internal conflict, i believe. the first mate is creeping toward insanity.
the answer is: emphasize the word's importance and the idea that follows.
in an audio version of the excerpt, the stress on the word "branding" would highlight the relevance of the term as well as the concept of the subsequent phrase. because the musical instrument had turned into a valuable object, the addition of "branding" is followed by a clarification of what the expression involves.
the call of the wild, was written by jack london, an american author who was born in san francisco in 1876. this story tells the experiences of a huge st. bernard dog called buck, who after living a laid-back and peaceful life in california is kidnapped by a gardener and taken to the klondlike region in canada to pull sleds in the snow to go gold hunting. in the end, buck not only changes owners several times, but most of his life and experiences take place in the northern regions of canada and in the end, despite his love for his latest master, john thornton, who saved him from abuse, buck feels a deeper calling to return to the wilderness and ends up as the leader of a pack of wolves. however, in this particular excerpt of the story, the setting in which this portion takes place is the santa clara valley in california, where buck lives with the millers, his adopting family.
a is the right answer because in example a she is questioning herself, once she stops her character grows and becomes more confident. hope this .