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Cassius & Caesar

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I have heard
Where many of the best respect in Rome
(except immortal Caesar), speaking of Brutus (1.2.60-62)

Which literary device is best represented and what is the best explanation of Cassius's lines to Brutus?:

A

Dramatic Irony; Cassius is implying that Caesar, unlike other men in Rome, is indestructible.

B

Situational Irony; Cassius continues to persuade Brutus that Caesar is not special.

C

Verbal Irony; Cassius is creating doubt in Brutus' mind about Caesar having the utmost respect from the Roman citizens.

D

Choices 'A' & 'B'

E

Choices 'A' & 'C'