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Thoreau's "Resistance to Civil Government"
An analysis of the rhetoric in Henry David Thoreau's "Resistance to Civil Government".
# 135938 | 1,500 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Literature (American) , Philosophy (General)


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The paper asserts that Henry David Thoreau's essay "Resistance to Civil Government" is an instance of effective persuasive writing not only because of the immense impact it had on contemporary readers in antebellum America, but because of its enduring influence on succeeding generations confronted by injustice and corrupt, coercive governments. The paper posits that this essay is deepening the writer's own understanding of the ways and means of persuasion.

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"Henry David Thoreau's essay "Resistance to Civil Government" is an instance of effective persuasive writing not only because of the immense impact it had on contemporary readers in antebellum America, but because of its enduring influence on succeeding generations confronted by injustice and corrupt, coercive governments. Their efforts to find effective ways to overcome these obstacles has been and continues to be strengthened by the..."

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