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What figure of speech is used in the following line of poetry from Auden’s “Musee des Beaux Arts”? In Brueghel’s Icarus, for instance: how everything turns away… B. allusion C. metaphor D. personification would it be C.?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    it's an allusion. an allusion is a reference to something else. in this case, it's a reference to icarus

  2. anonymous
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    oh see I was stuck on stupid. thank you

  3. anonymous
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    no problem. what was the second question?

  4. anonymous
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    “She stood at the stage door; she wanted to act, she said. Men laughed in her face. The manager—a fat, loose-lipped man—guffawed. He bellowed something about poodles dancing and women acting—no woman, he said, could possibly be an actress.”—What comparison was Virginia Woolf making here, based on the time period in which she lived? A. Women during Shakespeare’s time period had similar limitations placed on them as women in the Victorian time period. C. Women have been ridiculed in every time period. D. She was showing how men treated women terribly from one era to the next.

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