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Julius Caesar

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The ghost of Caesar tells Brutus: "Thy evil spirit, Brutus…tell thee thou shalt see me at Phillipi." (4.3.288-190)

What literary device is contained in this quote, and what message does Brutus send to Cassius?

A

Foreshadowing; Brutus sends a message to Cassius that Brutus and his army will go before Cassius.

B

Irony; Brutus sends the message that they will wait to be attacked rather than be the attackers.

C

Paradox; Brutus sends the message to Cassius that they need to retreat.

D

Foreshadowing; Brutus sends the message that Cassius should lead the attack and Brutus will follow.

E

Irony; Brutus sends the message to Cassius telling him to avoid Phillipi.