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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.

Based on the passage as a whole, which of the following statements best characterizes the author’s stance towards the “writer’s duty” (line 46)?

A

Good writing emphasizes chaos over order.

B

Good writing comes most naturally from manual laborers.

C

Good writing requires hard work and perseverance to produce.

D

Good writing promotes political ideologies.

E

Good writing privileges the here-and-now over the eternal.

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