Rhetorical Devices In Fight Song

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“Your greatest self has been waiting your whole life; don’t make it wait any longer.”(Maraboli) When you make that decision in your life that you aren’t content with where you are, it finally clicks that you need to get up and make that change in your life. Giving yourself the power to go in any direction and being able to make the decision on how your attitude will affect your day. Knowing your self worth even at the lowest points in life that when you want to be great, you will be. It may not be easy to climb out of your lowest points because you start to make excuses for yourself on why you could never be happy again. Thinking that it just isn’t meant for you to be successful after the depressing times you have been through. Similar to, “Fight Song,” Rachel Platten wrote this song at her worst times in her life, but used it to remind her not to give up, that she believed in herself and still had fight left. The rhetorical devices used in Rachel Patton’s “Fight Song” are intended to reveal to the listener that to empower yourself, the listener needs to make those changes their life for their own happiness.

In “Fight Song,” Rachel Patton uses rhetorical question, is one in which the answer is merely implied, as a way to say to the listener that still trapped in my mind feeling like there is no way out and no one can help me reach my happiness. Rachel Patton uses, “Can you hear my voice this time,” to raise a simple question that has such powerful meaning. This sentence

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