Adolf Hitler's Ethos Pathos Logos

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Adolf Hitler was born on 20th of April 1889 in a small town called Braunau. He left education in 1905, was unable to settle into a job, and wished to become an artist; however, he failed and was rejected from Academy in Vienna. Hitler was the chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and the leader of the Nazi party. He initiated fascist policies that led to World War II and the deaths of at least 11 million people, including the mass murder of an estimated 6 million Jews and another five million noncombatants in a genocide known as the Holocaust. By early 1945, Hitler realized that Germany was going to lose the war. The Soviets had driven the German army back into Western Europe and the Allies were advancing into Germany from …show more content…

He wanted to simplify the major complex issues of the time and relied upon emotional appeals in place of concrete evidence. The speech was two years into World War II; Hitler assured that Germany needed to regain its pride after her loss in World War I. Hitler wanted to spur the ethos of German people; he mainly depended on his history as a soldier, appealed to modesty, sympathy and divine will, and refused to admit any mistakes that had been made during the war. Hitler meant to blame Britain and inspire hate towards the British and the Italians; he made generalizations about the enemies. He also depreciated the term democracy; because democracy would lead people to question the war and the death of many innocent people; the dilemma of democracy versus peace. Hitler appealed to pride, loyalty, honor, and religion. Hitler's logic was based on misinformation of German people and the propaganda to his ministry; he compared it to other governments. Hitler meant to talk about WWI to emphasize the idea of Germany's loss and that they must regain their pride. Hitler's style was mainly about the use of emotionally charged language; for instance he begun his speech with the word ''my German people''; which is a friendly tone to make people feel close to their chancellor. Hitler also used a lively and picturesque

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