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Narrator's Tone

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The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexander Dumas
The following passage is excerpted from a novel published in 1844. Edmond Dantes, who has been falsely accused and imprisoned, meets with the inspector-general of prisons in the following scene.

Dumas, Alexandre. The Count of Monte Cristo. New York: A.L. Burt, n.d. HathiTrust Digital Library. Web. 24 Mar. 2016.

Which of the following most accurately describes the narrator's tone in line 40?

A

Approving

B

Satirical

C

Forlorn

D

Empathetic