Bill Clinton Rfk Speech Analysis

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In RFK’s and Bill Clinton’s there are many common purposes. In the two speeches, the speakers try to encourage their audience and the rest of the people in the country to overcome their hatred, anger, sadness, and grief to continue on with making America a better and safer place to live. They both try to convince people not to act rashly due to the actions that took place the days of the incidents. In my essay, I will explain and discover some of these common purposes.
One common purpose between the two speeches is stated in the first paragraph. They both want to make people aware of the incident that occurred prior to the speech. In RFK’s speech, he states the incident immediately. But, Clinton states the incident half-way through the first sentence of his speech. However, even though one mentions the situation later than the other, they both still have the common purpose of letting the people know what happened.
Another common purpose that they both have is that neither speaker wants their audience to act violently. In RFK’s speech, he states that if people feel like it is the “white people’s” fault then you “can be filled with
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In RFK’s speech he asks for people to “say a prayer for the family of Martin Luther King, that’s true, but more importantly to say a prayer for our own country, which all of us love—a prayer for understanding and that compassion of which [he] spoke.” (RFK Speech, Paragraph 8). While Clinton uses the metaphor, a “tree takes a long time to grow, and wounds take a long time to heal. But we must begin. Those who are lost now belong to God. Some day we will be with them. But until that happens, their legacy must be our lives.” (Bill Clinton Speech, Paragraph 14). These have common purposes because, they both show that the speaker has grief about the incident much like the audience. They both, however, show their grief in different ways but, are done
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