Also, in paragraph eleven Pitts’ states , “Bruce raises what i call the “cookie jar defense’”. Pitts’ uses an irritated tone to give a better insight on his thoughts and the annoyance he’s feeling towards the subject. He also expresses slavery would’ve never happened if no one took part in it and the disappointment he feels. It helps draw sympathy while imaging the way things were back then and the ignorance there was to do such a thing to a certain ethnicity group. He then gives off an assumption to the reader that many people fail to include America’s part taken in such a cruel event that is not understandable for …show more content…
The examples the author includes show the annoyance he keeps feeling and the one sided opinion he has towards multiple countries and the sorrow the reader will feel. Also, it gives off somewhat blame on the fact places around the world try use petty reasons to explain their involvement in slavery. The author then emphasizes that no one was forced to be part of this but it also gives a slight touch on the hypocrisy that countries have had. It is already a hard topic for some to speak about like to still have countries blaming one or the other.
Moreover, Pitts uses anaphora in paragraph five by conveying, “Let us stipulate the point…” and “Let us stipulate the point…” He makes it easier to understand Bruce’s argument and makes it memorable for the readers. Then, he continues to use anaphora by giving examples about Bruce’s argument that many people are to blame for by exemplifying, “ We can blame… We can