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May-Day Dance

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
The following excerpt is from a novel set in England in the late 19th century.

Hardy, Thomas. Tess of the D'Urbervilles : A Pure Woman. New York: Harper & Bros., 1892. HathiTrust Digital Library. Web. 23 Mar. 2016.

All of the following are true of the May-Day dance EXCEPT:

A

It is performed by only women.

B

It is performed by women and men.

C

Those who perform it wear white.

D

It is a tradition that has been around for a long time.