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Purpose of John's Speech

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Of the Coming of John, W. E. B. Du Bois, 1903

Du Bois, W. E. B. "Chapter 13 - Of the Coming of John." The Souls of Black Folk. Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1903. N. pag. Etc.usf.edu. Lit2Go. Web. 4 May 2016.

Which of the following is true of John's speech in lines 56-77?

A

He speaks truths that his audience fully understands.

B

He suggests that the community could do more to help one another.

C

He is more interested in promoting his own achievements than the achievements of others.

D

He shows understanding of his audience and calls for unity among all the townspeople.

E

He urges productive action in his community, but fails to communicate his ideas effectively.