1. The narrator draws which of the following comparisons between the old couple and Eugene’s parents?
  • A. The old couple were more socially outgoing and had many more friends than Eugene’s parents.

  • B. Eugene’s parents are just as interested in tending the lawn and flowers as the old couple were.

  • C. Eugene’s parents are less nurturing of each other and spend less time together than the old couple did.

  • D. Just like the old man and old woman, both of Eugene’s parents appear to have jobs outside the home.