TSI Reading: Visualizing a Scene from Its Description
Which of the following descriptions helps the reader visualize that the man is freezing to death?
(A)"The withdrawal of blood from the surface of his body now began to make him shiver."
(B)"...holding the flame of the matches clumsily to the bark that would not light readily..."
(C)"He cherished the flame carefully and awkwardly."
(D)"The blazing matches fell sizzling into the snow, but the birch-bark was alight."
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When we're cold blood withdraws from our extremities to protect
the most vital parts of our bodies like the head
and heart and chest And you know other regions that's
why our hands and feet get cold the fastest which
is bad news for those fingers and toes Yeah they
get frostbitten This process is the first step towards hypothermia
I'm freezing to death Even if we don't have the
science down pat this option sounds most seriously Life threatening
for the answer here Withdrawal of blood and the loser
bowl Yeah it kind of went through it The way
the man struggles to build a fire with his numb
hands is painful to read But these lines don't clearly
illustrate his mortal danger And though he briefly gets the
birch bark lit the victory is short lived So it's
Not much of an illustration there So you have the
answers at the withdrawal of blood from the surface of
his body now began to make him shiver Almost like 00:01:11.946 --> [endTime] what it does when we do our taxes