrender that requires labor on the part of both parties.

E

an apparent offering that carries with it a foreshadowing of misfortune.