Through the point of view, the feelings of admiration and empathy are brought out for Lieutenant Cross, and it conveys the theme that war weighs heavily on a soldier. The story has a “moral”, which teaches the reader about the struggles during war. The total omniscient point of view is best for this story because it gets the author’s point across and shows multiple views of war. Through the point of view, it gives a realistic view of battle, and it creates a deep admiration and respect for veterans by showing the struggles of all the
Everyone deals with change differently. Someone's perception of change is what builds them as a person and is their guiding factor when they decide how to handle change. Timothy Findley uses change guided by the war in the novella The Wars, to show how a character perceives a certain event. Characters such as Robert Ross and Mrs. Ross deal with a series of changes in their life that affect them both greatly. The effect of the war on Robert Ross is that it changes him through his experiences and what he views throughout the novella.
In Thomas Paine’s piece, “The American Crisis”, he uses stylistic and persuasive elements to inspire the soldiers of the American revolution. Tone has a very key role in Paine’s attempt to persuade the men. Words such as passionate, direct, and self-assured can be used to describe the piece. Right from the start Paine is direct with what the tone of the piece will be; “these are the times that try men’s souls.” (98). He believes that the revolution will not be easy, but that it will be worth it in the end.
In other words, he wanted the people to feel good about their troops and what they need in life. Moreover, Patrick appeals to pathos when he begins up how the acts of Britain have not left him feeling mistreated and inferior, but a lot of people as well. Also, Henry shows that immediate action is needed and his famous last sentence, “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!”, shows that the audience that he is in this until death.
In this excerpt from Daniel Webster’s address to the loss during the Battle at Bunker Hill, he talks about very emotional and joyful issues. Because of this he alters his tone to sound loving towards his fellow people by appealing to ethos and logos and giving them a sense of hope. He uses specific word choice and vocabulary to keep the piece sounding sophisticated and appropriate for the situation. From the beginning of the excerpt to the end he continues to use a very complex and elaborate sentence structure that also adds to the sophistication of his speech. In the opening paragraph, one of the first things that Webster mentions is the reason why everyone is there.
Rhetorical Analysis Exercise #4 Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, designed to motivate his audience to work together, fight for what’s right, and honor the fallen soldiers, uses repetition and antitheses to emphasize the importance of winning the war. Throughout the speech, Lincoln repeats many words to reiterate his ideas. His repetition of “we” unifies the audience, which helps them unite against their enemies. They are motivated by his words to work together and honor the men who have lost their lives here by winning the war. Lincoln also repeats “nation” many times in the address.
Also by mainly using this method he forced us to really analyze the characters to completely understand their role. Sometimes he used more than one method of characterization because the character trait was really important in the story he was telling, For example, O’Brien really emphasized how benevolent and sympathetic Kiowa was multiple times by using Kiowa’s quotes and the quotes from the other soldiers. I think he did this so the readers could see how Kiowa played a major role in counseling the group and helping most of the guys get through some difficult times. If a reader was trying to describe Kiowa they could possibly say he was an amiable soldier, a man with a stable spirit, and a greatly admired human
Paine used logos in the most effective way to urge more people of the congregation to join the revolution. By laying out battle plans, consequences and rewards he relaxed a worried people's fears for battle; and by reflecting on past successes of a miniscule army, he insights hope in the apparent underdog. “After reading Paine’s work they had a better understanding of the desire that had gripped so many of their fellow colonists. The thoughts of loyalists changed due to Paine’s writings.” (DeStefano,
In the novel “The Cellist Of Sarajevo”, Steven Galloway illustrates the life of three very similar characters that are facing the same situation—war. Dragon one of the characters changes within the novel in a very positive way. Throughout the story he waits at the intersection to determine when it's safe to cross. Dragons morals of continuing to communicate, help others, and face the man on the hills was a conflict for him at first. But in the end, he gained the courage to do all that and and this developed his true identity.
Macdonald applied these 3 traits; "Know your enemy—and learn about his favorite sport. ", "Lead from the back—and let others believe they are in front." and "Lead from the front—but don’t leave your base behind." John Macdonald had to deal with a lot of rebels who were out to get him. The way he dealt with them is appeal to them which gained him their support.
Another way he develops his purpose is by using logos when he claims that it’s “fitting and proper” that they should dedicate part of the battlefield to the people who died fighting (2). This furthers his intentions in uniting the nation because