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"Were mankind... of wounds"

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On War, James Boswell, 1777

Boswell, James. "On War." Thegentlereader.net. The Gentle Reader, n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

Which of the following best describes the relationship of content to form in the sentence “Were mankind…of wounds” (lines 4-25)?

A

The sentence’s many clauses suggests the litany of war’s mismatched justifications and consequences.

B

The sentence’s disjointed clauses suggest that war is not a rational behavior.

C

The sentence’s frequent punctuation suggests the shattered psyche of the soldier.

D

The sentence’s wordiness suggests that war is often accompanied by political rhetoric.

E

The sentence’s lack of action verbs suggests the futility of violent behavior.