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When Elie speaks of the ghetto, he notes that "Little by little life returned to 'normal.'"

What is the function of the quotation marks around "normal"? Choose all that apply.

A

The quotation marks indicate that Elie is quoting a word his father says.

B

The quotation marks emphasize the ironic meaning of "normal."

C

The quotation marks emphasize that life has truly returned to "normal," acceptable routine.

D

The quotation marks show Elie's disgust with ghetto life.

E

The quotation marks reveal that the Jews feel safe, or "normal," behind the barbed wire surrounding the ghettos.

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