Rhetorical Analysis Of Thomas Jefferson's Declaration Of Independence

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Thomas Jefferson was very determined person with well written document during the British Tyranny. The document, he listed was to inspire and spread his idea to fight for independence against British rule. (Sentence model 5) Although many colonies were at the disagreement on whether to fight for independence or not, Jefferson still decided to take action to change those opinions. Thomas Jefferson wanted to unite the 13 colonies through the common problem that they all have faced, as reason towards freedom. In“Declaration of Independence” Thomas Jefferson successfully uses appeals to logos, appeals to pathos, and appeals to ethos to encourage his point toward freedom, for the other colonists to be encouraged. (sentence model 7) For their choice, to either wage war against Britain for freedom or face the tyranny rule. Thomas Jefferson was effectively able to use logos to argue for independence, to share his logical opinion of common sense to the audience. Jefferson list many grievances they’ve faced, it was already logical to rebel “we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal… these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”. This phrase acknowledges the fact on how human lives logically should never be unbalanced in their rights However, Jefferson worded as for “every stage of these oppressions we have petition for redress in the most humble terms: our repeated petitions have been answered only by repeated injury”. His words infer that as
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