It can be inferred from the passage that the author believes which of the following about critical controversy? A. When critics disagree vigorously about how to read a literacy work, that very disagreement is some evidence of the work's significance. B. Scholarly argument concerning a literary work is likely to be less spirited if the work has always been valued by scholars in the past. C. Heated debate concerning a literacy work ought to be resolved quickly by a concerted effort among scholars to assess the work objectively. D. Although critical controversy about a literary work usually results in some degree of overstatement, it constitutes the strongest evidence that the work is valued by the reading public. E. When a work is praised by critics at its publication, it is unlikely to remain popular among critics of later generations.