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The correct answer choice is (A).
This is a Global Reference, Author's Perspective question. We are being asked what the author would be most likely to agree with. In a question like this, the correct answer needs to be supported by the passage but could come from anywhere in the passage. It helps to remember that the author's general viewpoint is that poetry and fiction do not need to be rigidly separated. But often the correct answer in an Author's Perspective question ends up being something less obvious.
Answer choice (A): This is the correct answer choice. Though the author discusses how Dove blends the poetry and fiction genres, the author would still agree that each of Dove's works can be classified as primarily poetry or primarily fiction. In the last paragraph, the author discusses how Dove's poetry can be "regarded as lyric narrative" (lines 41-42) and "her fiction, though undeniably prose" uses "poetic rhythms and elliptical expression" (lines 52-54). The author still clearly delineates between Dove's poetry and fiction, even as he describes the ways in which she blends the two.
Answer choice (B): The author never states that the value of lyric narrative lies only in its representation of a sequence of events and not its ability to evoke inner states.
Answer choice (C): In paragraph 2, the author presents Dove as one example of a recent trend toward writers blending fiction and poetry. The author does not describe her as being without precedent.
Answer choice (D): The author never states that narrative using lyrical language is superior to pure lyric poetry. The author does not think that fiction and poetry need to be rigidly separated, but does not state that blended genre forms are superior to the pure genre forms.
Answer choice (E): The author does not discuss whether or not writers who are able to work within both poetry and fiction also crossover to other dramas.