What sentence structure is repeated (syntax)? What effect does this have on the mood and tone of the story?

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Technically, there is only one sentence in this entire story. It's comprised of many subordinate clauses, usually separated with semicolons. Many of these clauses are phrased as imperatives. Syntactically, this means that these clauses begin with a verb and are thus phrased as orders. For example, the opening line of the story begins, "Wash the clothes on Monday." Later in the story, another clause...

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