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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.

The author's syntax in lines 11-18 ("Nothing forbids... defies law") is BEST described as

A

highly parallel, to suggest the comet's sense of power.

B

a series of short phrases to demonstrate the speed of the comet.

C

a series of long sentences to mirror the rate at which acceleration is growing.

D

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

E

using dashes to emphasize a contrast between the comet and historical events.

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