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Purpose of Figurative Language

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Self-Reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1841

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. "Self-Reliance." Essays, First Series. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1903. N. pag. Print.

The author's figurative language is meant to

A

establish ethos.

B

impress the reader with his creative abilities.

C

employ ethical fallacies.

D

establish pathos.

E

present an argument with logos.