Letters From An American Farmer

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The land of the United States has flourished because it was fed from so many sources and was nourished by so many cultures and traditions and people. People have always expressed ideas in alignment with that, even dating back to the 1700s. This idea is acknowledged by J. Hector ST. John de Crèvecoeur, a French aristocrat who resided in New York, in his collections of essays, Letters from an American Farmer, where he discusses what it means to be an American. His argument is that to live in America, is to live in a melting pot where many different types of people blend together as one. This idea is expressed with the use of literary devices, specifically, metaphors and rhetorical questions . By using literary devices, he’s able to emotionally
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