passage I

8. The narrator as a child viewed the work his parents did for Merchant & Merchant with a strong sense of:

  • A. joy; the work provided the family with enough money to live extravagant lives.

  • B. fear; the narrator knew his parents were often so exhausted they were careless about safety.

  • C. jealousy; the work pulled the narrator’s parents away from him and directed their attention to the city.

  • D. respect; his parents were known for their quality workmanship throughout the city.