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Opinions of John's Behavior

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Of the Coming of John, W. E. B. Du Bois, 1903

Du Bois, W. E. B. "Chapter 13 - Of the Coming of John." The Souls of Black Folk. Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1903. N. pag. Etc.usf.edu. Lit2Go. Web. 4 May 2016.

Which of the following BEST describes the difference between the black and white townspeople's opinion of John's behavior in lines 32-39?

A

The black townspeople are uninterested in the reasons for his behavior; the white townspeople show greater concern.

B

The black townspeople state a truth, while the white townspeople are deceptive.

C

The black townspeople are positive, while the white townspeople are negative.

D

The black townspeople recognize his behavior, while the white townspeople see its probable effect.

E

The black townspeople defend his behavior, but the white townspeople renounce it.