GRE Reading Comprehension: JiJing 352-GRE阅读机经352篇 - KYCOH8Y0ZDG6257LJ

The author of the passage mentions "William Attaway, Chester Himes and Willard Motley" primarily in order to A. suggest that critics may have been more accepting of pretest fiction by African American writers when that fiction did not directly address African Americans' experience B. illustrate a point about African American novelists' success in presenting subject matter not usually associated with African American literature. C. distinguish a view about African American literature held by certain African American writers of the 1930s and 1940s from a view held by many earlier writers. D. challenge some critics' view that African American novelists sacrificed an important source of power in their work when they chose to focus on White characters E. support the point that Baldwin's exclusive focus on White characters in Giovanni's Room was not an unprecedented choice for an African American novelist.