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Follow the link to read the first chapter of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s work Half of a Yellow Sun made available on "The New York Times" website). Read the whole chapter, then answer the questions. Excerpts specific to each question are included in the question.

In the first two paragraphs, the contrast between Ugwu’s life in the village and "Master’s” life at the University is established by all of the following lines EXCEPT:


"but he is a good man."


“you will even eat meat every day.”


“streets so smooth and tarred.”


“the bungalows here were painted the color of the sky.”


“hedges...trimmed so flat on top that they looked like tables wrapped with leaves.”

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