Look closely at Karl Lindner's speech when he talks to the Youngers in A Raisin in the Sun. What do you notice about the way he uses language?

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Lindner's speech to the Youngers is characterised by euphemisms, hesitations, and verbal utterances, which reveal both his character but also the rather delicate nature of the task that he has been entrusted with. Note that the text introduces him as "a gentle man; thoughtful and somewhat laboured in his manner." This is something that is shown through the use of hesitations, indicated by...

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