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Diction in Paragraph 4 in "Tear Down This Wall"

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Tear Down This Wall, Ronald Reagan, 1987

Reagan, Ronald. "Tear Down This Wall." Brandenburg Gate, West Berlin. 12 June 1987. Historyplace.com. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

In context, the use of the words "gash" (line 33) and "scar" (line 46) convey the author's

A

loss of hope based on past events.

B

desire to maintain the status quo.

C

acceptance of the domination of others.

D

disapproval of a repressive state.

E

description of the world as an evil place.