The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Copy-Cat & Other Stories by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman:|
lazy," said Eliza.
Then the Reverend Silas joined in. "You should
have more sense of responsibility toward your broth-
er, your only brother, Annie," he said, in his deep
"It was after two o'clock when you went out,"
"And all you had to do was the dinner-dishes, and
there were very few to-day," said Jane.
Then Annie turned with a quick, cat-like motion.
Her eyes blazed under her brown toss of hair. She