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No Man Is An Island (Meditation XVII), John Donne, 1624

Donne, John. "No Man Is An Island (Meditation XVII)." The Literature Network, n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

The first sentence of paragraph 4 (“No man…the main”) is best characterized as which of the following combinations of form and content?


The sentence is an antithesis expressed in metaphorical terms.


The sentence is an aphorism expressed in a hyperbolic terms.


The sentence is an elliptical construction expressed in euphemistic terms.


The sentence is a cliché expressed in archaic terms.


The sentence is a syllogism expressed in personified terms.

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