I hurried out with him and got him a bicycle, and he flew off down Sixteenth Street on it, his legs so short that his feet

I hurried out with him and got him a bicycle, and he flew off down Sixteenth Street on it, his legs so short that his feet could only follow the pedals half way round. I went back to my chambers to wait. . . . The authors’ most likely purpose for including the image in paragraph 8 is to

A.

add comic relief

B.

emphasize the innocence of the children

C.

evoke nostalgia in the reader

D.

present a satirical image reflecting the conflict

E.

add credibility to the subject of this piece

Please explain why as well

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  1. B. emphasizes the innocence of the children.

    Explanation:

    In Ben B. Lindsey's (the author) story, he reflects the innocence of children of how they try to paddle the bicycle with small feet.

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