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Nobel Prize Address, William Faulkner, 1950

Faulkner, William. "Banquet Speech." Nobel Banquet. City Hall, Stockholm. 10 Dec. 1950. Nobelprize.org. Web. 25 Apr. 2016.

Lines 4-5 (“create out…exist before”) can best be described as

A

a direct illustration of the pride that plagues most human ambitions.

B

a metaphorical representation of the subject matter for enduring art.

C

a hyperbolic overstatement of a common superstition.

D

a clear acknowledgement of the need for religion and spirituality in everyday affairs.

E

a humble concession that all artists require external inspiration.

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