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Read the following passage and then answer the question. “Got to stir the pasta sauce before it burns and—oh, I forgot to put the cake in the oven—add some basil and oregano.” What purpose do the em dashes in this sentence serve? A. They set apart a list. B. They restate the main idea. C. They reveal conflicting feelings. D. They set apart an abrupt change in thought.
The purpose of the em dashes is: D. They set apart an abrupt change in thought.
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The purpose of the em dashes is: D. They set apart an abrupt change in thought.
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