ACT Reading 1.9 Prose Fiction
ACT Reading 1.9 Prose Fiction. Based on its context in the passage, which of the following is the best definition for the word "indignation"?
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Context clues are great, because we can figure out what a word means without even bothering
with a dictionary.
To figure this one out, we've got to zoom in on line 56 and the lines around it to see
what the Dickens... Dickens is talking about. Here we go:
So is it A? Is the lady confused or bewildered?
Nah. This lady may be old, but she's not confused. She knows exactly how she feels
about sailors. Is it B? Is the woman angry or annoyed?
Yeah, she definitely seems to be both things. We'll keep B in mind as we move on.
How about C? Is the old lady profoundly unhappy?
Well, she's not exactly bursting with joy, but it's not like she's depressed about
it. So, we say no to C. Could it be D? Stubbornness? Try plugging
it into the sentence to see if it makes any sense.
Yeah, that doesn't make sense to us either. Sorry, D, you're out.
Looks like B is the only choice left standing.
This lady is angry and annoyed at those meandering soldiers, and she doesn't care who knows