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Relationship of Style to Purpose in "Land of Little Rain"

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The Land of Little Rain, Mary Austin, 1903

Austin, Mary. The Land of Little Rain. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Hardcourt, 1903. Gutenberg.org. The Project Gutenberg, 6 July 2008. Web. 4 May 2016.

Which of the following statements BEST represents the relationship of Austin’s style to her purpose?

A

The use of parallel structure highlights the problems faced by living creatures.

B

The use of paradoxical ideas demonstrates the lack of understanding of the desert.

C

The use of repetition shows the monotony of the desert landscape.

D

The use of specific details highlights the need to be both wary and respectful of the environment.

E

The use of items in a series highlights the need for more growth and development of desert regions.