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1 By: Alexia Molina, Maddie Henshaw, Michelle Casanova, and Rafael López

2 Important Words callous: an unsympathetic character; mad hardened perpetuity: is a constant streaming of identical cash flows with no end tarry: to delay or late in going Tories: to advocate monarchism from religious backgrounds transgress: to go beyond limit platoon: a small unit of a police force

3 Important Ideas 5: this is important because if it is said that it was clever. Then it sounds a little fishy. But if I said that it is healthy it simply means that the plan went well, making it sound better. 6: this is important because it notes the name of the doctor who starter this medical procedure. 7: it is always important to know dates. This particular case it is necessary to say the date, since it is an important date to the American revolution. This was the day the proclamation was read to the community. 8: This footnote is important because people were ready to. Revolt against this event, of the reading of the proclamation of independence. Revolt is an important part of history.

4 Important Ideas 9:This footnote is important because people were cheering for the cause. Their may be some revolts but for the most part, people are cheering with enthusiasm. 1:this is an important footnote because this means the government was fighting against the revolt with violence, which is something the proclamation of independence stands for. This could also mean that the government was trying to do something cool for spectators, by remembering them of years of battle. 3: this is simply important because it needs to be said that it was George Washington so everyone can understand. Even though just by saying that he was the general, concludes on something even thought it does not say what general. 4: is important because the letter says that King George was both cruel and for being a reader against the state.

5 Rhetorical Devices “I hope to give you a good account when I write next, but our Eyes are very weak and the Dr. is not fond of either writing or reading for his patients”(Adams 689). This part of the letter shows the rhetorical device of appeals to Pathos, which is pity. This part of the reading shows Pity because the author is trying to make the reader feel sorry for he, in this case she. Words like “weak” are used and the writer is trying to please the reader with what she is writing. “My anxiety for your welfare will never leave me but with my parting Breath, tis of more importance to me than all this World contains besides”(Adams 689). This part of the letter shows the rhetorical device of persuasion. It shows persuasion because the author is trying to persuade the reader into believing that she is worried and cares about the intended reader. She is saying that his well-being is more important to her than all of the world, therefore saying he is very important to her.

6 Rhetorical Devices Mr. Bowdoin then gave a Sentiment, Stability and perpetuity to American independence.” (Adams 689) This quote is an example of both appealing to reason because it is describing what James Bowdoin made to the independence and appealing to emotion because Bowdoin described the independence according to the footnote as a personal reflection which all American citizen should feel for their country. “Our worthy preacher told us that he believed one of our Great Sins for which a righteous God has come out in judgment against us, was our Biggoted attachment to so wicked a Man”(Adams 690). This fraction of the letter is an example of the rhetorical device Appeal to Reason. The author, Abigail Adams, is trying to make the reader use reason by recalling words of God. This is an example because the author is backing up what she is writing with actual evidence of what a preacher has preached to her. This makes her argument stronger and it gives it a certain range of truth to use reason.

7 Works Cited Adams, Abigail. Smallpox. The Proclamation For Independence Read Aloud. Massachusetts: September 21, G, Ed. September 21, F2EdNzUe4/s320/Gato+l%C3%A1stima.jpg. September 21, Microsoft Word Clipart


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