which sentence in this excerpt from ernest hemingway's "in another country" uses parallelism?


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Which sentence in this excerpt from Ernest Hemingway's "In Another Country" uses parallelism? In the fall the war was always there, but we did not go to it any more. It was cold in the fall in Milan and the dark came very early. Then the electric lights came on, and it was pleasant along the streets looking in the windows. There was much game hanging outside the shops, and the snow powdered in the fur of the foxes and the wind blew their tails. The deer hung stiff and heavy and empty, and small birds blew in the wind and the wind turned their feathers. It was a cold fall and the wind came down from the mountains.

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There was much game hanging outside the shops, and the snow powdered in the fur of the foxes and the wind blew their tails. Parallelism is the repetition of a similar grammatical structure or construction within a sentence. The most basic example of parallelism is when writing a list of actions. For example: Yesterday I cooked, cleaned and washed the dishes. Each one of the actions is written in past tense. Authors use parallelism for emphasis and to show a relation between ideas. In this sentence, the parallelism is "the snow powdered" and "the wind blew". The grammatical structures are similar.

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