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An Ideal Pupil

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In Chapter 4, what is the little boy's motivation for asking to learn a verse of a Psalm rather than receive a gingerbread-nut?

A

He learns how to read by memorizing the words repeated to him.

B

Mr. Brocklehurst has threatened to beat any child who prefers earthly possessions to the Bible.

C

His mother read Psalms to him before she died.

D

Reading the Psalms helps alleviate his insomnia.

E

He knows Mr. Brocklehurst will reward him with two gingerbread-nuts if he asks for a Psalm.