Jonathan Edwards Rhetorical Analysis Essay

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n the “Sinners…” passage, which was written by Jonathan Edwards, had a more effective style. His style was more effective by the diction he used. He used many descriptive words, and gave more details throughout the passage. Jonathan Edwards theme was if you don't repent your sins, then you will go to hell,Edwards stated that in lines 47-51 when he said
“The wrath of God is like great waters that are damned for the present.” The Author of “Black Veil” Nathaniel Hawthorne, had a theme that people will judge you if you change your appearance. In the passage “Black Veil” Nathaniel Hawthorne describes the theme in the text as “swathed about his forehead, and hanging down over his face, so low as to be shaken by his breathe, Mr. Hooper had a Black veil” and “ Have men avoided me, and women shown no pity, and children screamed and fled, only for my Black veil.” on lines 31-32, and 485-486 in “Black Veil”.

In “Sinners…” the theme focuses on asking God to take away your sins, and focuses upon what will or may happen if you don’t let God take
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He delivered it by saying in line 8 “ The devil is waiting for them, Hell is going for them.” That lets the audience know that he was yelling, and becoming aggressive during his preaching. Second point of view in the passage lets the readers and audience know that he is talking about everyone as a whole, not just one specific person.

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s style had a older, dark, sorrowful kind of effect. The “Black Veil” gave its audience a dark, vague image of what was happening throughout the passage. The author uses deep emotions to describe the scene of the “Black Veil”. The passage uses older, outdated and uncommon language. First point of view was in the passage. Mr. Hooper says “Have men avoided me, and women shown no pity, and children screamed and fled, only for my black veil”. “Me” in the quotation marks is one example of first point of
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