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Argument Strategies in "Death of John Brown"

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On the Death of John Brown, William Lloyd Garrison, 1859

William Lloyd Garrison gave this tribute in 1859 to John Brown of Kansas, a militant abolitionist who attempted to use force to free the slaves in the South. Brown was captured after he and a group of men seized the Federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, was tried and executed for treason, murder, and inciting slaves to rebellion.

Garrison, William Lloyd. "On the Death of John Brown." Boston. 2 Dec. 1859. Historyplace.com. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

The author's methods of argument in the speech include which of the following?

I. Reinforcing a case with a logical argument.
II. Establishing ethos by calling on a higher power.
III. Creating pathos through the use of powerful diction.

A

I only.

B

I and II only.

C

I and III only.

D

II and III only.

E

I, II, and III.