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Read the following passage and answer the question based on it below:
Why should an artist attempt to concentrate his experience of life in a unique work of art? No final answer can be given, but two possible reasons suggest themselves. Man seems always to have preferred order to disorder. His whole progress on earth has been a struggle to this end. Everything he has done, from the creation of vast empires to the growing of small gardens, has been a triumph, in greater or lesser degree, of order over chaos. To help control his own thought, the sudden surprises of his limitless mind, he has had to invent Language. As each new thing appears, whether it be an idea or an object, he gives it a name and thus brings it into line with the things he already understands. And he has invented for himself more than one kind of language. There is a language of painting, a language of architecture, or mathematics- to name but three each has its own special symbols, its own form of logic; and each enables him to express some of the myriad thoughts that crowd his mind. high among the languages of man is the language of music.
By naming objects or ideas, man was able to

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A) comprehend less and less the things around and about him

B) clarify things and correlate them wit facts already known

C) allow an area of complete confusion to develop in language

D) make visual impressions for more important than ever before.


The correct answer is A.


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