Read the first two sentences from the speech “On Civil Disobedience” by Mohandas Gandhi. There are two ways of countering injustice.

Read the first two sentences from the speech “On Civil Disobedience” by Mohandas Gandhi.
There are two ways of countering injustice. One way is to smash the head of the man who perpetrates injustice and to get your own head smashed in the process.
Which choice best shows how these sentences reveal the purpose of Gandhi’s speech?
A The straightforward approach of the first two sentences suggests that he will present the two methods in an unemotional way.
B The either/or fallacy in the first sentence suggests that he will persuade the audience that countering injustice is a simple issue.
C The tone and appeal to emotion in the second sentence suggest that he will argue for a second method of countering injustice.
D The hyperbole or overstatement in the second sentence suggests that he will try to motivate the audience to join the fight against injustice.


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