It tells that in this culture, nobility, or being a king, does not always make one good. In the passage, the myth talks about how power can cause greed. The King in the text might have sent Agasura which wanted to kill the child. Further, with the provided footnote, this illustrated a more clear explanation of the culture.
Tony read the following passage in a myth: Young Krishna and his friends played in the fields all day as they watched the calves. One day, as they played, Agasura, an eight-mile long snake, lay down on the path. Agasura opened his mouth widely, determined to swallow Krishna and his friends. The great snake’s enormous mouth looked just like a cave. His tongue looked like a path, and his breath seemed like an eerie warm breeze. In a footnote, Tony learned that Agasura is a servant of the evil King Kamsa, who is determined to kill the child, Krishna. What useful background information does the footnote provide? A. It tells that in this culture, nobility, or being a king, does not always make one good. B. It tells that this culture has great respect for children. C. It tells that in this culture, the killing of humans is allowed. D. It tells that snakes are worshipped in this culture.