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Now let it work: Mischief, thou art afoot
Take thou what course thou wilt. (3.2.149-150)

What literary device does Antony use above, and what is its meaning?


Simile; Antony is hoping that his words will have been enough to sway the people to avenge Caesar's death.


Personification; Antony is depending on the doubt that he created in the citizens' minds and telling the mischief he has created to take action if that is what is best.


Metaphor; Antony compares the mischief to the actions of the conspirators. Their secret plan is now public.


Irony; Antony feels as though the conspirators' plan has come full circle and will now backfire on them.


None of the choices are devices seen in the passage.

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