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Read the excerpt from Zora Neale Hurston’s “John Redding Goes to Sea.” "Cose you allus tries tuh know mo' than me, but Ah ain't so ign'rant. Ah knows a heap mahself. Many and many's the people been drove outa their senses by conjuration, or rid tuh deat' by witches."

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    Why does Zora Neale Hurston use nonstandard English in this excerpt? A)to emphasize the relationship between John and his parents B)to provide a historical context in which the events occur C)to portray the dialect of African Americans during the period D)to reflect the mixed emotions John’s mother has about her child

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