Passage I

When the narrator refers to the cosmonaut as “a man without a country” (lines 83–84), she is most likely directly referring to the:

  • A. cosmonaut’s feeling that he is now a citizen of space, not the former Soviet Union.

  • B. cosmonaut’s unrealized expectation that he will be treated like a hero.

  • C. political transformation that occurred while the cosmonaut was in space.

  • D. sixteen months that the cosmonaut spent in orbit around Earth.