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Function of Rhetorical Questions in "Letter to President Pierce"

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Letter to President Pierce, Chief Seattle, 1855

Chief Seattle. "Letter to President Pierce." Letter to President Pierce. 1855. N.p.: n.p., n.d. N. pag. Context.org. 1996. Web. 11 Mar. 2016.

What is the primary function of the rhetorical questions in lines 32-38?

A

To demonstrate that the author no longer believes the white man to be responsible for his actions.

B

To challenge the white man's assertion that progress is necessary.

C

To convey the author's feeling of lasting animosity.

D

To question the Native Americans' values and beliefs.

E

To add a sense of sarcasm to the passage.