The Destructive Male/ Woman’s Rights to Suffrage/ Letter to Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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What is rhetoric?
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the art of speaking or writing effectively
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Replacing subjugated with which word would make the following sentence mean the opposite? The subjugated the Ibos in Nigeria
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freed
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Which word best completes the following sentence? She tends to alter the facts to ________ herself.
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aggrandize
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In “Letter to Elizabeth Cady Stanton” Anthony refers to a “sphere of existence… where women… will be welcomed on a plane of perfect intellectual and spiritual equality.” Where is this “sphere of existence”?
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the afterlife
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Which of the following statements best summarizes Stanton’s main argument in “The Destructive Male”?
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“Whatever is done to lift women to her true position will help to usher in a new day of peace and perfection for the race.”
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Which of the following statements best summarizes Anthony’s argument in “Woman’s Rights to Suffrage”?
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Since women are people, the U.S Constitution gives them the right to vote
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Tone is the emotional attitude toward the reader or toward the subject implied by a literary work. The tone of Anthony’s “Letter to Elizabeth Cady Stanton” can best be described as
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proud but defeated
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Anthony’s speech appeals more to
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logic
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Which of the following rhetorical techniques does Stanton not use in “The Destructive Male”?
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asking rhetorical questions, whose answers are obvious
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Which of the following rhetorical techniques does Anthony not use in “Woman’s Rights to Suffrage”?
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appealing to the audience deep emotions
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deserving hatred
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odious
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deprived of the right to vote
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disfranchised
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conquer or subdue
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subjugate
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state of being charged with crime
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indictment
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government in which a small group exercises control
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oligarchy
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increase one’s power and wealth
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aggrandize
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use for a specific purpose
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expend
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all future generations
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posterity
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accused but not proven
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alleged
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extreme
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arrant

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