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Reference to Raymond Chandler

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The Santa Ana, from Los Angeles Notebook, Joan Didion

Didion, Joan. "Los Angeles Notebook." Slouching towards Bethlehem. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1968. 217-18. Print.

The author includes a reference to Raymond Chandler in lines 30-33 primarily to

A

provide additional examples of unusual behavior during a Santa Ana period.

B

draw broad conclusions based off of a single instance.

C

foreground homicide as the primary outcome of weather disturbances.

D

develop an analogy between weather and social interactions.

E

digress about human behavior in order to obscure the essay’s main point.