Texas EOC English 2: 1.3 Understanding and Analysis Across Genres

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Test PrepTexas EOC II
Texas EOCUnderstanding and Analysis Across Genres
Texas EOC Level IITexas EOC English II

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right in the beginning of paragraph to the narrator says

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that she cannot repeat the first sentence to a living

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soul in order to what And here the pencil answers

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brother All right we're going to have to do a

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little reading between the lines If you want to get

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into the mind of our narrator So let's kick this

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off by mixing option c Now the narrator does seem

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a little insecure about her opinions especially on the subject

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of whether or not she's depressed in hysterical but that's

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not the reason she can't repeat her story to another

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living person Well dee won't do the trick either Narrator

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isn't trying to emphasize that she could trust and confide

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in her husband It seems like she could only trust

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and confide in her words now dead paper Oh and

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you know all the people who read this story over

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the years He is attempting answer because the narrator is

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sharing a secret but this option this is something that's

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more important is the only choice that totally gets it

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The narrator tells us how her husband is a respected

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doctor Who's declared that she's not really sick in the

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time period in which this passage was written it was

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not okay for a woman to go around town questioning

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her husband especially when it had to do with his

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professional judgment But hey at least the paper she's writing 00:01:31.3 --> [endTime] on one question Her sanity