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"I am almost ashamed to own yes, even in this felon's cell, I am almost ashamed to own that the terror and horror with which the animal inspired me, had been heightened by one of the merest chimaeras it would be possible to conceive."
Which part of the sentence builds suspense in the story?
A. "I am almost ashamed to own" because it shows that the narrator is sorry for his actions
B. "it would be possible to conceive" because it shows that the story is realistic
C. "yes, even in this felon's cell" because it foreshadows the crime that is to come
D. "had been heightened by one of the merest chimaeras" because it refers to the supernatural

2 Answer

  • The answer to the given question above would be option C. Based on the given excerpt above, the part of the sentence that builds suspense in the story is this:  "yes, even in this felon's cell" because it foreshadows the crime that is to come. Hope this answers your question.
  • Answer:

    The part of the sentence that builds suspense in the story is "yes, even in this felon's cell" because it foreshadows the crime that is to come

    Explanation:

    These lines not only foreshadow the terrible even that is about to happen but also shows how horrified the character feels about all this desire of doing creepy things, inspired by the creature in that scary and dark place, it gives the feeling that noting bright and good could result from that.

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