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Q: Read the following passage and then answer the question. “It was a wonderfully silent house. There was an old clock ticking loudly somewhere in the passage, but otherwise everything was deadly still.
A vague feeling of uneasiness began to steal over me."" The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892. The author uses this statement to A.reveal a nervous character. B.provide a clue about a plot twist. C.describe a quiet, peaceful setting. D.create a suspenseful mood.
A: D. create a suspenseful mood.
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User: Read the following passage and then answer the question. “It was a wonderfully silent house. There was an old clock ticking loudly somewhere in the passage, but otherwise everything was deadly still. A vague feeling of uneasiness began to steal over me."" The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892. The author uses this statement to A.reveal a nervous character. B.provide a clue about a plot twist. C.describe a quiet, peaceful setting. D.create a suspenseful mood.

Weegy: D. create a suspenseful mood.
vanessa uy|Points 30|

User: Which of the following is the most significant effect of Doyle's use of point of view in the story? A.Watson rather than Holmes narrates the story, allowing the plot to unfold as a mystery. B.The engineer tells the story in third-person omniscient narrative. C.Holmes relates the major plot developments, allowing the reader to keep up with the story. D.The Colonel tells the story, creating an air of suspense for the reader.

Weegy: The answer is A. Watson is Sherlock Holmes's friend, assistant and sometime flatmate, and is the first person narrator of all but four stories in the Sherlock Holmes canon.
BryanCLTA|Points 75|

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