anonymous
  • anonymous
Which line in this excerpt from "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot uses synecdoche? A. Shall I say, I have gone at dusk through narrow streets B. Of lonely men in shirt-sleeves, leaning out of windows? C. I should have been a pair of ragged claws D. Scuttling across the floors of silent seas.
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  • anonymous
Which line in this excerpt from "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot uses synecdoche? A. Shall I say, I have gone at dusk through narrow streets B. Of lonely men in shirt-sleeves, leaning out of windows? C. I should have been a pair of ragged claws D. Scuttling across the floors of silent seas.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
synecdoche-a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa
Elsa213
  • Elsa213
This might help. c: http://www.shmoop.com/love-song-alfred-prufrock/stanza-10-summary.html
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anonymous
  • anonymous
I believe its C or D. What do you think?
anonymous
  • anonymous
for a second i thought it was B but idk
anonymous
  • anonymous
im not sure either um lets see hold on
anonymous
  • anonymous
Now that i think of it B seems the most accurate answer.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I would get a second opinion though okay.
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok, thank you :)
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ofc its np (:
anonymous
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anonymous
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@marihelenh do you have any idea of what it could be?
marihelenh
  • marihelenh
My guess is that it is C. You gave the definition of it, and some examples are like suits refers to business men. Gray beard refers to an old man. Boots refer to soldiers. In the poem, ragged claws is meant to refer to a crab, which is a synecdoche.
anonymous
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oh ok thank you @marihelenh

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