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Annoying Diction in Chapter Three

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Which of the following passages from chapter three uses the BEST diction to indicate Katniss’ annoyance?

A

“The moment the anthem ends, we are taken into custody. I don’t mean we’re handcuffed or anything, but a group of Peacekeepers marches us through the front door of the Justice Building.”

B

“Another year, they tossed everybody into a landscape of nothing but boulders and sand and scruffy bushes. I particularly hated that year. Many contestants were bitten by venomous snakes or went insane from thirst.”

C

“I’ve been right not to cry. The station was swarming with reporters with their insectlike cameras trained directly on my face.”

D

“I follow her through the narrow, rocking corridor into a dining room with polished paneled walls. There’s a table where all the dishes are highly breakable.”

E

“I make a point of eating the rest of my meal with my fingers. Then I wipe my hands on the tablecloth. This makes her purse her lips tightly together.”