B. imagery. User:
In which of the following excerpts does the author most plainly use setting to contribute to the tone of his story?
A. "She spoke a few words in a foreign tongue in a tone as though asking a question …"
B. "But madam, … I cannot possibly leave until I have seen the machine."
C. "Suddenly a door opened at the other end of the passage, and a long, golden bar of light shot out in our direction."
D. "He shot one of his suspicious looks at me. 'Perhaps we had better proceed to business, then.'"
"The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892.
C. "Suddenly a door opened at the other end of the passage, and a long, golden bar of light shot out in our direction." User:
Doyle builds suspense in “The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb” by
A. using conversation to reveal the story.
B. slowly and deliberately unfolding the plot.
C. abruptly changing the setting of the story.
D. creating characters with opposing personalities.
A significant result of Doyle's detective mysteries is their
A. success as the first publication of a series featuring the same detective.
B. positive effect on the woman's suffrage movement.
C. success as the first series of English novels with a male protagonist.
D. unprecedented effect on literacy rates of the 20th century.
Which of the following describes a clue used to mislead the reader?
A. a stone wall
B. a false foreshadowing
C. a red herring
D. an inciting incident Weegy:
A red herring describes a clue used to mislead the reader.