Rhetorical Analysis Of Sojourner Truth

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Has someone ever proved you wrong on your first impression of him or her? Imagine that small kid in the back of class that never spoke a whisper, you would never imagine that he or she would speak on all of the things they observed in their silence. That is what sojourner truth did with the speech she recited at the women’s right convention in 1851. Truth did not just write down her feelings and thoughts on a pad without planning or coordination. Truth lied this speech out with rhetorical devices to create multiple effects effect on the audience using pathos, ethos, allusions, etc. For example, pathos exhibited in this speech as an emotional backing when truth stated, “I have borne thirteen children, and seen most all sold off to slavery,
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