The author of the passage would probably consider which of the following situations to be most analogous to the critics' viewpoint as it is described in the highlighted sentence? A. Avant-garde movies with complicated storylines are deemed cinematically superior works to Hollywood blockbusters with straightforward narratives. B. Scientific journals are thought of as providing coverage of natural events that is inferior to that provided by nature documentaries. C. Poetry is considered superior literature to prose because it is shorter, and therefore the message it conveys is more easily understood. D. Political diatribes are viewed as falling outside the accepted literary canon because they are too controversial. E. A movie version of a popular novel is considered artistically superior to the original.