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Diggin' a Cesspool

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When the boss asks George what he and Lennie were doing in Weed, George answers, "We... we was diggin' a cesspool."

What literary device does Steinbeck employ in this statement?

A

Irony

B

Alliteration

C

Simile

D

Character

E

Foreshadowing