1. The speaker in the excerpt can best be described as a person who
a. has grown accustomed to lying throughout his life
b. recognized early on that lying is its own punishment
c. realized that telling lies inevitably results in an increasingly large web of deception
d. understands the importance of telling people what they want to hear
e. realized early on that his lies might go undetected by other people but never by Jesus
2. In paragraph 2, what is the principal rhetorical function of the sentence, “I believed her”?
3. Paragraph 3 contains all of the following except
4. Which of the following is an example of irony?