Malala Nobel Prize Speech Analysis

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Who is Malala? Was the same question the Taliban asked her before she was brutally shot in the forehead for standing up in what she believed in. Where Malala is from, women are denied access to education and schools are often bombed by the Taliban. She is the voice for all those children who don’t speak up for themselves and structures arguments amazingly as she utilizes emotional language, descriptive imagery, and meaningful repetition to impact her audience. Malala classifies her message as powerful by the usage of emotional language in which it attracts the eyes and ears of people around the world. We are all in this world together and we need to evolve together and change for the best in this world. In the beginning, Malala states, “... It is not at all uncommon for women in my country to be illiterate, but to see my mother… struggle to read the prices in the bazaar was an unspoken sadness for both of us” ( Yousafzai, pg. 23). The struggle for education is beyond what the people who obtain it may think, and often take it for granted. This fight for Malala is not just personal for herself but also for her mother who…show more content…
During her acceptance speech Malala stated, “One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world” ( Yousafzai, 2014). Malala uses the word “one” to show that that’s all it takes to cause worldwide change and that’s all you need for an education. The simple tools of an education is a teacher, a child, a book, and a pen to start an education system in those countries where education isn’t obligatory. She utilizes parallelism to compliment the repetition as she states, “ Dear brothers and sisters” more often than not to tell the people who are struggling to not worry, Malala will provide you with an education. The use of repetition catches the ears of the listeners as she emphasizes her message on global
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