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To The Reader, 1580

De Montaigne, Michel. "To The Reader." Essays of Michel De Montaigne. N.p.: n.p., 1877. N. pag. Project Gutenberg. 17 Sept. 2006. Web. 13 Apr. 2016.

Which of the following is a notable rhetorical feature of lines 22-24 (“Thus, reader…a subject”)?


The colon “:” separates truth claims from matters of opinion.


The noun “matter” is used as a sentence’ s main verb.


The direct address to the “reader” signals a break in the piece’s third-person style.


The objective noun “myself” is used as the subject of the sentence.


The verb “employ” has three direct objects.

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