Rhetorical Questions For Stories Matter By Adichie

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Furthermore, Adichie incorporates the use of rhetorical devices such as brief, powerful sentences, rhetorical questions, purposeful repetition, and alliteration to further support her ideas. What I believe to be her most powerful sentence is when she states that “Stories matter” (5). This brief sentence is significant because it makes the audience pause and think. This sentence takes us back to Adichie saying that single stories create stereotypes, therefore the stories that are told are important. Secondly, the rhetorical questions she asks the audience are the “what if’s”. She asks “What if my roommate knew about the heart procedure that was performed in Lagos hospital last week? What if my roommate knew about contemporary Nigerian music?...What
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