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Read the passage from Of the Wisdom of the Ancients. For Venus excites the general appetite of conjunction and procreation; Cupid, her son, applies the appetite to an individual object. From Venus therefore comes the general disposition, from Cupid the more exact sympathy. Which statement best describes how the author structures the passage? A) He uses logos to convince the reader of his point. B) He uses pathos to engage the reader emotionally. C) He uses positive connotations to amuse the reader. D) He uses negative connotations to frighten the reader.

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Samantha Barber on July 2, 2018

The correct answer is the letter B. It uses pathos to engage the reader emotionally. The way the sentence was built is a way to appeal to the emotions, where the writer convinces his audience on the subject.

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