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Rhetorical Feature of Line 14

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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.

Which of the following is a notable rhetorical feature of line 14 (“A great… great nation”)?

A

The compound subject “A great people” refers to all those living in the West.

B

The auxiliary verb “been” suggests the confusion on how to respond.

C

The singular verb “has” modifies a plural subject to suggest national unity.

D

The verb “moved” suggests both emotional and physical dislocation.

E

The adjective “great” refers to the nation’s elite fighting forces.