Review A Story You Read This Week: The Wild Muir Book (Book Review Sample)
For this week's discussion, please answer the following questions:
Pick a story that you read for this week. In this story, which rhetorical devices did you identify? How were they used? Were they used effectively?
Why do you think Muir uses the devices that you found?
You can answer these questions in anyway that feels comfortable, as long as it's thoughtful!
The Wild Miur Book Review
Literature and Language
The Wild Muir Book Review
The story of the Wild Muir is about using the inventions wisely to get his life back to normal. After he damaged the right cornea of his eye, it needed an operation because it can lead to permanent blindness of both eyes. The rhetorical devices in the story are “Heaven’s light” and “palmry glory”. These rhetorical devices were used in the story to describe how the person was feeling during this moments, like a form of exaggeration because the light did not mean something plain to the character, because it was like refreshing to see light again. The word “palmry” gives readers an idea that the place has beautiful palm trees and it is what people notice about it.
The rhetorical devices were used effectively because they were able to elaborate the emotions and how the situation is described. It makes the reader feel and imagine the moment like they are the person in the story. This is important because readers should be able to relate and connect to the character in the story so they become more drawn to the story. In addition, rhetorical devices make reading more interesting because they do not have literal meanings so reade...
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