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Why Use a Short Declarative Sentence?

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Dracula, Bram Stoker

Stoker, Bram. "Chapter 1, Jonathan Harker’s Journal." Dracula. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1897. 1-13. Gutenberg.org. 16 Aug. 2013. Web. 19 Apr. 2016.

The passage ends with a shift in syntax by employing a short declarative sentence with the purpose of

A

reinforcing what the reader already knows.

B

establishing the new feeling for the reader.

C

highlighting the emotional condition of the character.

D

suggesting the character is in danger.

E

quickening the pace of the text.