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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Colons and Semicolons
Level: Grade 9
Standards: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2b
Score: 1
Tags: ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.2.B
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Grade 9 Colons and Semicolons CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2b

"The Walrus and the Carpenter
Were walking close at hand;
They wept like anything to see
Such quantities of sand:
`If this were only cleared away,'
They said, `it would be grand!'"

Which choice best explains how the poet uses the colon at the end of line 4?
  1. To connect two closely-related clauses
  2. To introduce dialogue
  3. To introduce a list
  4. To emphasize a key point
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