Pathos Appeal In William Faulkner's Speech

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World War II and Civil War brought the most horrifying time in American History which killed countless people with nuclear gas and atomic bombs.There was one author who wrote about this time.He was William Faulkner, who also won the noble prize at the time for his outstanding and unique contribution to the American literature on December 10,1950. Faulkner addressed his speech in Stockholm, Sweden to the guests, the nation and his fellow writers that he believes will one day stand where he is. William appreciated the award and gave his opinion on what it means to be a talented writer.Mr.Faulkner explained in his speech that he does not write for fame or money.but for the audience and his compassion for literature.In his Speech"The Writer 's …show more content…
With this appeal, William is connecting the audience to the words that are coming out of his mouth.He is using social context as a source to connect with the audience. The logos, ethos and pathos appeal was not just one way that William tried to inform and grab the audience attention. William also used different styles in his …show more content…
One of the popular rhetorical device he used was repetition. In one of the paragraph he states,"He will write as though he stood among and watched the end of man.I decline to accept the end of man." This device was used to explain that a writer shouldn 't write from the heart but from his soul. Another device that helped Faulkner was parallelism. Parallelism was used in the sentence as,"He must learn them again.He must teach himself..." This sentence creates a unison to thoughts and a

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