“战争祈祷”由塞缪尔·克莱门斯，是他企图迫使公众意识到祈祷胜利的战争，这难免是死亡的隐含结果。他用讽刺和夸张的在这个聪明的叙述是显而易见的。该通道讽刺描述了一个非常虔诚的镇在战争的时候祈求敌人的灭亡和他们的人的胜利，如何结合在一起。一位老人则进入教堂祈祷和完全相同的祈祷乡民都没有隐瞒真相祈祷。克莱门斯采用的老人，以确定他的叙事目的，无知战争。在开篇中，克莱门斯介绍了我们国家在战争中的雾和爱国主义是行云流水般的永不落幕的瀑布。当人走在街上，有“掌声旋风”从观众。鼓了跳动，鞭炮去了，家人欢呼和“喜悦的泪水流了下来，战士的脸颊。”克莱门斯的结论与说法的那款谁不赞成和反对战争说出了百姓几乎被迫陷入沉默。叙事的下一部分是牧师的祈祷战争。 The entire town crowded into the church with eager faces, the young soldiers were still blinded by their heroic dreams that they had the night before, and the patriotism displayed previously seemed only to grow with every minute. The priest taught about the war chapters of the Bible which was quickly followed by the organ whose glowing eyes produced such an invocation that the building shook and an extremely long prayer for victory. By exaggerating the thoughts and actions of the townspeople, Clemens forces the readers to gather their own opinions and emotions of the situation without being coaxed. In the last section of Clemens piece a stranger appears. The stranger is old, dressed in odd clothes, and is obviously not from the town. Clemens uses...