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What language use in the excerpt below about Macbeth’s castle best communicates the author’s purpose?

DUNCAN: This castle hath a pleasant seat; the air Nimbly and sweetly recommends itself Unto our gentle senses. (1.6.1-3)


the organic imagery describing the air conveys a sense of security and peace.


the parallelism of the adverbs emphasizing the restorative nature of the environment.


the symbolism of the castle reinforcing Scotland’s security and prosperity under Duncan’s rule.


the personification of the air representing Macbeth’s seemingly benign but fickle nature.


the dramatic irony showing Duncan’s naivete as he praises the place he will be murdered.

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