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Description in First Paragraph of "Everyday Use"

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"Everyday Use" by Alice Walker (1944- )

Walker, Alice. "Everyday Use." Perrine's Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense. 10th ed. Eds. Thomas R. Arp and Greg Johnson. Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2009. 166-168. Print.

The description of the yard in the first paragraph (lines 1-6) serves to

I. Justify the features of the property, which the narrator knows Dee does not find “comfortable.”
II. Demonstrate an aspect of their lives that the narrator and Maggie can control.
III. Highlight the attachment that the narrator has to the everyday practice of her life.

A

II only.

B

III only.

C

I and II.

D

II and III.

E

I, II, and III.