Figurative Language In Crisis No 1 By Thomas Paine

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In his commentary, Crisis No. 1, Thomas Paine argues that the colonists shall continue fighting for their freedom from the British. Paine supports this argument by describing the issues that the colonists have with the British. Paine’s purpose is to persuade in order to encourage the soldiers to keep fighting. The use of a formal tone with his audience, shows the significance of the situation. To help him urge the soldiers to keep fighting, he appeals to the soldier’s pathos, or the characteristic that affects emotions, he uses strong rhetorical techniques and figurative language. With passion, Paine writes to convince the colonists in a comprehensible manner. Intelligently, he uses the media in his advantage, to put his assessments out to

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