The author's attitude concerning the history of ancient textile production can most accurately be described as

David on January 30, 2016


What passage in the article best shows the attitude of the author. I'm having problems distinguishing between the optimistic and satisfied attitude answers


Mehran on February 5, 2016

Hi @dfolave, thanks for your question. There is just no textual support for answer choice (D)--what evidence is there in the passage that "recent scholarly advances will attract increasing numbers of researchers"? The entire passage is designed to establish the "considerable progress" that has been made in this field. Consider, for example, lines 19-22; lines 26-33; lines 42-44.

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