Essay about A More Perfect Union By Barrack Obama

760 Words Jul 15th, 2016 4 Pages
Have you ever come across someone who couldn’t want anything more than for people to stop judging each other by color, religion or origin? Well, if you have, I guarantee they’re not as dedicated as Barrack Obama is to creating a society that is equal in all aspects. In “A More Perfect Union”, Obama expresses that people should not be focused on physical or background differences, they should be focusing on the issues that we all face in society. The issues such as, schools, healthcare and jobs. How do you we focus on the issues we all face rather than the discrimination and the judging? This reading explains exactly how we accomplish this. I will admit, I’m not into politics, however, I did find A More Perfect Union to be a very moving speech by Barrack Obama.

The whole reason this reading was brought about was all based on a video clip of Barack Obama’s pastor, Reverend Jeremiah Wright, making racial comments against America and Israel. The emotion displayed as Obama expresses the days of judging others by their skin color are in the past is a great example of the use of pathos. You can tell he truly believes what he is saying and it comes across very persuasive. He explains how times were, and how we came to be today. Focusing on the logic provides logos to the reading. Obama also tells a story of his origin and a quick summary of how he grew up. This could be considered as a use of ethos, it gives you a background on Obama which characterizes the type of person he…

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