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Sentiments of Story

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Girl, Jamaica Kincaid

Kincaid, Jamaica. "Girl." N.p.: n.p., n.d. N. pag. The New Yorker. 19 June 1978. Web. 22 Nov. 2016.

The sentiments expressed in "Girl" are close to those expressed in which of the following quotations from other writers?

A

"I wonder if my smile was as big as hers. Maybe as big. But not as beautiful." -Benjamin Alire Saenz.

B

"But mothers lie. It's in their job description." -John Green.

C

"Some mothers are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same, and most mothers kiss and scold together." -Pearl S. Buck.

D

"A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary." -Dorothy Canfield Fisher.

E

"Mothers are all slightly insane." -JD Salinger.