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Speaker's Persona in the Message to the Troops

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Order of the Day, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1944

Eisenhower, Dwight D. "Order of the Day." Radio Message to Allied Troops before the Invasion of France. Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force, Teddington, London. 6 June 1944. Americanrhetoric.com. Web. 25 Apr. 2016.

Which of the following BEST characterizes the voice of the speaker in the passage?

A

A confident voice that is periodically reserved.

B

A threatened voice that is hostile to naysayers.

C

An anxious voice that is worrisome about loss of life.

D

A victimized voice that is bent on revenge.

E

An inquisitive voice that is concerned with root causes.