What degree of comparison is used in the sentence: "The audience became quiet as the character spoke." ?

1 Answer
Jul 27, 2016

This is a trick question. There is no comparison in this sentence.


"...as the character spoke" is an indication of when "The audience became quiet." It is not a comparison.

Contrast this to:
#color(white)("XXX")#The audience became quiet as a gentle breeze in the willows.