How To Write A Rhetorical Analysis

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The main argument of the essay is how to effectively read an essay. The author wants the reader to try out a different way of reading. He points out that we need to fully understand rhetoric to be able to analyze an essay properly. He states that learning the art of persuasion can be difficult, but it will help break down an essay into parts. He also advices taking notes while reading to fully grasp what the author is trying to say. The author uses many rhetorical devices in the passage. He uses ethos to convince us he is credible by analyzing works that everyone is familiar with. For example, the declaration of independence. He breaks it down into parts and explains how Thomas Jefferson used a deductive argument. The author uses “the tools
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