Rhetorical Analysis Of Civilian By Tobias Wolff: Summary

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Tobias Wolff wrote Civilian in which he has an excerpt, where he describes his point of view on the broadcasted message to the United States government. Wolff uses diction and syntax to create a tone of mockery to convey that Cuba’s demands were delirious. He used words like “blaring” and “outline”. Wolff used “blaring” to describe his voice was loud and a nuisance and “outline” to describe the simplicity of Cuba’s broadcast as being unworthy of a longer description. Tobias also uses Syntax to emphasize the unimportance and futile message. In his final sentence I laughed out loud conveys that, Wolff believes these demands are nonsensical and meaningless by keeping this sentence short and using simple punctuation. These connotations develop
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