Rhetorical Analysis Of Obama's Inaugural Speech

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Register to read the introduction… In the beginning of the speech President Obama said, “My fellow citizens” (Jan, 2009). An emotional image was drawn in the citizen mind that the president has goals and aims in common. Goals and aims that helping to solve the current problems that most of the citizens had. Also, the president used through his speech we to connect himself the public and he stands as citizen like them. Moreover, President Obama proved how American citizens able to change and he provided an example of himself when he said “why a man whose father less than 60 years ago might not have been served in a local restaurant can now stand before you to take a most sacred oath” (2009). Here the President used pathos and ethos to strength and raise confidence in the hearts of …show more content…
He stated that “we will rebuild, we will recover, and the United States of America will emerge stronger than before” (Feb, 2009). These powerful words appeals to pathos, but when you take a second look to it you will illustrates that the President is forming his ethos. Moreover, President Obama promised that “as soon as I took office, I asked this Congress to send me a recovery plan by Presidents Day that would put people back to work and put money in their pockets” (Feb, 2009). Here ethos was used to show qualifications of the President and what he capable of, while it touched emotionally the public using …show more content…
President has appealed to use logos nearly in every paragraph by providing facts and statistics. President Obama permuted this strategy when he said “I believe the nation that invented the automobile cannot walk away from it.” (Feb, 2009). He provided this fact to the congress members to convince them that investments in the automobile industry will bring huge benefits to the American economy. Moreover, President Obama provided statistics when he said “This plan will save or create 3.5 million jobs. More than 90 percent of these jobs will be in the private sector, jobs rebuilding our roads and bridges, constructing wind turbines and solar panels, laying broadband and expanding mass transit.” (Feb, 2009). President Obama used these to show and support his claims and promises in the beginning of the speech by providing

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