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1: Why do you think Davy Crockett’s texts use hyperbole style writing? How would this engage modern readers with the author?

2: Based on the text provided, do you think Davy Crockett had any racial or sex-based biases that could be related to the time-frame or relate to other texts that we’ve read?

3: In terms of rhetoric, what do you make of Davy’s fantastical writing style? How do you think this was meant to impact an audience?

 

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