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Which of the following passages most clearly reflects the lack of care or interest the older boys have in the youngest ones?

A

"The decrease in size, from Ralph down, was gradual; and though there was a dubious region inhabited by Simon and Robert and Maurice, nevertheless no one had any difficulty in recognizing biguns at one end and littluns at the other."

B

"The undoubted littluns, those aged about six, led a quite distinct, and at the same time intense, life of their own."

C

"They obeyed the summons of the conch, partly because Ralph blew it, and he was big enough to be a link with the adult world of authority; and partly because they enjoyed the entertainment of the assemblies."

D

"The smaller boys were known now by the generic title of 'littluns.'"

E

"But otherwise they seldom bothered with the biguns and their passionately emotional and corporate life was their own."

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