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Mr. Stevens receives help from a “batman to a colonel gone civvy” when Mr. Farraday’s Ford gets overheated. The batman recognizes the name “Darlington Hall,” referring to it as Lord Darlington’s place.

Mr. Stevens interjects rather too quickly that it is “now the house of Mr. John Farraday, and American gentleman.” Why?

A

He is proud that he is a butler to a wealthy American.

B

He is embarrassed that he is a butler to a wealthy American.

C

He wants to avoid talking about Lord Darlington.

D

He is annoyed at the batman’s curiosity.

E

He is in a hurry to leave.

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