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3.7.2: Reading and Review Questions

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    1. How does Paine present himself in Common Sense? In other words, what is his persona? What sort of relationship does his persona seem to have with the intended audience? Why?
    2. Why, and to what effect, do you think Paine uses religious language and scriptural authority?
    3. How does Paine use logic? As a logician, is his argument fallible or convincing? Why, either way?
    4. How does Paine use emotions, or sensibility, and affections? How and on what terms does he use emotions to represent the Revolution?
    5. What benefits does Paine point to in perfect equality among humankind? Why?

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