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Why do authors use rhetorical devices in essays?
a) to simplify the meaning of the main idea
B)to increase the credibility of the essay
C)to evoke a personal response from readers
E)to show their skill as diverse writers
F)to compare two or more essays about the same topic
I think the answer is C. Are rhetorical devices things like alliteration, simile ...

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  1. I agree with you that the answer is C.

    http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/writing/style
    Yes, rhetorical devices, literary terms, stylistic devices -- all are different terminology for basically the same thing.

  2. Thank-you!

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    posted by marie
  3. You're welcome!

  4. Mine tells me that there are multiple answers.

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