A Rhetorical Analysis Of Margaret Thatcher's Eulogy

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Former prime minister of Great Britain, Margaret Thatcher honors Ronald Reagan by writing a eulogy for his funeral. Thatcher’s purpose for writing this eulogy was to honor and remember Ronald Reagan for his accomplishments and change he brought as a president. Thatcher adopts an admirable tone by provoking the reader’s emotions and her word choices used throughout her eulogy. Thatcher’s eulogy starts off with her praising Reagan describing him as an overall great American. Thatcher states, “We have lost a great president, a great American, and a great man, and I have lost a dear friend.” The word great being repeated through this powerful statement, provokes the audience’s emotions by making a connection with the audience. She accomplishes
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