Winston Churchill: An Inspirational Writer

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As society has progressed, the presence of inspirational writers has not yet ceased to exist. With inspirational writers, there are many unique and special characteristics that each writer possess and tries to demonstrate to the world. An inspirational writer can be defined as someone who influences the thoughts and emotions of their audience by how they write or speak. But there was one writer who stood out the most because of his motives and passion for his home country. This man was Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister of Great Britain. Winston Churchill was a man who confronted fear head on when no one else wanted to. His positive and influential mindset allowed for his abilities to be used in one of the world's most dire moments to …show more content…
Winston Churchill grew up in Dublin, Ireland where he quickly assumed the traits of his parents. He did very poorly in school because he demonstrated and proved that his was rebellious and independent, just like his father.When he was of age, he attended the British Royal Military College. While at college, he grew very distant of his parents, thus when he started to write emotional letters to his mom. This started his early passion to become a writer. After graduating top three of his class, and before ever thinking or going into politics, Winston Churchill served and worked as a writer for the British Military post. Years into his military career, and numerous amounts of positions in the military branch, he was voted to be on the parliament seat after he left the army in 1899. In this position he faced many problems as to which political party he joined and agreed with, to the decisions that were made in the parliament which affected his reputation as a leader. Then when he was voted off and his conservative party was disbanded in 1929, he spent the next few years concentrating on his writing and began to publish his works. During 1933-1939, as Germany was rising to power, Churchill advocated the threat Hitler posed and at the same time criticized Prime Minister Chamberlain, yet his words were ignored. However, months after the break of WWII, Winston Churchill was appointed as Prime Minister …show more content…
Early after WWII began, he made a speech to the House of Commons which was made public that allowed Great Britain to brace itself for the hard times to come. He was vital for his country because as Andrew Roberts says, “ An awful lot of people thought it was impossible to beat the Nazis but he managed to tell the British people that this could happen” (Vitale, 6). The importance that Churchill made to the beliefs of Britons grew by the day. Throughout the threat of the invasion of Britain, Churchill became a great advocate and many started to believe in his words. Being one of very few that warned of the rise of Hitler and still being persistent when no one listened, his reputation began to change. Winston Churchill worked and wrote so his voice flooded into people’s home, comforting all those who had fear not just in his country but around the world (Thomas, 5). There was many methods that Winston Churchill used to spread his influence across the nation to easily inspire any who read his writings or heard his speeches. Some of his abilities was to manipulate words or phrases into unforgettable speeches, instilling the listener with fortitude. The speeches he wrote take an inexorable rhythm, that coupled with the use of repetition, which acquired a kind of imperial power reminiscent of Shakespeare

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