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Why is Oedipus like a helmsman?

For now we are afraid, just like those  who on a ship see their helmsman terrified. The passage is an example of simile. Option 3 is correct. The word LIKE implemented in order to make a comparison, indicates us that this statement is a simile. Simile is defined as a …

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Read the following passage and answer the question. My children, latest generation born from Cadmus, why are you sitting here with wreathed sticks in supplication to me, while the city fills with incense, chants and cries of pain? … so I have come in person—I, Oedipus, whose fame all men acknowledge. … I shall assist you willingly in every way. I would be a hard-hearted man indeed, if I did not pity suppliants like these. The phrase “born from Cadmus” is an example of _____. a motif a patronymic foreshadowing irony

Hey there! Correct answer is D. Comma or Period Inside Rule A. Question mark or exclamation point inside: those are not really necessary. B. Colon or semicolon: not, a semicolon would divide the whole sentence and it would be shorten; a colon would work but after requested, when there is …

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