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A Bowl of Red Grapes

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Which of the following literary devices is represented in this passage from chapter 22?

On the table sat a bowl of red grapes. I plucked one and tossed it in my mouth. I had to preoccupy myself with something, anything, to silence the voice in my head. The grape was sweet. I popped another one in, unaware that it would be the last bit of solid food I would eat for a long time.

The door opened and the two armed men returned, between them the tall Talib in white, still wearing his dark John Lennon glasses, looking like some broad-shouldered, New Age mystic guru.

A

Hyperbole.

B

Personification.

C

Onomotopoeia.

D

Foreshadowing.

E

Synecdoche.