Passage IV

32. The sentence in lines 73–75 and the last sentence of the passage are examples of the author’s rhetorical technique of:

  • A. weaving sarcasm into a mostly casual and playful

  • B. interjecting a lighthearted tone into a primarily technical article.

  • C. integrating a slightly combative tone into an article that mostly praises two scientists’ work.

  • D. incorporating personal anecdotes into an article that mostly reports data.