Read the excerpt from the Nathanial Hawthorne story “Rappaccini's Daughter.” These reminiscences (memories) and associations…caused Giovanni to sigh heavily, as he looked around the desolate and ill-furnished apartment. Which of the following best paraphrases the excerpt? A. Giovanni remembered the great apartment he used to live in. B. These memories made Giovanni feel sad as he looked around the empty apartment. C. Giovanni felt sick as he looked at his furniture. D. Old memories made Giovanni sigh with contentment.

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