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Julius Caesar

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Anaphora

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To hear the replication of your sounds
Made in her concave shores?
And do you now put on your best attire?
And do you now cull out a holiday?
And do you now strew flowers in his way
That comes in triumph over Pompey's blood? (1.1.46-52)

What is the best explanation for Marullus' use of anaphora in Act 1, scene 1 when he is speaking to the citizens?

A

Marullus is using anaphora to display his extreme anger at the citizens because they have decided to take off from work and celebrate in the streets.

B

Marullus utilizes anaphora in his speech to the citizens because he wants them to remember that they used to celebrate Pompey. The repetition of these questions allows for the important point to be driven home.

C

Marullus incorporates the use of anaphora to condemn the citizens for their fickle minds.

D

Marullus uses anaphora to exaggerate his feelings of contempt towards the citizens of Rome.

E

Choices B and C are both applicable