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Implied Metaphor

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And since you know you cannot see yourself,
So well as by reflection, I, your glass
Will modestly discover to yourself… (1.2.69-71)

In the following quote, what is the implied metaphor and its significance?

A

The implied metaphor is a magnifying glass; Brutus is telling Cassius that he needs someone to help in to look deeper into himself and to reevaluate his values for Rome.

B

The implied metaphor is a mirror; Cassius is acting as the dutiful friend and telling Brutus that, though he cannot see himself, Cassius will tell him what he needs to know.

C

The implied metaphor is a window; Cassius is telling Brutus that his feelings are too transparent, and he needs to make them more obscure to hide his contempt for Caesar.

D

Choices 'A' and 'C'

E

All choices are applicable.