Clinton conveys her ethos by using her grand-daughter that she as a grandparent is wise, caring, and comforting. When the first presidential debates began, Hillary Clinton was the first to speak. Before answering the question …show more content…
In the following example Hillary Clinton defends her tax plans by criticizing Donald Trump’s tax plan. Clinton states, “You have now what is called The Trump Loophole , because it would so advantage you and the business you do. You’ve proposed and approached a a 4 billion dollar tax benefit for your family.”(Clinton, NBC). She attacks his plans by suggesting that it is flawed by using the phrase “Trump Loophole”. She talks about who it benefits by saying who will be receiving the advantages. Clinton has framed Trump’s tax plans as beneficial only to the top one percent and that her plan benefits everyone.
Using these analytical devices has helped me understand how leaders and candidates use discourse to boost their likeability. They must know what kind of audience they are speaking to and how to speak to them. Knowing this, it is easier to be able to analyze more of what they are saying as opposed to not knowing at all.
In conclusion, both candidates know how to use analytical devices to convince their audiences that they are relatable and knowledgable about all subject and problems. It is used in all forms of speeches and is important to understand the devices used to be able to understand how it affects