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On the Death of Martin Luther King, Robert F. Kennedy

Kennedy, Robert Fitzgerald. "On the Death of Martin Luther King Jr." The History Place. N.p., 4 Apr. 1968. Web. 17 Aug. 2016.

The interjection “yeah, it’s true” in line 50 can BEST be understood as

A

an acknowledgment of the audience’s tacit assumptions.

B

an abrupt tonal switch.

C

a parody of his opponent’s speech patterns.

D

an aside which hints at suppressed hostility.

E

a reminder for those still in disbelief.

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