The Declaration Of Independence Rhetorical Analysis

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Register to read the introduction… Stanton and Mott are feminist that promote women’s rights throughout their document. An element that Stone and Mott use to show why women deserve equality is logos. Logos is factual information that concerns reason, historical analogies, and definitions. Stanton and Mott use logos to show that “The Declaration of Independence’s” idea of freedom from Great Britain and the need for woman’s rights is similar. Stanton and Mott write, “He has never permitted her to exercise her inalienable right to the elective franchise.” The logic in this quote is that it is absurd to keep someone from voting. The section, ‘her inalienable rights…’ means that, in Stone’s opinion, men took away women’s God given rights. In the minds of women, the men in society had become tyrants, in the sense of controlling women’s lives. Stanton and Mott use this example of logos to show just how unequal and controlled women’s lives were. Another outstanding rhetorical strategy that Stanton and Mott use is, analogies. An analogy is a comparison between two things that are similar in one way or another in a particular case. Stanton and Mott, use analogies to describe the inequality between men and women. One particular quote that Stanton and Mott use an analogy in is, “He has taken from her all right in property, even to the …show more content…
However, with perseverance and determination, both early colonists, and women, have overcome these things. Women, now have every right that men do. As for the colonist; we have our own government, not a British one. “The Declaration of Independence,” by Thomas Jefferson uses pathos and diction to express why the colonies need to be free and independent from British rule. “The Declaration of Sentiments,” by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott uses logos and analogies to reveal how unequally women are treated. Finally, “A Disappointed Woman,” by Lucy Stone uses ethos and imagery to describe how women were treated and to demand equality for them. “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal” (Stanton and

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