Uncle Tom's Cabin rhetorical passage analysis paper

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Alley 1 Nicholas Alley Professor Martin ENGL 2327 S02 9-18-05 Uncle Tom’s Cabin Rhetorical Passage Analysis Paper The passage on page 1688, “I hate reasoning John, especially reasoning on such subjects. There's a way you political folks have of coming round and round a plain right thing; and you don't believe in it yourselves, when it comes to practice. I know you well enough, John. You don't believe it's right any more than I do; and you wouldn't do it any sooner than I.” appeals to pathos. In this passage, John's wife, Mary, is telling him that even though he is about to try to pass a law into effect that would punish people that try to help runaway slaves, he himself would do what is right if given the chance, and would help them. He would break the law that he helped pass because it is morally the right thing to do. She tells him that she would, and that most other people would also. The only thing that the law would affect is the few number of people that would be too afraid of the consequences if caught. She tells John that the number is so low
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