Rhetorical Analysis Of William Faulkner

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William Faulkner explores the power of the individual and the grasp of fear. He accomplishes this by giving a extreme but personal example, an atomic bomb hitting oxford . Also he uses historic situations of tyrants throughout history who used the public's’ fear to control them and have them do appalling things. He generalized and said they wanted they wanted to rid everyone of their individuality for the sacrifice of the mass. First the speaker indirectly says listen to me because you're young and inexperienced but I have the wisdom. He compares his to self as a aged man from a quote from a wise Frenchmen “If youth knew ;If age could”. The audience which is college young college students is the youth and the age is him with all the knowledge.
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