7. When the narrator says, “I began to think of the present more than of the future” (lines 80–81), she most
likely means that meeting Eugene led her to:
A. shift some of her attention away from her career
plans and onto the developing friendship.
B. think more about her own work interests than
about the career her parents thought she should
C. put off her plans of returning to Puerto Rico for a
visit in favor of continuing to prepare for college.
D. want to spend more time with him instead of helping her parents plan a vacation to Puerto Rico.