Passage I

8. The statement “That’s where you’re going, now hurry up” (lines 35–36) can most directly be attributed to the:

  • A. cheering boy, as he verbally criticizes the narrator’s efforts.

  • B. cheering boy, as he shouts encouragement to the narrator.

  • C. narrator, as he speculates about what the cheering boy meant when the boy pointed at the pool.

  • D. narrator, as he angrily contemplates his response to the cheering boy.