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Rhetorical Strategies in "Stickeen"

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Stickeen, John Muir, 1909

Muir, John. Stickeen. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Hardcourt, 1909. Gutenberg.org. The Project Gutenberg. Web. 4 May 2016.

The primary rhetorical strategy in the penultimate paragraph (lines 98-114) is the

A

use of descriptive words.

B

exemplification of key concepts.

C

reevaluation of expected outcomes.

D

comparison and contrast.

E

repetition of important verbs.