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1. What metaphor does Oliver use throughout to illustrate his view of the current relationship between Britain and its American Colonies? How does he personify the motivations of the Revolution and what effect does this personification have on the view his audience has of the Revolution? The metaphor that he uses “ the ingratitude of this rebellion must appear in a most striking point of view, when it is considered, that great Britain, (the parent state) had given her millions in bounties, to encourage the growth & produce of her plantations” he personifies to motivation and it affects the view of his audience that the revolution

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