Analysis Of John F. Kennedy's First Inaugural Address

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America’s Upcoming Legacy America has gone through many events that lead to what society is today, and back then people in the early ages all had different ways to convey messages through their own unique way of speaking. In John F. Kennedy’s 1st Inaugural Address, he used his own unique style of repetition, parallel structure, personification, alliteration, and antithesis to convey his opinions about the nation in order to send a justified reasoning on why citizens should be willing to serve their country. Historical Background The youngest man to be elected or also referred to as inaugurated, for president was going into office on January 20, 1961 at the Eastern Portico of the Unites States Capital in Washington, D.C. during the…show more content…
Kennedy, also referred to as JFK, was a American politician who became the 35th president of the United States. Before he was involved with politics, he attended Harvard University before he joined the United States Naval in 1941. He made history by becoming the youngest man and first Roman Catholic to be inaugurated into the White House . According to “History” they state that “Kennedy actively fought communism in the world, ordering the controversial Bay of Pigs Invasion of Cuba and sending thousands of U.S. military “advisors” to Vietnam”. (history.com) Sadly, before his term ended he was assassinated by a fatal shot in November 22, 1963 at Dallas, Texas during a ride in a motorcade, but even fifty years later after the tragic event many Americans have different conspiracy theories about who had killed him, and if it had been planned by the government. Rhetorical

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