Which statement best explains what the word choice in this excerpt reveals about crusoe? a. the phrase "grown very old and crazy" reveals that crusoe believes that he is losing his humanity. b. the phrase "sat always at my right hand" reveals that crusoe is preoccupied with mastery. c. the phrase "no species to multiply" reveals that crusoe doesn't believe lesser cultures should reproduce. d. the phrase "i dined too, all alone" reveals that crusoe feels isolated and abandoned.
The correct answer is B.The phrase "sat always at my right hand" reveals that Crusoe is preoccupied with mastery.
It is noticeable that in the phrase Robinson Crusoe shows his preoccupation with mastery on the grounds that he is making an emphasis about the dog who is by his side all the time. So, he shows that he has the control and the power over his dog.
A) The phrase "undoubted right of dominion" reveals that Crusoe is preoccupied with mastery.
Explanation: In the given excerpt from "The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe" we can see Crusoe reflexiones about the similarities he has with a king, because he own the whole country, and he allowed his people to be of different religions and beliefs, by saying that he has the "undoubted right of dominion" over his land, he demonstrates his preoccupation with mastery.
B. The phrase "sat always at my right hand" reveals that Crusoe is preoccupied with mastery.
I think it might be *B*. if you read the passage it does sound as if he is either content or carefree in the excerpt
Sat always at my right hand
The statement which best explains what the word choice in this excerpt reveals about Crusoe is the following: "the phrase 'it was a merry reflection' reveals that Crusoe is happy and content" (D).
The general tone of the excerpt is positive, almost cheerful. This is indicated by the author's use of phrases like "how like a king I looked" or "it was remarkable." The fact that Crusoe finds something as neutral as his reflection "merry" also shows that he is optimistic about his current situation.