Rhetroical Strategies In Thomas Paine's Speech, The Crisis

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During the winter 1776, Thomas Paine, a well known writer accompanies General Washingtons troops along the retreat from the dominating British forces. He inspires the troops with his speech, The Crisis, by using rhetroical strategies, and empowering tone, and religous inferences. Paines repetitive referance to God, gains the emotiond of the troops by enhancing their relieability towards their faiths. His speech mentions that power can not be invested to man, but only God has authourity over such entitlements. This develops pathos by having spiritual ingluences and makes Wahingtons troops feel condemned to fight for the cause. The positive reinforecemenst of God's power and his will, adds towards the troops feeling of contentment
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