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

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

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

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

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