Mark Twain's Rhetorical Analysis

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Despite his analogies being fabricated and stereotypical, there were certain truths behind each one. An example being his comparison between the gathering habits of man to animals. He noted that “Man keeps accumulating money after having excessive amounts, yet animals stop gathering food when they have enough for survival”. He concluded that man is greedy while animals are not. This is a stereotypical analogy, yet the logic of the argument; man is greedy in comparison to animals, is undeniable. Twain proceeds with his vivid metaphors which he calls experiments. He persuades his readers to examine the ill traits of humanity and see the world through his eyes. One example of this is when he describes an article about how three monks were burnt

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