Rhetorical Analysis Of Jonathan Edwards Sinners In The Hand Of An Angry God

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Rhetorical Analysis of Jonathan edwards’s
Sinners in the hand of an angry god: jeremiad
Jonathan edwards, is known as one of the most important religious figures of the great awakening, edwards became known for his zealous sermon “sinners at the hand of an angry god”. During his sermon he implies that if his congregation does not repent to christ they are in “danger of great wrath and infinite misery”. Throughout this sermon edwards uses literary devices such as strong diction, powerful syntax and juxtaposition to save his congregation from eternal damnation.
Throughout Edwards’s sermon the use of turgid diction is exceedingly prevalent. In this quotation from paragraph 6 the uses of that diction is obvious: “the God that holds you over the

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