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Julius Caesar

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"Have you not made a universal shout?"

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And when you saw his chariot but appear,
Have you not made a universal shout,
That Tiber trembled underneath her banks
to hear the replication of your sounds
made in her concave shores? (1.1.45-49)

What literary device is used in the above quote, and what is the quote's meaning?

A

Simile. The statement is being used to chastise the citizens for having ever doubted Caesar and supporting Pompey.

B

Personification. The statement is being used to foment change and create doubt among the fickle citizens so they are no longer supporting Caesar.

C

Metaphor. The statement is being used to create doubt in the citizens' minds as to why they would support a leader who killed their previous one.

D

Pun. The play on words is being used to justify why the citizens should be happy that Caesar is their new ruler.

E

Zeugma. This statement is meant to remind citizens what a glorious leader they have.