A Rhetorical Analysis Of Sonia Sotomayor's Speech

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U.S Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, a former professor at NYU School of law was honored to receive the Doctors of Law degree, and there she delivered the NYU’s 180th Commencement to all the graduates and faculty at the Yankee Stadium on May 16, 2012. In this Commencement Sotomayor was greatly welcomed by the Trustee Maria Bartiromo, Kenji Yoshino, and the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professional of Law highly introduced Sotomayor to the enthusiastic crowd as “a self-described Nuyorican” and an “early and awesome achiever.”
Since the beginning of Sotomayor’s speech, it is obvious that the most effective appeal for her speech was pathos. She catches her audience by expressing herself as a diehard Bronx fan when she said, “ suspect that having

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