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"Our two souls, therefore, which are one/ though I must go, endure not yet/A breach, but an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat."

Donne is using irony to trivialize the love between him and his wife.

Donne is using conceit to describe the love between him and his wife.

Donne is using an understatement to stress the strength of his love for his wife.

Donne is using sarcasm to dismiss the love his wife has for him.

My answer is C

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  1. I guess understatement applies. Of these choices, that may be the best.

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  2. I agree with you -- I didn't like the wording of the choices at all.

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  3. Donne is using conceit to describe the love between him and his wife.

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