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The Boys of Pointe Du Hoc, Ronald Reagan, 1984

Reagan, Ronald. "The Boys of Pointe Du Hoc." 40th Anniversary of D-day. U.S. Ranger Monument at Pointe Du Hoc, France. 6 June 1984. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

What is the primary rhetorical function of paragraph 2 (lines 10-22)?


To dramatize the confusion of the soldiers.


To express indignation towards the enemy.


To heighten the seriousness with inflated language.


To paint a mental picture of the scene.


To expound on the historical significance of the battle.

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