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Literary Device in ‘Book Tasting’

SATLIT-AYNEJI

Of Studies - Francis Bacon

The sentence in lines 7-8 that states “some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested” relies on the following literary device?

A

Irony.

B

Personification.

C

A metaphor.

D

A simile.

E

An analogy.