Read the following excerpt Patricia Hampl’s “The Need to Say it” and answer the question. She kept her distance from the printed word of English, but she lavished attention on her lodge newspaper which came once a month, written in the quaint nineteenth-century Czech she and her generation had brought to America before the turn of the century. Like a wedding cake saved from the feast, this language, over the years, had become a fossil, still recognized but no longer something to be put in the mouth. In the excerpt above, what is explicitly stated? The author thought the newspaper was a fossil. Grandmother lavished attention on her granddaughter. The author has been to Czechoslovakia. The newspaper was written in 1800’s style Czech.
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