GRE Reading Comprehension: JiJing 352-GRE阅读机经352篇 - 87521SMQ9GEM5797J

The passage mentions the "scandalous memoirs" that were written prior to the Romantic period primarily in order to A. indicate an alternative account of the origins of biography B. compare these memoirs to Romantic biography C. explain how biography became ubiquitous in British culture D. question the ideological significance accorded to biography E. suggest that biographies were not as popular as memoirs