A Journal of the Plague Year

Review Defoe’s use of numbers, dates, and statistics in lines 25–49. Would the description of the Aldgate burial pit be as compelling without these details?

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No, the work would not be as compelling without the details. Our narrator is present for the events, thus, his notations would be detailed, as he is a witness.


Journal of the Plague Year