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22 January, 13:42

Read the excerpt from "A Cub Pilot" by Mark Twain.

I heard the door close gently. I looked around, and there stood Mr. Bixby, smiling a bland, sweet smile.

How does the word gently contribute to the tone of the passage?

It creates a tone of mocking.

It creats a tone of calmness.

It creates a tone of anger.

It creates a tone of playfulness.

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  1. 22 January, 15:06
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    Creates a tone of calmness.

    Explanation:

    He acts is in not a rush and gives a sense of peace in the passage
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