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Read the following excerpt from A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf: [A]ny woman born with a great gift in

Read the following excerpt from A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf:
[A]ny woman born with a great gift in the sixteenth century would certainly have gone crazed, shot herself, or ended her days in some lonely cottage outside the village, half witch, half wizard, feared and mocked at. For it needs little skill in psychology to be sure that a happily gifted girl who had tried to use her gift for poetry would have been so thwarted and hindered by other people.
Which statement best states the idea that this excerpt s to develop?
A. Historians have glossed over women’s achievements.
B. Emotions have prevented women from success.
C. Men have conspired to keep women powerless.
D. Society has held women back from greatness.

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