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Read this excerpt from Henry David Thoreau's "Resistance to Civil Government":

How can a man be satisfied to entertain an opinion merely, and enjoy it? Is there any enjoyment in it, if his opinion is that he is aggrieved? If you are cheated out of a single dollar by your neighbor, you do not rest satisfied with knowing that you are cheated, or with saying that you are cheated, or even with petitioning him to pay you your due.

Which statement best describes Thoreau's rhetorical style?

A. Thoreau uses rhetorical questions to anticipate readers' own questions about government.
B. Thoreau uses parallelism to reiterate his beliefs about governmental problems.
C. Thoreau uses rhetorical questions to force readers to question their beliefs about government.
D. Thoreau uses parallelism to give an extended, illustrative example about abuses of power.

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I believe the answer is c but my apologies if I am incorrect


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C. Thoreau uses rhetorical questions to force readers to question their beliefs about government.


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