Which of the following statements, if true, would most strengthen the authors' assertion that Kennedy's work marks a serious departure from the tradition described in the first paragraph? A. Kennedy places the action in a real-life setting that is nevertheless unfamiliar to the average viewer or reader. B. Kennedy movingly portrays the lives and struggles of prominent African Americans in the United States. C. Kennedy uses characters found only in ancient African legends and mythology. D. Kennedy provides insights into American mimetic tradition and dramatic convention. E. Kennedy depicts the events in a style reminiscent of a television documentary.