GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - 4OE3ZIL742FW85RPA

"RESIGNATION", an English word the French novelist Christian Oster would no doubt appreciate, presents an elegant paradox: in one sense, it indicates a bold step, a cleaving of oneself from an attachment grown onerous; in another, it's the height of ____________, an acquiescence to fate. A. sham B. fissure C. desperation D. passivity E. maturity