Use the highlighting tool to identify the words and phrases that most powerfully reveal the author’s

Use the highlighting tool to identify the words and phrases that most powerfully reveal the author’s purpose. Arms, as the last resource, decide this contest; the appeal was the choice of the king, and the continent hath accepted the challenge. —Thomas Paine, Common Sense

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  1. the correct answer is the first option "the bolkshevik revolution". the passage makes reference to many of important events that occured in the revolution, such as the assemblies, in this case the animals are gathered in an assembly after a protest, the murder of fellow partners, the speeches given by the leader of the revolution, among other aspects. the last choice is possible, but in this passage in particular it is not emphasized the fight between the characters, that is the two pigs, that represent lenin and stallin.

    [tex]Which cultural event from communist russia does this excerpt most likely allude to?[/tex]

  2. The correct answer is:

    Arms, as the last resource, decide this contest; the appeal was the choice of the king, and the continent hath accepted the challenge.

    Explanation:

    The author's purpose in choosing these words is to persuade his audience to do or think something. All writers use different techniques to get their audience's attention, and some of these tools can be tone and voice.

    Paine was a person who defended natural rights and was against a single government for the people.

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