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Reference in Line 1 of "Kitchenette Building"

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"Kitchenette Building" by Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000)

Brooks, Gwendolyn. "Kitchenette Building." Poetry Foundation. Poetry Foundation, n.d. Web. 16 June 2016.

Why would the speakers refer to themselves as “things”?

A

Their existence is completely meaningless.

B

They are unable to think for themselves.

C

Their place in life is chosen for them.

D

They do not recognize their own ability to make a change.

E

They are imprisoned within their confines.