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Daniel Webster's Personality

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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, Mark Twain, 1867

What is the effect of calling Daniel Webster "modest and straightforward" (line 132)?

A

It provides human personality traits to a frog.

B

It contextualizes a previous anecdote.

C

It furthers support Smiley's gambling habits.

D

It compares the frog to a trustworthy man.