Cannibalism In Cars Rhetorical Analysis

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“Cannibalism in Cars” is a satirical story that is humorous and entertaining, yet it brings an important message across. This satirical story showed how the government was corrupt and greedy by using a comparisons. Twain used rhetorical devices throughout this allegory to bring out humor. Mark Twain created a humorous effect on the story using formal diction, irony, and syntax. The use of syntax enhances and lightens the mood because of the humor that syntax provides. Small details including syntax are scattered throughout the story to lighten up the mood of the story. “Lean?--why, bless me--and tough?” is an example of syntax that brings humor into the story (Source B). The dashes show sudden cut offs, which makes it seem like the speaker
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