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Passage I

18. Which of the following statements best describes the difference in the tone of the two passages?

  • A. Passage A is defensive, whereas Passage B is dispassionate.

  • B. Passage A is solemn, whereas Passage B is optimistic.

  • C. Passage A is celebratory, whereas Passage B is cautionary.

  • D. Passage A is accusatory, whereas Passage B is sentimental.