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...versation without regard for his audience. One might allow, then, that Wolfe is perhaps not the example Tate would use to support his own theory.
Tate could hardly object, however, to the application of the rhetorical/dialectical model to his own writing.
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_____. “The Child by Tiger.” Saturday Evening Post 210, number 11. Reprinted in The Complete Short Stories of Thomas Wolfe, edited by Francis E. Skipp. New York: Scribner’s, 1987.
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