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Question: 99F. Scott Fitzgerald was a prominent American writer of the twentieth century. This passage comes from one of hisshort stories and tells the story of a young John Unger leaving home for boarding school. John T. Unger came froma family that had been well known in Hades a small town on the Mississippi River for several generations. JohnÆsfather had held the amateur golf championship through many a heated contest; Mrs. Unger was known "from hot-box to hot-bed," as the local phrase went, for her political addresses; and young John T. Unger, who had justturned sixteen, had danced all the latest dances from New York before he put on long trousers. And now, for acertain time, he was to be away from home. That respect for a New England education which is the bane of allprovincial places, which drains them yearly of their most promising young men, had seized upon his parents.Nothing would suit them but that he should go to St. Midass School near BostonHades was too small to hold theirdarling and gifted son. Now in Hadesas you know if you ever have been there the names of the more fashionablepreparatory schools and colleges mean very little. The inhabitants have been so long out of the world that, thoughthey make a show of keeping up-to-date in dress and manners and literature, they depend to a great extent onhearsay, and a function that in Hades would be considered elaborate would doubtless be hailed by a Chicago beef-princess as "perhaps a little tacky." John T. Unger was on the eve of departure. Mrs. Unger, with maternal fatuity,packed his trunks full of linen suits and electric fans, and Mr. Unger presented his son with an asbestos pocket-book stuffed with money. "Remember, you are always welcome here," he said. "You can be sure, boy, that weÆllkeep the home fires burning." "I know," answered John huskily. "DonÆt forget who you are and where you comefrom," continued his father proudly, "and you can do nothing to harm you. You are an Ungerùfrom Hades." So theold man and the young shook hands, and John walked away with tears streaming from his eyes. Ten minutes laterhe had passed outside the city limits and he stopped to glance back for the last time. Over the gates the old-fashioned Victorian motto seemed strangely attractive to him. His father had tried time and time again to have itchanged to something with a little more push and verve about it, such as "HadesùYour Opportunity," or else a plain"Welcome" sign set over a hearty handshake pricked out in electric lights. The old motto was a little depressing,Mr. Unger had thoughtbut now. So John took his look and then set his face resolutely toward his destination. And,as he turned away, the lights of Hades against the sky seemed full of a warm and passionate beauty. From theconversation between John and his father in paragraphs 36, it can be inferred that John feelsA. rejected and angry.B. melancholic but composed.C. impassive and indifferent.D. resigned but filled with dread.E. relieved but apprehensive.n never enjoyed linen suits or electric fans.

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Term
Fall
Professor
Mohammad Alizadeh
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Trigraph, John T Unger

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