Which of these best describes sorrentino's use of authorial reticence in “there's a man in the habit of hitting me on the head with an umbrella"? the narrator refuses to go to the police. the man with the umbrella never eats or sleeps. the man with the umbrella falls down with one punch. the narrator acts as though the situation is completely normal.
D. The narrator acts as though the situation is completely normal.
The use of authorial reticence in the story is seen from how the narrator so easily shrugs off the man hitting him with the umbrella, eventually dismissing it as normal and even welcoming it into his life, despite the situation's absurdity.