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The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins, 1868

Collins, Wilkie. The Moonstone. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1868. Gutenberg.org. John Hamm and David Widger, 12 Jan. 2006. Web. 21 Apr. 2016.

The PRIMARY purpose of the passage is to

A

excoriate the cruelty of the idle rich.

B

gently lampoon the indolent rich.

C

examine the scientific pursuits of gentlefolks.

D

explain the ways the rich spend their time.

E

explicate how the middle class views the upper class.