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Which phrases tell the reader that the story takes place in the past?
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“The last graveyard flowers were blooming, and their smell drifted across the cotton field and through every room in our house…”
“It’s strange that all this is still so clear to me, now that the summer has long since fled and time has had its way.”
“The flower garden prim, the house a gleaming white, and the pale fence across the yard stands straight and spruce.”
“But sometimes (like right now), as I sit in the cool, green-draped parlor, the grindstone begins to turn…”
“And time with all its changes is ground away — and I remember Doodle.”