American Voice Synthesis Essay

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In this essay I will be talking about the Americans Voice, this is characterized by three different themes work, unity, and diversity. In these different themes, I have three specific type of evidence that will support my characteristics towards the American Voice. There are two type of evidence that are poems entitled “ I hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman, and “ I Too Sing America” by Langston Hughes. The third piece of evidence is a speech written by Patrick Henry entitled “ Give me Liberty or Give me Death” The American Voice is The American Voice is represented by the theme of hard work. This is demonstrated in Walt Whitman’s poem when he states “morning, or at noon intermission or at sundown” proclaiming that Americans work all day long for a long period of…show more content…
In Barack Obama 's speech he reminds us that “alongside our famous individualism, there 's another ingredient in the American saga, a belief that we are connected as one people”. This piece of evidence suggests that we are independent, but we are also all one whole group. in Barack Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech of 2004 he claims that “we are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America” Obama is saying that we as Americans all have one common purpose; to defend our country together. Finally, the American voice is characterized as diverse. In Langston Hughes poem entitled “I, Too, Sing America” in line 3 he acknowledges “I am the darker brother” meaning that he was an American, but a black American indicating that there isn 't just one American. In addition to Whitman’s poem in Barack Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech in 2004 Obama emphasizes that “There’s not a black American and white America and Latin America and Asian America; there’s the United States of America”. When Obama states this he’s stating that there are many diverse cultures in
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