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?
They set apart an abrupt change in thought. -is the purpose served by the em dashes in this sentence: “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.”
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They set apart an abrupt change in thought. -is the purpose served by the em dashes in this sentence: “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.”
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In the story The New Dress, Mabel describes herself in the dressmaker's workroom. Which of the following literary devices is utilized in this description? A. allusion B. metaphor C. flashback D. foreshadowing
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In the story “The New Dress,” Mabel describes herself in the dressmaker's workroom. Flashback is utilized in this description.

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