AP English Literature: What Do You Mean "Old Fashioned"?

The phrase "old-fashioned eyes" (line 11) is best interpreted to mean that the robbers

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do old fashion eyes are to go to eleven Here

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get in the particle of me to make sure all's

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asleep Old fashioned I's not easy to surprise Clever rhyming

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there Well the key here is the following line Not

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easy to surprise This line suggests the robbers were good

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at their robbing which provides clarity for the phrase old

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fashioned you know like a donut Unlike iPhones eyes don't

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get up states or new software every year so they

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can't literally be old fashioned They can however the experienced

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when it comes to you know people Especially when they're

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owned by a guy named Tom Okay well the correct

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answer Yeah it's d They're experienced criminals Old eyes Yeah

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Alright Loser bowl here Well because one of the criminals

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is not easy to surprise It's doubtful that he needs

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corrective lenses Gotta love that Get to be on the

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speaker mentions that one handles the tools but apart from

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that no mention is made of their methods So get

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rid of C or technology Get rid of a like

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James Bond ripping off the place for his eyes to

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be old fashioned while the robber would have to have

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been in the robbing game for a while not simply

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be imitating his mentor So get rid of E and

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that's it The answer is D is in D'Oh