Throughout history many people have said stupendous things that has shaped the world for the greater good. Susan B. Anthony’s speech was an incredible, well thought out speech. It inspired and motivated women that they to needed the right to vote. That they needed to be treated as equally as american men. Another amazing speech that happened during the Civil war was a speech given by Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain during the three day Battle of Gettysburg.
Today I am deeply humbled to be recognized as a potential member of the National Honor Society. To me this means I have exemplified everything you look for in a student who goes above and beyond, not just in academics but in athletics, the community and at home as well. I have not taken this selection for granted, as I believe would be a great asset to the National Honor Society. I am hardworking, honest, reliable and quite charismatic too. I hold all the qualities required by the distinguished NHS like leadership, service, character and scholarship.
She wanted to express to her precious son to take on any opportunity that the universe threw at him for he is not the only one with admirable qualities. She urged him to carry on head strong no matter the circumstances and by providing all this support and love she sent him off with confidence and motivation to bring his mother “justice, fortitude, and every good virtue which can adorn a good citizen” (Adams). to continue making her
In his exclusive essay for Glamour, titled “President Obama Says, “This Is What a Feminist Looks Like”, former president Barack Obama shares his views as a feminist, as well as how it has impacted his life as a son, husband, father, and president. He states how growing up with a single mother, supporting his wife, and raising two daughters has inspired and formed his views as a feminist. Throughout his life, he has seen the progress of women’s role in society enhance over time and he claims that right now is an “extraordinary time to be a woman”. Though there is still room for improvement on women 's rights, our country has made great progress in the act of women’s rights, according to Obama. During his presidency, he admits that he was working on creating policies to further the equality of women and their rights.
Anna Quindlen’s use of detail, along with imagery and language, paints a picture of her struggle with attaining perfection while in college. Her speech, often pensive and foreboding, warns of the dangers of pursuing perfection and the joy felt when one gives up that inane dream. Quindlen’s details planted from beginning to end of her speech are designed to get a clear message across to her audience: Don’t try to be perfect. This is elaborated upon when she says, “the thing that is. .
The repetition of the statement “It is a violation of human rights when” makes the speech all the more memorable for the audience. The persuasion transitions to encouragement. Through this statement “We share a common future, and we are here to find common ground so that we may help bring new dignity and respect to women and girls all over the world, and in so doing bring new strength and stability to families as well”, the women feels empowered and hopeful for what is yet to come. Hillary Clinton uses the pronoun “we” throughout the entire speech, which indicates that she is speaking on behalf of an institution or as a representative. In this case, Hillary Clinton is representing women and aiming to bring dignity and respect to
Sotomayor uses rhetorical appeals and a grateful tone to persuade the committee she is an applicable candidate to be in the Supreme Court. In the opening of Sotomayor’s speech, she uses a grateful tone towards her friends, family, but more specifically her mother. In the beginning of the speech, Sotomayor is shown to be very humble by thanking her family, friends, and the president for helping her become a nominee to the Supreme Court. Sotomayor is even more grateful to her mother for teaching her the idea of education. Sotomayor states, “I am here, as many of you noticed, because of her aspirations and sacrifices for both my brother and me” (Sotomayor).
The entire commencement speech connects and resides mostly with the audience's feelings. Quindlen's talk on perfection and fitting into your own space while still remaining within society made a connection with her audience because in their current state achieving perfection and competition is all they know. Being that students are receiving this speech, the title of perfection was the perfect topic. For
Introduction On September 4th, 2012, the First Lady Michelle Obama gave a speech about the values of the American Dream. Within her speech she talks about her past and how she shares the same values as the president of the United States of America - her husband, Barack Obama. She talks about why she is proud to be an American and why being the First Lady has changed her life forever. A main focus in the speech is how The American Dream is partly about working to not only make one's own life better, but also to work in order for children and grandchildren of the future to have better opportunities. Viewpoints Within the speech delivered by the first lady of the United States there are numerus viewpoints presented in her Speech, mainly about Michelle Obamas "previous life" and the virtues she was taught by her parents.
Flags flew at half mast, and by then everyone had heard Coretta Scott King’s “voice”. Her story inspiring, yet her fight for all people and peace even more impressive. Scott King’s efforts in not just the Civil Rights movement, but for all, in general, has impacted so people and their lives. As an article in the New Lady stated, “Women have been the backbone of the whole Civil Rights movement...Women have been the ones who have made it possible for the movement to be a mass movement.” Scott King carried the Civil Rights movement on her shoulders and used her voice to help, guide, comfort, and inspire others during this trying time. Coretta Scott King has made herself known as a prominent activist and her legacy should be remembered and continued for generations and generations to
“The best part of what I do professionally is the ability to take action in more than one way,” Reed Oliver said. “I am able to provide concrete answers and support for each student’s individual needs, kind of like tailor making a suit in the form of education, specifically designed to fit each diverse student just right.” Reed Oliver is currently working on several big projects, including the development of a diversity flag display that will represent the diversity of L&C’s students, faculty and staff, the expansion of L&C’s international studies program, and reigniting L&C’s gospel choir. Reed Oliver graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a master’s degree in Education Administration and Leadership from SIUE. She is a member of the Alton Community Awareness Panel and Women Empowering Women of Reliance Bank. She is also an inspirational and motivational