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Read this sentence from the passage. "But his legs continued to shake and rattle like window panes in a tornado." What is the effect of the imagery the author uses in this description? Select answer A It shows how terrified Ivan felt. Select answer B It shows that Ivan is well-prepared. Select answer C It shows that Ivan is out of shape. Select answer D It shows there is a storm coming.

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  1. Gab02282
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    A, I think.

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    "But his legs continued to shake and rattle [[ like window panes in a tornado.]]" The part within the brackets is a simile. SIMILE: A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid (e.g., as brave as a lion, crazy like a fox) Sources: Dictionary

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    So if your legs shake, it usually means you're terrified, right?

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    mom, i wanna pee, @Gab02282 you missed this possibility, though, you're right. a set of window panes is a symbol that can indicate the door, our mind, a tornado, or an 'intruder' is just about breaking in our door(mind) so we feel anxious, scared about being invaded, terrible huh? So we know this beautiful use of simile will leads us to the answer 'A'. If possible, you can also sign a course on Semiotics next semester, i reckon.

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    A

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  6. sunshine123
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    A

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