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Elie at Work

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The day Elie's father is required to stay at the camp, Elie comments: "ALL DAY I PLODDED AROUND like a sleepwalker."

Which of the following statements best captures the meaning of the verb and the simile?

A

Elie is in a daze, unable to think or work quickly.

B

Elie's mind is with his father, not on his work, thus making it seem like he is asleep.

C

Elie feels weary and just wants to give up, stumbling through the motions of work.

D

Full of grief, Elie doesn't know where he is, where he is going, or what he is doing.

E

The heaviness of worry takes all of Elie's attention, making each step and every thought burdensome and lethargic.