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SAT Answer of the Day

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  • March 03, 2016

The narrator describes Maggie as sobbing “with a passion that expelled every other form of consciousness—even the memory of the grievance that had caused it." The word "overwhelming" captures the idea that her passion “expelled…consciousness.” The rest of the sentence explains how she even forgot the “grievance” that caused her anger—the cause of her feeling upset. Therefore, the correct answer is choice B.


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