Rhetorical Analysis Of From Letters By Mary Wollstonecraft

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Mary Wollstonecraft employs various rhetorical strategies in her travelogue "From Letters Written in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark" to both fulfill and transcend the travel narrative genre. Throughout her writing, Wollstonecraft offers commentary on the social systems she encounters in her travels and provides ranging use of imagery which allows the reader to visualize the extent of her travels. By utilizing these rhetorical devices, Wollstonecraft effectively surpasses the typical expectations of the travel narrative genre. Wollstonecraft employs the use of vivid, descriptive language and imagery to create a sense of place. For example, when describing Gothenburg, she notes that it is a "clean airy town," which immediately gives the reader

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