Mary Anne was up early. She woke up everyone else in the house and hurried them through their breakfast. She waited impatiently while the rest of the family took a dreadfully long time to dress. Didn’t they understand that this was the most exciting day of the year? Finally, everyone was ready. She hurried ahead of them as they walked to the front of the parade. Quickly, she found her place on the bleachers and waited for the New Year’s parade to begin.
Which narrative technique does the author use most often to develop the characters and story?
A) description B) dialogue C) pacing D) setting