Rhetorical Analysis Of Robert Redford's Protecting Our Wild Horses

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Robert Redford’s “Protecting Our Wild Horses” is a persuasive essay that was written to congress addressing the preservation of the horse’s habitat. In the text he effectively builds a common ground with him and the reader, he gives statistics, and uses inclusive language to strengthen his rhetoric and makes this article compelling to anyone. Redford tries to evoke a sense of patriotism amongst his audience in order to persuade them to take a stand in protecting this countries wild horses. The author keeps reiterating things like “American’s principles” and the “spirit of the American West” and how important these horses are to people and this nation. Here he is creating a common ground with him and the reader. Who doesn’t like America and
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