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E Unibus Pluram: Television and U.S. Fiction, David Foster Wallace

Wallace, David Foster. "E Unibus Pluram: Television and U.S. Fiction." - Free Online Library. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Aug. 2016.

Which of the following describes the different use of the quotation marks from line 19 (“vast wasteland”) and lines 21-22 (“live studio audience”)?

A

The first acknowledges conventional wisdom; the second implies sarcasm.

B

The first borrows words from a famous figure; the second mimics television jargon.

C

The first promotes cynical criticism; the second offers supportive commentary.

D

The first suggests insincerity; the second indicates the author’s true belief.

E

The first speaks colloquially; the second communicates formally.

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