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Singular Summons

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The Fall of the House of Usher

What is the effect created by the alliteration in “singular summons”?

A

Creates a snake-like or sly quality.

B

Conveys a calming mood with soft sounds.

C

Increases the sense of the illness’s urgency.

D

Adds a more poetic rhythm to the prose.

E

Makes that selection more memorable.