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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?
Elie is in a daze, unable to think or work quickly.
Elie's mind is with his father, not on his work, thus making it seem like he is asleep.
Elie feels weary and just wants to give up, stumbling through the motions of work.
Full of grief, Elie doesn't know where he is, where he is going, or what he is doing.
The heaviness of worry takes all of Elie's attention, making each step and every thought burdensome and lethargic.