Rhetorical Analysis Of Mary Ann Shadd Cary

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Mary Ann Shadd Cary was an African American woman who was a writer, newspaper publisher, educator, lawyer, and abolitionist. Cary’s editorial was a call to action targeting African Americans, in order to inspire them to speak up about their experiences. In her editorial she uses pathos, tone, and sentence structure to inspire her audience. As an African American woman, Cary understands the troubles that her target audience experiences. She uses pathos by referring to herself and her audience as one group. She also expresses that African Americans are growing with their country, subtly stating that in order for America to progress they need to improve themselves “As the great country grows, we grow with it…” This is to show that they are all

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