Persuasive Speech: Tear Down This Wall

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Remarks at the brandenburg gate Ronald Reagan in his persuasive speech, “Tear down this wall”,(June 12, 1987); Ronald Reagan suggests,”Es gibt nur ein Berlin. [There is only one Berlin.]”, Ronald Reagan is strongly stating that there is only one Berlin, he says it in German, which is a pathos, he uses it because it is the native language of the area which he spoke at. Ronald Reagan uses diction, ethos and a understanding tone, one which he feels what the people want and therefore addresses the German political officials on the issues about the wall and how there should not be a “East” or “West” berlin
Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on February 6, 1911, in the small town of Tampico, Illinois, to parents John Reagan and Nelle Wilson Reagan. Like
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Reagan's national political outlook was shaped by his parents, who were both democrats.In partisan politics, however, Reagan identified more frequently with Republicans. Though,he was a participant in the Democrats-for-Eisenhower campaigns in 1952 and 1956, which attracted many other Democrats. But in 1960,when the democrats supported JFK, Reagan turned to Richard Nixon, though he didn’t particularly like him.Then, Reagan got a 1 million dollar contract which was the first time he was well off in the world. But taxes were high which made Reagan hated high taxes, so when he's president he passes low tax rates. First, Reagan became governor of California and turned State Budget from Deficit to Surplus.
Reagan became 40th president of the United states served for two full terms taxes under Reagan was relativity low.He was a well liked president having a 53% average approval rating.
Rhetorical devices used in Ronald Reagan speech “Tear Down this wall”,Reagan says “Every man is a Berliner forced to look upon a scar”, Reagan uses this Metaphor calling “the wall” a scar and also he unify them by “saying everyman is a berliner”.
A second rhetoric devices is calling the wall a scar which shows tone of voice which is the one of negativity towards the wall and how he feels the people's feedback towards getting rid of the
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Reagan emphasizes the want and struggle for peace with the demolition of the berlin wall he has multiple reasons for destroying the wall. Reagan Also uses repetition “Freedom leads to prosperity. Freedom replaces the ancient hatreds among the nations with comity and peace. Freedom is the victor.” In Reagan's use of Freedom it shows the strength of freedom and what destruction of the wall would mean Unity and end to communist regime, it also provide prosperity comity and peace in the

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