Read the excerpt from david foster wallace’s infinite jest. three faces have resolved into place above summer-weight sportcoats and half-windsors across a polished pine conference table shiny with the spidered light of an arizona noon. these are three deans—of admissions, academic affairs, athletic affairs. i do not know which face belongs to whom. which literary device is used in phrases such as “summer-weight sportcoats” and “polished pine”? allusion alliteration irony metaphor
Alliteration is the repetition of the same sound at the beginning of a group of words. In "summer-weight sportcoats" the "s" sound is repeated. In "polished pine" the "p" sound is repeated.
Allusion is a reference to another published work. Irony is when the opposite of what is said or expected happens. A metaphor is the comparison between two different things without using like or as. None of these other options are valid.
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I believe I appear neutral
This is subjective because it is showing the internal thoughts and emotions of the narrator from his own point of view. It is unclear to the reader whether or not he actually appears neutral, but he believes that the does so that's the version that the reader gets.