Home / Assignment Help / Read the passage from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. As the old man stood there he saw something coming across the moor, something which terrified him so that he lost his wits… There was the long, gloomy tunnel down which he fled. And from what? A sheep-dog of the moor? Or a spectral hound, black, silent, and monstrous? Was there a human agency in the matter? Did the pale, watchful Barrymore know more than he cared to say? It was all dim and vague, but always there is the dark shadow of crime behind it. The effect of the questions is to make the tone of the passage _______. humorous and sarcastic personal and poetic playful and light-hearted dramatic and tense Description

Read the passage from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. As the old man stood there he saw something coming across the moor, something which terrified him so that he lost his wits… There was the long, gloomy tunnel down which he fled. And from what? A sheep-dog of the moor? Or a spectral hound, black, silent, and monstrous? Was there a human agency in the matter? Did the pale, watchful Barrymore know more than he cared to say? It was all dim and vague, but always there is the dark shadow of crime behind it. The effect of the questions is to make the tone of the passage _______. humorous and sarcastic personal and poetic playful and light-hearted dramatic and tense Description

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Correct answer is D. Comma or Period Inside Rule

A. Question mark or exclamation point inside: those are not really necessary.

B. Colon or semicolon: not, a semicolon would divide the whole sentence and it would be shorten; a colon would work but after requested, when there is already a comma.

C. Question mark or Exclamation Point Outside Rule: would not work, becase it is an very polite and affirmative sentence.

D: A comma or period inside rule: actually, just a comma would work. Please, Cooper’s dad requested, go… Cooper’s dad requested must be in between commas as it is a vocative.

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