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20 February, 05:56

What literary device is most clearly used in this passage.

it was We, the People, not we, the white male citizen, nor we, the male citizen; but we the whole people, who formed the Union

A. an analogy

B. rhythm

C. a rhetorical question

D. deduction

Answers (2)
  1. 20 February, 07:26
    The answer is B rythem
  2. 20 February, 07:52
    Answer: B. Rhythm

    Explanation: The different phrases starting with "We, ... " that the author contrasts share a stress pattern, the repetition of which gives a feeling of rhythm to the whole passage. Imbued with a certain musicality, the message becomes more pleasant and effective in reaching the listener.
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