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make sure of it," said Miss Ophelia. "You may die, or fail, and then Topsy will be hustled off to auction, spite of all I can do." The excerpt above is an example of _____ . characterizationdramatic tensionforeshadowingverbal irony
This is most likely to be an example of foreshadowing. In this passage, Miss Ophelia is worried about the possibility of Topsy being sold if her owner were to die. This is why she wants to own her as soon as possible and thus ensure her well-being. This is an example of foreshadowing because the owner will indeed die shortly, and the scenario will take place, except that it will be other slaves who are sold, and not Topsy.
Us being sheep is the figure of speech. God is the shepherd and we are the sheep , in other words, we are his followers. One could also say that this is a verse that supports the idea of Jesus Christ being God. This bible passage refers to us as God's sheep and the New Testament refers to Jesus as our shepherd in many places.