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Elie's Father's Speech

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Identify the primary literary device and its purpose in the following speech by Elie's father.

All of a sudden, he sat up and placed his feverish lips against my ear: 'Eliezer... I must tell you where I buried the gold and silver... In the cellar... You know... '

A

Fragments that establish the incoherence of the father's thoughts

B

Irony that establishes the impossibility of recovering the gold and silver

C

Ellipsis that emphasize the tremendous effort that talking requires

D

A and B

E

A and C