How would the author of the passage rebut the contention that the reader can arbitrarily impute negative qualities or characteristics to the writer? A. The writer, through his or her works, is the one who creates a fabricated image of him- or herself. B. The reader can be mistaken in his or her perception of the writer's inner life. C. Often the author is very similar to the person he or she projects on the page. D. The writer changes too often for a reader to have a solid grasp as to who the writer really was. E. Our figments can often misrepresent the writer's literary aims.