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Based on the passage, which of the following characterizes Marie’s feelings when she worries that her eyes “look like a small child screaming for help through the window of a moving car” (sentence 9)?

A B. Marie does not think she is hiding her guilt very well.

This answer choice is correct because Marie is trying to act normal in front of the cashier and is worried that she is failing at it. She worries that if the cashier were to look at her eyes, she would know that Marie is about to do something she doesn’t want to do. While answer choices (A) and (D) might be tempting, it would be an exaggeration to say that Marie is being held prisoner or forced against her will. It’s more likely that she is just the victim of peer pressure and has gotten in over her head.