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Final Paragraph: Rhetorical Strategy

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Was the World Made for Man?, Mark Twain, 1903

Twain, Mark. “Was the World Made for Man?" Letters From The Earth: Uncensored Writings by Mark Twain, edited by Bernard Devoto. Harper Perennial, 2004.

The main rhetorical strategy of the final paragraph is intended to

A

employ statistics and visuals to add credibility to the argument.

B

indicate the speaker’s own confusion regarding the topic.

C

emphasize the importance of scientific fact through figurative language.

D

remove any doubt that the speaker is being satirical.

E

divulge conclusive evidence that the world was made for man.