• kenzie.09
Which conclusion can you draw from the passage? The narrator convinced both his parents to allow him to travel to Paris. The narrator would have to delay his travel to Paris. The narrator’s mother managed to convince him to cancel his travel plans. The narrator’s mother would travel with him to Paris
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  • kenzie.09
The Bright Face of Danger by Robert Neilson Stephens and H. C. Edwards (excerpt) I turned from Mlle. Celeste's look of incredulous wonderment, and went off through the woods, with swifter strides than I usually took, to our chateau. Of course I dared not tell my parents my reason for wishing to go to Paris. It was enough, to my mother at least, that I should desire to go on any account. The best way in which I could put my resolution to them, which I did that very afternoon, on the terrace where I found them sitting, was thus: "I have been thinking how little I know of the world. It is true, you have taken me to Paris; but I was only a lad then, and what I saw was with a lad's eyes and under your guidance. I am now twenty-two, and many a man at that age has begun to make his own career. To be worthy of my years, of my breeding, of my name, I ought to know something of life from my own experience. So I have resolved, with your permission, my dear father and mother, to go to Paris and see what I may see." My mother had turned pale as soon as she saw the drift of my speech, and was for putting every plea in the way. But my father, though he looked serious, seemed not displeased. We talked upon the matter—as to how long I should wish to stay in Paris, whether I had thought of aiming at any particular career there, and of such things. I said I had formed no plans nor hopes: these might or might not come after I had arrived in Paris and looked about me. But see something of the world I must, if only that I might not be at disadvantage in conversation afterward. It was a thing I could afford, for on the attainment of my majority my father had made over to me the income of a portion of our estate, a small enough revenue indeed, but one that looked great in my eyes. He could not now offer any reasonable objection to my project, and he plead my cause with my mother, without whose consent I should not have had the heart to go. Indeed, knowing what her dread had always been, and seeing the anxious love in her eyes as she now regarded me, I almost wavered. But of course she was won over, as women are, though what tears her acquiescence caused her afterwards when she was alone I did not like to think upon.
  • mathmale
sorry to disappoint you, kenzie, but I must tell you that you have posted this question in the wrong place. There's an English section that would be the appropriate place. If you don't already know how to get to that section, click on the blight blue rectangular box in the upper, left-hand corner of the screen and then select English. Thank you and good luck.
  • Iknowwhoyouare
kenzie haisten?

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