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Device Conveying Lofty Tone

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Paradise Lost, John Milton

In lines 6-15 which of the following devices does the poet most rely on to convey a lofty tone?

A

Sustained blank verse.

B

Allusion.

C

Beginning in medias res.

D

Dialogue between characters.

E

Apostrophe addressing a Biblical prophet.