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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: Twelfth Night

Read the extract below and answer the questionI have said too much unto a heart of stone,

And laid my honour too unchary on 't;

There's something in me that reproves my fault,

But such a headstrong potent fault it is

That it but mocks reproof.

(Acts iii, Scene 4)The figure of speech used in " a heart of stone" is

Options

A) hyperbole

B) metonymy

C) paradox

D) metaphor

The correct answer is D.


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