In The Broadway Cars Rhetorical Devices

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Many author's, throughout their literary works use rhetorical devices as a method to convey their message. Crane used Imagery in his literary work "In the Broadway Cars" to show the crowding and speed of a cable car. For instance, he states: "From the forward end you hear the gripman uttering shrill whoops and running over citizens." We can picture and image of the gripman running over the people due to the crowding. Crane also states: "... the car comes to a curve. Making a swift running start, ... throws cart wheel for luck, ... hurls six passengers over the nearest building." Once again we can see imagery in this line, the passengers that hurl to the nearest building shows that the cable car was going fast at the curve. In other words, Crane

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