Tacitus, Agricola 4-5

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What technique is used in line 2 to draw emphisis?
Chiasmus. A-B-B-A arrangement with the words "omnem honestarum artium cultum"
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Why is the word "arcebat" placed at the beginning of the sentence?
Emphisises that she is protecting him.
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What ttechnique is used with the words "prudentia matris" and what effect does it have?
Hendiadys (use of two nouns) - emphisis
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"nec...neque" - technique?
Litotes - use of negative for a postive
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In the list at the end, why do the verbs come first?
Emphisises their importance
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Why is the word "arcebat" placed at the beginning of the sentence?

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Emphisises that she is protecting him.

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What ttechnique is used with the words "prudentia matris" and what effect does it have?

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"nec...neque" - technique?

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In the list at the end, why do the verbs come first?

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