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Regionalism in "The Outcasts of Poker Flat"

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Which excerpt gives the reader a sense of the regional aspects of the story?

A

“But at the head of the gulch, on one of the largest pine trees, they found the deuce of clubs pinned to the bark with a bowie knife.”

B

“Two or three men, conversing earnestly together, ceased as he approached, and exchanged significant glances.”

C

“Mr. Oakhurst received his sentence with philosophic calmness, none the less coolly that he was aware of the hesitation of his judges.”

D

"He bestirred himself in dusting his black clothes, washing his hands and face, and other acts characteristic of his studiously neat habits, and for a moment forgot his annoyance.”

E

“It was one of the peculiarities of that mountain climate that its rays diffused a kindly warmth over the wintry landscape, as if in regretful commiseration of the past.”