Rhetorical Devices in Obama's Speech Essay

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    avalanche win in the decisions in a greater part of the states in America. The discourse Obama conveyed in his day of introduction served as an expressing gratitude toward speech and an affirmation of power for the new position he had recently gained. The event was recorded since it denoted the day America got the main African American President and a president who had faith in majority rule government and remained for peace, equity, balance…

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    1) Comprehension. Who is the speaker: The President of the United States - Barack Obama. He was elected twice in his career, and he seen as one of the better speakers of the 21st century. Who are the listeners: Citizens of the United States (two million in attendance). In which situation is the speech deliverd: First Inaugural Address. What is its context: Speech given by the president with his intentions of what he will do as a leader. When is the speech delivered: January 21, 2009. 2)…

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    Obama’s 2004 Keynote speech is one of the strongest speeches that Obama has ever given. Though the speech was incredible, the cause can be found in the exact words that he used. If Obama had not used rhetorical devices in his speech, it could have been much worse. Obama’s goal in this piece is to show the public that some politicians really do care about what does happens to the country. The author uses devices to emphasize his points, in particular he uses anaphora, segregating style, and…

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    44th president, Barack Obama in his 2009 inauguration speech, addresses his audience with his intentions of changing america. Obama explains about how america is dealing with a crisis and together we have to come together and help. He creates a serious tone in order to persuade his audience to take a stand with him to make america great by using pathos, altruism, and logos. Obama starts off his speech by acknowledging how president bush was a great president before him. He then goes on to…

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    In the beginning of his speech Barack talks of how “what binds this nation together is not the colors of our skin or the tenets of our faith or the origins of our names” which is targeting our past triumphs in these regards by disregarding any racial or religious differences and instead embracing each other as citizens of america. Barack is specifically concentrating on the sense of patriotism the crowd feels and is evoking that feeling from within them as he speaks and alludes to glorious…

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    Political moments can provide for the best, and the worst speeches throughout history. For example, many thought Barack Obama had nearly no chance to win presidential elections, but he turned it around with a single phrase. When Obama said that “Yes, We Can” his rhetorical device of pathos inspired a nation. But as an opposing example we see a single metaphor spoken by Donald Trump relating women and cows enraged a legion. Throughout history the world’s greatest and worst speakers have all used…

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    committed an act of brutality toward Caesar and were traitors. The effectiveness and ineffectiveness of both Antonys and Brutus’s speech to the people are conveyed through the tone and literary and rhetorical devices throughout the speeches. During Brutus’s speech he is effective in persuading the people by using the literacy devices such as rhetorical questions, faulty reasoning, and finally loaded…

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    William Penn said, “The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves” (Penn). The two most tormented men in the plays The Tragedy of Julius Caesar and Tartuffe , Cassius and Tartuffe, come from two dissimilar plays. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, a tragedy, tells the story of the rising power and death of Julius Caesar. Tartuffe, a comedy, depicts the life of a poor beggar that attempts to live in the house of a wealthy family. Both characters, Cassius and Tartuffe from the…

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    Any effective argument is guaranteed to have some form of rhetoric in order to push the persuasive agenda of the author. One such example of this is in Brutus’ speech after Julius Caesar’s death when he expressed his thoughts toward Caesar, but in doing so induced slight logical fallacies. However, he continued to effectively use rhetoric to persuade the people that Julius’ death was for the good of Rome. Brutus’ claim is that he killed Julius Caesar for the good of Rome. He stresses this point…

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    Brutus Speech Analysis

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    one of the main conspirators and Caesar’s best friend, talks first and gives the Romans the reason as to why Caesar had to be killed. Brutus’ speech is very convincing and he manipulates the crowd into believing him easily. After Brutus speaks, Mark Antony, Caesar’s good friend and second in command, gives a speech about Caesar and how he did not deserve to die, easily turning the crowd against Brutus and the other conspirators. Both speeches use persuasive techniques, like ethos, and rhetorical…

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