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Function of phrase in line 44 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 the context of the passage, the phrase "every man is a German" (line 44) functions to

A

narrow the point made in the preceding paragraph.

B

create an example to prove an earlier point.

C

shift the focus from the past to the present.

D

demonstrate a solution to a problem.

E

expand the president's main idea.