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“I have no way, and therefore want no eyes”: Act 4, Scene 1

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In the beginning of Act 4, Scene 1, the blind Gloucester says to the Old Man who is attempting to lead him (because “Alack, sir, you cannot see your way”):

I have no way, and therefore want no eyes;
I stumbled when I saw: full oft 'tis seen,
Our means secure us, and our mere defects
Prove our commodities. O dear son Edgar,
The food of thy abused father's wrath!
Might I but live to see thee in my touch,
I'ld say I had eyes again!

Which of the following literary devices does Gloucester’s speech employ?

Select ALL that apply.

A

Apostrophe.

B

Personification.

C

Metaphor.

D

Paradox.

E

Synesthesia.