In September 11, 2001 there was a terrorist attack. The terrorist attack happened by these terrorist that hijacked three planes, two of them crashed in both buildings at The World Trade Center and the last plane crashed into the Pentagon in Virginia. This affected people because it alerted them that there were terrorists invading their country. Now security in the world had been at high alert because they don’t know who the terrorist are going to strike next.
On September 11, 2001, President George W. Bush gave a speech that instilled hope and redemption in the hearts of the American people. Using ethos and pathos, he delivered words of encouragement after a terrible tragedy.
After the horrific events that happened on september 11th, 2001, a wave of patriotism swept over the nation. Whenever news reporters tried to report on anything that wasn 't completely for the war on terror, they were considered unpatriotic and hurting the effort to stop terrorism for good. Pressures to report an official story and the consequences of using unverified facts lead the country to believe that some of the justifications for certain actions against terrorism were correct. When people found out that facts weren’t being reported, this made the public question all of the stories in the news. A certain trust in the government was also lost.
In both events of Pearl Harbor and 9/11 had a damaging effect on our country. We were terrified and frightened for what could happen next. Pearl Harbor occurred on December 7, 1941 at the Hawaiian territory. 9/11 occurred on September 11, 2001 at New York City. The Pearl Harbor attack was caused from a feud we were having with Japan. 9/11 on the other hand was a terrorist attack towards our country. President Roosevelt gave a speech from the attack of Pearl Harbor. The speech was “Day of Infamy speech”. President Bush also presented the nation a speech after 9/11. The speech was known as “Address to the nation on September 11 attacks the oval office”.
After the 9/11 attacks, America was devastated and distraught. America was in need of a leader. We needed someone to take us in and protect us, to make us feel safe again. George W. Bush (our president at this time) acted as our protector. He comforted America with his sympathetic words, but also managed to bring forth fear to the terrorist. His speech that was broadcasted to the entire world highlighted everything America needed at this time of grief, and will forever be remembered.
Following the sorrowful, unjust, and seemingly hopeless occurrences of September 11, 2001, both of former President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Blair had delivered extremely powerful, reaching, and meaningful speeches to Congress and to the Labour Party, respectively, whereupon they had been highly well-received and honored for their words. Within their speeches, Bush and Blair had established distinct, identifiable tones, and had utilized a plethora of rhetorical strategies. President Bush had presented an oscillatory tone between states of sadness and hope, an air of credibility and persuasion as established by cornerstones of promise and implementation, alongside repetition of particularly significant or far-reaching phrases, involvement
Chaos. Grief. Anger. As a nation we all remember a horrific time in our history that occurred over thirteen years ago. Though I was only five years old at the time, I remember the events of September 11, 2001 as if they happened yesterday. I remember my mom picking me up from daycare early because it was right near an international airport. I remember my dad telling me he didn’t know when he was going to be home because his building was put under high security. I remember my grandmother desperately trying to contact my aunt, a flight attendant for US Airways. I remember her crying of relief on the phone when we finally contacted her and found that she was safe. And lastly, I remember the president of the United States, telling me, a terrified
United States president, George Bush, in his nation-wide speech, “9/11 Address”, establishes himself as an American citizen as well. Which encounters to make his speech powerful in many of the people’s eyes. As president, Bush is influencing Americans and terrorist by letting them know with warning and threat they will regret what they have done.
Bush addresses the audience and the problem as a catchy first sentence. “Our…fellow citizens, our way of life…our very freedom…” Due to Bush repeating “Our” he utilizes the device of anaphora to hook the reader’s attention. The president starts to tell his audience that the terrorist attack might have threatened their freedom and way of life but will never successfully take it. Bush uses the
“Defeat” is the word that rings in the heads of those people involved in the Bombing of Pearl Harbor written in the book “The USS Arizona: The Ship, the Men, the Pearl Harbor Attack, and the Symbol That Aroused America” by Joy Waldron Jasper and James P. Delgado. Throughout the book, the writers complement the credibility of the information by taking into consideration it is actual accounts and makes emotional connections with the readers as they talk about the tragedies that the men encountered and the amount of people who fought for the country and died. Lastly, the writers display their emotions by realizing the United States was just attacked and nothing is ever going to be the same again. George W. Bush, a famous president, in his famous speech on September 11th, 2001, also deals with
The author’s tone in a speech often represents his attitude toward the subject. Ronald Reagan addressed the nation in his Inaugural Address on January 20, 1981. He stated “Well, this administration’s objective will be a healthy, vigorous, growing economy that provides equal opportunities for all Americans, with no barriers born of bigotry or discrimination.” This quote shows how Reagan is confident that Americans will be getting helped by his administration. George W. Bush also used tone in 2001 when he gave his speech to Congress after the 9/11 attacks on the United States. “Tonight, we are a country awakened to danger and called to defend freedom. Our grief has turned to anger and anger to resolution. Whether we bring our enemies to justice or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done.” This quote shows how Bush is set on bringing justice to the enemy. The tone enhanced these speeches because it showed their attitude toward the subject they were addressing which
Nearly the whole country watched in horror on the morning of September 11, 2001. As the planes crashed and the towers burned, many thought it simply wasn’t true. They believed that it was impossible that someone could hate America that much. It was true, and it left lasting effects on Americans everywhere. Al-Qaeda had carried out a plan so horrific that it killed nearly three thousand people.
George W. Bush Jr. had his successes and failures in both domestic and foreign policies during his presidential years. With starting his presidential career, he mainly focused on the issues of domestic policy, in nature. As these policies ranged from cutting taxes, seeking to expand energy production, to strengthening public education, a startled tragedy struck. Bush Jr. went to Florida on September 10, 2001 to make known his education ingenuities he involved himself with. From Bush being there and getting a call that planes crashed into the World Trade Center was devastating. The events that happened shaped the world that day and started a whole new aspect to him as being president. Not only did Bush have ambition towards domestic policy
The way George W. Bush handled the attack on the World Trade Centre on September 11th, 2001 is considered a hero. When the planes hit and the towers fell, as the President he had a hard decision as the whole country was looking to him for calming words in this time of pain. When Bush was first informed about the attack he was walking into a classroom in Florida to read to a group of young children, at this time he went ahead and continued with the children, until he was informed about the second plane. He sat there for several minutes in shock but finished reading; he later said that he was thinking “I looked at the faces of the children in front of me. I thought about the contrast between the brutality of the attacks and in the innocence
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