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What is the significance of the fishing line?

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It seemed as if I might next cast my line upward into the air, as well as downward into this element, which was scarcely more dense. Thus I caught two fishes as it were with one hook.

What purpose does the description of the fishing line have in the following quote:

A

The fishing line is a metaphor for the mystery of pond.

B

The fishing line is a literal means of catching fish.

C

The fishing line connects the spiritual world and the natural world.

D

The fishing line the connection between man and nature.

E

The fishing line is the line of salvation for the lost man.