Samuel Johnson Debtors In Jail Analysis

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In the excerpt from "Debtors' Prisons" author Samuel Johnson responds to comments made about a letter he had sent to a British lawmaker. In this excerpt, Johnson uses many rhetorical strategies, one of the main being cause and effect. Throughout the text, every action causes effect somewhere.
"A debtor is dragged to prison, pitied for a moment, and then forgotten;" Well of course this is because this person is in debt but it's main cause is because they were turned in by their creditors. The debtors confinement in gaols does not only affect them but you must "consider the effects of consanguinity and friendship, and the general reciprocation of wants and benefits,.." You then must also consider the income that debtor once brought in that is
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