Read the excerpt from silent spring. then, answer the question. “no witchcraft, no enemy action had silenced the rebirth of new life in this stricken world. the people had done it themselves.” what is the author’s purpose for this quotation? to show that the problems are the result of mysterious forces to make readers feel guilty to emphasize the horror of what has happened to convince readers that the problems are unsolvable
The answer is: To emphasize the horror of what has happened.
Silent Spring is an environmental book written by Rachel Carson in 1962. She focused her attention on environmental problems specially the ones caused by synthetic pesticides. Carlson wrote the book after researching to make American people aware of the problems they were facing. Even though it had opposition from the chemical companies, it brought about important changes.
To emphasize the horror of what has happened.
- "the answers are a and b.
when cullen speaks of planting while others reap, and standing "abject and mute," he is speaking about the racial injustices present in american society. as these injustices have changed over time, the american identity has also shifted. those changes are, in turn, reflected in american literature."