Can you write that the author “establishes her credibility, appeals to emotions, and aligns herself with her audience” in your thesis?
Because these three elements are the appeals, and they are the result of the strategies and devices used. So it could work, but in general, your devices and the commentary and analysis that goes with this would really be important. Also, to get the thesis point, you have to include the message and purpose.
Thanks, just to clarify you can use these in your thesis? What I I added devices like saying
“The author strengthens the power of his speech through repetition, emotional appeals, and establishing her credibility to convince the audience ______”