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English , 17.02.2022 20:42

Read the excerpt from "a genetics of justice” by julia alvarez. my mother, especially, lived in terror of the consequences of living as free citizens. in new york city, before trujillo was killed, dominican exiles gathered around the young revolutionary juan bosch planning an invasion of the island. every time my father attended these meetings, my mother would get hysterical. if the sim found out about my father's activities, family members remaining behind were likely to be in danger. even our own family in new york could suffer consequences. five years earlier, in 1955, galindez, an exile anti-trujillo teaching at columbia university, had disappeared from a new york subway. the same thing could happen to us. i don't know if my father complied or just got too busy trying to make a living in this country. but after a few months of hotheaded attendance, he dropped out of these political activities and his silence deepened. which statement best analyzes how the author develops the central idea across the paragraphs? alvarez explains that her parents often disagreed about how to react to the dictatorship now that they were living in a free country alvarez explains how her father became heavily involved in anti-trujillo activities, but soon became too busy to participate in them. alvarez explains how her mother eventually convinced her father to stop attending political meetings because of the danger. alvarez explains that, although her parents reacted differently to the stress they endured, both became silent about the dictatorship.

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Alvarez explains that, although her parents reacted differently to the stress they endured, both became silent about the dictatorship is the correct answer.

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The excerpt belongs to A Genetics of Justice, a book written by American author Julia Alvarez, whose family lived i Dominican Republic at the beginning of Rafael Trujillo's dictatorship.

Alvarez explains her parents' attitude towards the situation by saying that, at the beginning, her father would participate in the meetings that planned to invade the island, while her mother would react hysterically to these actions. At the end, her mother continued reacting this way, while her father stopped attending those meetings; even though the narrator does not know for sure why, both parents become silent at the end.

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The statement that best analyzes how the author develops the central idea across the paragraphs is Alvarez explains that although her parents reacted differently to the stress they endured, both became silent about the dictatorship.

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In this excerpt from "A Genetics of Justice” by Julia Alvarez, talks about the different perspectives people had towards their new freedom and how her parents did not agree in the way they needed to act now in order to be safe, she mentions that even when her father was very active against dictatorship at the beginning he changed through time.

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