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What effect does Achebe achieve with his repetition of the phrase "they came" in the second paragraph?
"The Oracle was called Agbala, and people came from far and near to consult it. They came when misfortune dogged their steps or when they had a dispute with their neighbors. They came to discover what the future held for them or to consult the spirits of their departed fathers." (3.2-3)
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