A Rhetorical Analysis Of Hillary Clinton's Speech

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On September 5,1995, many individuals gathered around to listen to, then, First Lady, Hillary Clinton. Her speech was the United Nations Fourth National Conference of Women and was given in Beijing China. This conference was held to help reach greater equal opportunity for woman around the world. The speech was solely based on women’s rights and targeted the audience to peruse the goal of making women rights human rights. Hillary Clinton addressed problems that many other countries faced regarding the liberties of women and she also insisted on why it was important for women to be granted human rights. She uses her own experiences and knowledge to prove she is genuine and understands the importance of women’s rights. Her goal is to stop the…show more content…
Hillary informs, “over the past 25 years, I have worked persistently on issues relating to women, children, and families.” (speech) this shows she has experience and background in this topic. She gives contribution to the many types of women that are victims of inequality. She gives examples of groups of women such as those who “come together in fields and factories, village markets, living rooms and board rooms.” (speech) this shows the variety of positions the victims may have. The list of responsibilities and positions she mentions shows proof that women are capable of doing. Twenty years later, Hillary is proving that women, indeed, have the capability of doing by rerunning for president and becoming the Democratic nominee. She adds, “my running for president is a way of a sending a message.” (article) With this statement, she is giving women power and motivation to achieve bigger and better goals. In conclusion, Hillary Clinton’s speech became so well-known due to her high quality of deliverance. She used ethos pathos and logos to very strategically to make her message strong. Her message was clear and helped spread the word on women inequality. Clinton’s speech on women rights was successful and laid a foundation to give a voice to women who were forced to remain
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