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They laughed at his wild excess of speech, of feeling, and of gesture. They were silent before the maniac fury of his sprees, which occurred almost punctually every two months, and lasted two or three days. They picked him foul and witless from the cobbles, and brought him home . . . . And always they handled him with tender care, feeling something strange and proud and glorious lost in [him]. . . . He was a stranger to them: no one—not even Eliza—ever called him by his first name. He was—and remained thereafter—"Mister" Gant. . . .

Based on this excerpt, what can be inferred about Oliver’s neighbors?

A. They spread gossip about his unusual conduct.
B. They consider him a talented man and good friend.
C. They think he is a bit peculiar, yet they revere him.
D. They worry about his excessive behaviors.

1 Answer

  • Based on this excerpt, what can be inferred about Oliver's neighbors is C. they think he is a bit peculiar, yet they revere him.
    You can see this in the abstract because they say they find his behavior quite odd, and sometimes don't even understand him, or may be afraid of him, yet when he is in trouble, everybody takes care of him and everyone is actually there for him.
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