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The Sun Also Rises

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What Does Hard-Boiled Mean?

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This was Brett, that I had felt like crying about. Then I thought of her walking up the street and stepping into the car, as I had last seen her, and of course in a little while I felt like hell again. It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing.”

What does "hard-boiled" mean in the above quotation?

Select ALL that apply:

A

Daring.

B

Unfeeling.

C

Cynical.

D

Sentimental.

E

Stoic.