Analyzing Rhetorical Devices In John F. Kennedy's Speech

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John F. Kennedy gave a speech on January 20,1961. It was meant for the citizens of America. He wanted to ensure the people who voted for him, that they made the right decision. Kennedy spoke of what he envisioned, which included peace, freedom, equality, and unity of the nations. Throughout the entire speech, he uses rhetorical devices to draw in the audience. Kennedy was a Roman Catholic which is probably why he refers to the bible and its testaments many times. In the bible, Isaiah 58:6, it is said “undo the heavy burdens…(and) let the oppressed go free.” He wants to release all the evil and create a time of peace and freedom for all people and nations. Also, in the bible, Roman 12:12, “rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation”,
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