Hitler's Propaganda Speech Analysis

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Propaganda was widely used in the first world one. They were many different parties, especially in Germany, and each one wants the population to join their party. One of these parties is the Nazi party. The leader of the Nazi party was Adolf Hitler. He gave many persuasive speeches in order to win the German nation, which he then did. One of the famous and well know speech he gave was the “Proclamation to the German Nation”. He gave this speech on February 1st, 1933. it is a great example of rhetoric which focuses on convincing the German nation to join the Nazi's and allow them to lead the country. He used many appeals in order to satisfy and persuade Germany, such as using Pathos, Logos and the tone he used

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This gave Hitler the capability of using one of the most effective appeals used in most persuasive speeches, which is Pathos. Pathos is when one relates to emotions, and this is was Hitler did. He started his speech by speaking about and mentioning the problem and how their country is falling apart. Some key points Hitler addresses are The loss of the Germans freedom and liberty as a nation, and the lack of unity in Germany. “We never received the equality and fraternity we had been promised, and we lost our liberty to boot. For when our nation lost its political place in the world, it soon lost its unity of spirit and will”.He uses the Treaty of Versailles as an example and how unjust it was. One massive struggle they have experienced is hyperinflation and economic issues. Therefore Hitler talks over the economic distress created on them from the war. He has blamed some countries such as the ones dispossessed of Marxism. The evidence that supports that is when he states, “the fourteen years of Marxism have ruined Germany; one year of bolshevism would destroy her. The richest and fairest territories of the world would be turned into a smoking heap of ruins”. Him attacking and giving facts will encourage people to support his idea and his

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