It can be inferred from the passage that Tompkins would be most likely to agree with which of the following about the critics mentioned in the passage? A. They accurately characterize the overall result Fern is aiming to achieve. B. They are not as dismissive of Fern as some feminist critics have suggested. C. They exaggerate the extent to which Fern intended her writing to serve a social purpose. D. They wrongly assume that sentimental must be a pejorative term. E. They fail to recognize the role that sentimental rhetoric plays to reader's emotions.