Question

In line 55, the author uses the word "plug" primarily to emphasize her feeling that ___________________________________.

A

The conversational void was nearly intolerable

B

The boarding school had been highly overrated

C

Her mother had gone too far in promoting her

D

Her mother's words and actions were entirely at odds

E

The interviewers' praise would prove to be insincere

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Solution

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Correct option is C)

To plug someone or something is the informal way to mention (a product, event, or establishment) publicly in order to promote it. The narrator thought that her mother had gone too far in promoting her by narrating this story from her childhood. Hence, Option C is correct.
The rest of the options are neither mentioned nor implied by the passage. Hence these options are incorrect.

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