How is language used to convince people to stay in a cult?

This week you need to write a two page essay that analyzes your article (or articles) in terms of real world cults and the language used to create and sustain those cults. Your essay should have a minimum of 500 words; there is no penalty for writing more than the minimum.
For this written assignment, please include the following:
What is the definition of a cult?
Specifically, how is language used to convince people to join a cult? How is language used to convince people to stay in a cult?
What are the factors that lead someone to decide to leave a cult? What are the consequences?
Present your thesis (main points) clearly
Support your thesis with evidence from the article
Clearly restate your thesis at the end with a brief summary of the evidence that supports it

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