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Multiple Functions of Lines 2-4

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9/11 Address, George W. Bush

Bush, George W., Jr. "9/11 Address to the Nation." N.p., 11 Sept. 2001. Web. 17 Aug. 2016.

Based on the speech as a whole, lines 2-4 (“Today, our…terrorist attacks”) function in all of the following ways EXCEPT

A

to provide exposition on the events of the speech.

B

to set up the speech’s primary contrast.

C

to acknowledge the attack’s wide-reaching effects.

D

to establish credibility with the audience.

E

to encourage a peaceful response to violent acts.