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Mr. Stevens describes disapprovingly how some employers tended to display their butlers as a kind a “kind of performing monkey” at house parties.

What is the significance of this comment as it pertains to his long service as a butler for Lord Darlington?


It shows Mr. Stevens’s self-respect and dignity.


Mr. Stevens never faced such humiliation.


Mr. Stevens knew that Mr. Marshall had once been ill-treated precisely in this way.


Miss Kenton saw nothing wrong with such things.


Mr. Stevens was himself once such an object of ridicule.

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