Jonathan Edwards Rhetorical Analysis

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To emphasize the importance of being saved Jonathan Edwards uses literary devices to appeal to the people that were still not converted, to go do so now. In the beginning of Edward’s sermon, he compares creatures to humans; you’re a nasty dirty thing in the eyes of God if you are a sinner. A tone of fear is already being set, you should be afraid because God “hates you.”
In this part of the sermon Edwards is talking to everyone in the church when he’s preaching but he’s actually speaking to a group people.He uses “they” and “them”,he was then referring to sinners. Edwards is practically saying that you will be a miserable creature, a “thing”
In hell, if you choose not to convert as soon as possible . You will be dropped down into hell for

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