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Rhetorically Significant Feature of Line 35

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Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau, Henry David. "Civil Disobedience." 1849. The Thoreau Reader. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Aug. 2016.

In context, what is rhetorically significant about the sentence “It is excellent, we must all allow” (line 35)?

A

The author concedes the legitimacy of a counterargument.

B

The author uses a pronoun that lacks an antecedent.

C

The author blends statements and commands into a single sentence.

D

The author establishes the limitations of his own ideology.

E

The author speaks from the perspective of his opposition.