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Atticus Finch’s Closing Argument to the Jury, from To Kill A Mockingbird*

Lee, Harper. "Chapter 20." To Kill a Mockingbird. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1960. N. pag. Print.

What is the effect of the speaker’s use of “our” in paragraph 6 (lines 49-53)?


It acknowledges that speaker and audience have a shared perspective.


It refers to a firsthand experience shared by speaker and audience.


It suggests the common ideals that speaker and audience ought to share.


It breaks down ideological differences that exist between speaker and audience.


It proposes that speaker and audience share a common familial lineage.

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