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read the following passage from the poem "eve to her daughters"
it was not i who began it
turned out into draughty caves,
hungry so often, having to work for our bread,
hearing the children whining,
i was nevertheless not unhappy.
where adam went i was fairly contented to go.
i adapted myself to the punishment: it was my life.

which word best describes the speaker's tone in these lines?
a) blunt
b) doubting
c) pessimistic***
d) sarcastic
i think it's c, am i right?

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  1. Yes, c.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. I only see bluntness. I think she is being stark blunt

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    bobpursley
  3. I see your point.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. I agree -- blunt!

    where adam went i was fairly contented to go.
    i adapted myself to the punishment: it was my life

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    Writeacher
  5. I agree with blunt, too.

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  6. what is the tone of the speaker?

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  7. so it’s blunt..? o.0

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