'A Rhetorical Analysis Of An Episode Of War'

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“An Episode of War” depicts a soldier’s life during the Civil War Era immaculately. From the harsh meal conditions, to the overwhelmed realization of tragedy, it is realistically historical down to a point. It gives the audience some “backstage knowledge” of how the routine of a soldier in early American history actually was. Back then, during the Civil War where the story was set, there were not many treatments that didn’t later on result in amputation/infection, or even death. So, when the Lieutenant was shot unexpectedly and told to go to the infirmary, he knew no matter what the doctor told him to keep him remaining calm, something drastic was bound to occur. Before he went to the infirmary however, he came across soldiers that tried
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