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“The sight of the food maddened him.” What does this suggest? What compelled the young seagull to finally fly?
“The sight of the food maddened him,” suggests that the seagull was so hungry that when he saw the food, he excitedly wanted to have it. The young seagull had been hungry for the past 24 hours and desperately wanted to eat something but he could not get it which made him furious. The sight of a fish in his mother’s beak who flew upwards was eventually successful in making the seagull spread his wings for the first time. Thus, it was the food that forced the seagull to take the risk of his life.
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