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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
d. to show their skill as diverse writers
e. to compare two or more essays about the same topic
I pick C but I don't really understand how it personalizes the response. This is the only answer that makes any sense

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  1. I agree with your answer. A rhetorical or literary device such as a metaphor or simile, etc., makes an abstract point (some theory or idea) more easily relatable to everyday life.

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  2. Thank-you

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  3. Yes, C.

    We tend to relate to and remember similes, metaphors, alliteration, and so on. Think about some of the common figures of speech -- good as gold, hot as Hades, Peter Piper picked . . .

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  4. If you had to pick another what would it be??

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  5. the answer would be C

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  6. b. to increase the credibility of the essay. AND
    c. to evoke a personal response from readers.

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  7. mine is select All the correct answers

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  8. ya

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