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  "David Swan" is set: (A) in a big city, (B) on a farm, or (C) along a well-traveled road?

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Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story "David Swan " is set along a well-travelled road, or "Answer C." While traveling by foot to Boston to go work at the counter of his uncle's grocery store, David stops at a recess in the midst of a "little tuft of maples." Away from the harsh rays of the summer sun and the dust of the road, David falls into a deep sleep. While he naps, several other people pass by him: a gentleman and lady in a carriage who comment that he is sleeping the...

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