Analysis Of King Philip's Speech

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William Apess in his text "King Philip's Speech," taken from Volume A of The Norton Anthology of American Literature, (53) gives us a brief overview of the King Philip's biography and also provides us with his famous speech given to Wampanoag. The main purpose of his speech was to instill a confidence in brothers as well as to bring their alliance together. His speech was aimed at encouraging his men to fight. The audience of this text was his alliance, who were to be followed, the speech is aimed at motivating them, so they can defeat the colonies that are being disrespectful to them. Majority of the audience was all the native men who were going into battle against the Plymouth

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