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"The home... country village"

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass, 1845

Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. Cornhill: Anti-Slavery Office, 1845. Gutenberg.org. The Project Gutenberg, 10 Jan. 2006. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

Based on the passage as a whole, lines 1-2 (“The home…country village”) can best be described as

A

a subjective description that illustrates an idyllic setting.

B

an objective description that provides detail about setting.

C

an ironic description that conceals the brutality of the setting.

D

an embellished description that overstates the size of the setting.

E

a cryptic description that hints at the mystery of the setting.