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"He staggered to his feet, tensed for more terrors, and looked up at a huge peaked cap. It was a white-topped cap, and above the green shade of the peak was a crown, an anchor, gold foliage. He saw white drill, epaulettes, a revolver, a row of gilt buttons down the front of a uniform."

What is the main purpose of the passage above?

A

It shows the neat, clean appearance of the officer as symbolic contrast to the chaos of the burning island.

B

It indicates to readers that Ralph is going to be saved from the ruthless hunters and return home.

C

It means that Ralph's long-standing wish of being rescued by his naval officer father has finally come true.

D

A & B

E

B & C

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