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Discipline: English

Question topic: Clauses to Create Cohesion

Source: Originais Teachy

Level of difficulty: Medium

(Originais Teachy 2023) - Question Medium of English

Consider the following excerpt from a novel: 'John, a hardworking farmer, owned a piece of land. The land, which was located at the edge of the town, was fertile and perfect for growing crops. Despite the quality of the land, he struggled with pests that ruined his crops. He tried to come up with a solution, but with each attempt, the problem seemed to worsen.' Analyze the structure of the sentences and identify the cohesive devices used in the passage. How do these devices create cohesion and clarify the relationships among the sentences?
a.
The passage uses a variety of cohesive devices, including appositives, demonstrative pronouns, relative clauses, prepositions, and conjunctions, to create a coherent and unified piece of text.
b.
The passage uses only appositives and relative clauses to create a coherent and unified piece of text.
c.
The passage uses a variety of cohesive devices, excluding prepositions and conjunctions, to create a coherent and unified piece of text.
d.
The passage uses only demonstrative pronouns and conjunctions to create a coherent and unified piece of text.
e.
The passage does not use any cohesive devices to create a coherent and unified piece of text.

Answer:

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