Speaker: One need not look very far to find abundant examples of
incivility and brutality in the most genteel corners of American society.
Questioner: Then why don’t we step up law enforcement in the slums of
The question reveals which of the following misunderstandings?
A. the misunderstanding that incivility and brutality have become more
B. the misunderstanding that law enforcement is related to the problems
of incivility and brutality
C. the misunderstanding of the speaker’s position relative to incivility
D. misunderstanding of the meaning of the word “genteel”
E. misunderstanding of the meaning of the words “incivility” and