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Rhetorical Analysis Of Statue By John Daniel Davidson

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In this article, John Daniel Davidson explains that tearing down the statues is wrong. John Davidson asserts the audience that, “the reason for keeping them has nothing to do with honoring the cause of the Confederacy or the memory of slavery. Even though many of them were erected for that purpose in the decades spanning the 1870s to the 1930s, that should not be our purpose for keeping them now” (Davidson). He reminds us that the real reason on why they should be kept is not for praising slavery or confederacy, but for preserving history. Davidson then gives an example of how the statues should be viewed and acknowledged, he says suggestively, “Something as central to American history as the war between North and South should impose on us

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how john daniel davidson explains that tearing down the statues is wrong. he reminds us that the real reason why they should be kept is not for praising slavery or confederacy.
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