Horace, Satires 1.6,lines 71-88

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Why does Horace repeat the word "magni"
Adds emphisis to the size difference between the "great big boys" and the "macro pauper" (small farm)
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Why does Horace include a rhetorical question ("quid multa?")
Emphisises points made previously as makes reader think about just how much the father has done
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How is the word "pudicum" emphisised?
It is placed at the end of a line. It is also put after the rhetorical question and therfeore there would be a pause before reading it.
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Why is the use of the word "turpi" (foul) important?
It is used to describe both the deeds and the slanders which Horace would have been exposed to had his father not been there. It is also at the end of the line which highlights it.
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How else does horace emphisise these foul deeds and slanders?
He uses the words "non solum" and "quoque" (not only...but also).
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What is one technique which Horace uses to emphisise how good a guardian his father was?
He puts the word incorruptable into the superlative which then makes it translate as "most incorruptable guardian"
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