Rhetorical Analysis Of Not God But A Swastika

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As the speaker gets older, she starts to see her father in a new way. This new way is states as, “not God but a swastika” (46). She’s comparing her relationship between her father and her as a Jew and Nazi during World War II; this is shown as the speaker the victim and her father the tormentor. Her fear of her father is related to the fear between a Jew and a Nazi during the Holocaust. Because the speaker feels pain about her failure at getting freedom, her hatred increases. As the speaker explains it: “I thought every German was you” (29). The speaker is overwhelmed with her suffering that she relates herself with the Jews in the Second World
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