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Syntax in "A Law of Acceleration"

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A Law of Acceleration, Henry Adams, 1904

Adams, Henry. "A Law of Acceleration." Bartleby.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 May 2016.

What is the function of the author's choice of syntax in lines 20-30?

A

Parallelism creates the comet's sense of power.

B

A series of short phrases demonstrate the speed of the comet.

C

The long sentence structure mirrors the rate at which acceleration is growing.

D

The repetition of key words seem to propel the comet toward the sun.

E

The use of punctuation emphasizes a contrast between the comet and historical events.