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Journal entry & appeal to emotion

The American Revolution was a long and brutal war. “The Crisis” a written plea for the soldiers to continue the
good fight and see it through until victory.
#1 Writing Task
Write a journal entry by a colonial soldier spending Christmas Eve on the banks of the Delaware River. Using
the persuasive techniques modeled by Paine (appeal to pathos), convey the soldiers emotions about the war
efforts and missing his family during the holidays.

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