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The Final Paragraph

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Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963

King, Martin Luther, Jr. "Letter From a Birmingham Jail." Letter to Bishop C. C. J. Carpenter, Bishop Joseph A. Durick, Rabbi Milton L. Grafman, Bishop Nolan B. Harmon, The Rev. George H. Murray, The Rev. Edward V. Ramage, The Rev. Earl Stallings. 16 Apr. 1963. Kinginstitute.stanford.edu. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

The final paragraph (lines 83-91) primarily serves to

A

arrange a future meeting for future discussions.

B

close out the message on a note of hope.

C

provide final commentary on just governments.

D

deride the audience with sarcastic remarks and puns.

E

appeal to the sentimentality of the audience.