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Discipline: English

Question topic: Verbs

Source: Originais Teachy

Level of difficulty: Hard

(Originais Teachy 2023) - Question Hard of English

Consider the following excerpt from a renowned novel: 'Hoping to elucidate her thoughts, she walked aimlessly through the garden, the leaves rustling under her feet, the cool breeze playing with her hair. The moon, hanging in the obsidian sky, cast a silvery glow on the world beneath.' In this context, analyze and explain the function and impact of the verbals used in these sentences. How do they contribute to the overall mood and meaning of the text? Consider the role of gerunds, participles, and infinitives in your response.
a.
The verbals in the excerpt, including gerunds, participles, and infinitives, contribute to the overall mood and meaning of the text by creating a vivid and evocative atmosphere.
b.
The verbals in the excerpt, including gerunds, participles, and infinitives, do not contribute to the overall mood and meaning of the text.
c.
The verbals in the excerpt, including gerunds, participles, and infinitives, disrupt the overall mood and meaning of the text.
d.
The verbals in the excerpt, including gerunds, participles, and infinitives, are irrelevant to the overall mood and meaning of the text.
e.
The verbals in the excerpt, including gerunds, participles, and infinitives, make the text confusing and hard to understand.

Answer:

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