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Inferences About Audience

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Campaign Speech - Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936
During the 1936 campaign for the American Presidency, President Roosevelt answered the attacks on the New Deal with verve, as in the Chicago speech of October 14, an excerpt of which is reprinted below.

Roosevelt, Franklin D. "Campaign Speech Chicago, October 14, 1936." Great Speeches. Ed. John Grafton. Dover Thrift ed. New York: Dover Publications, 1999. 52-56. Print.

What can we infer about the audience based on lines 17-19?

A

It is comprised of people from a variety of socioeconomic classes.

B

It is comprised mostly of upper class businessmen.

C

It is comprised mostly of working class citizens.

D

It is comprised mostly of men.