Rhetorical Devices Analysis

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A rhetorical device is a strategy that an author or speaker uses words in a certain way to express meaning or to persuade. Authors utilize rhetorical devices to have an effect on their audience. You can use rhetorical devices in your writing to create more interesting or persuasive topics and points. Some rhetorical devices you see on a daily basis is similar, metaphor, irony and sarcasm just to name a few. Two strategies that you may often see but identify while reading is epigram and logos. Epigram is a brief, clever and pointed statement which often contains humor or irony. The purpose for epigram is to cause readers to think a bit more about the statement being made. Famous writers like William Shakespeare and William Blake use epigrams

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