People might hide behind their screens with the illusion of a perfect life, but at some point in life, one has to walk out the cave and experience the real world. Jonathan Franzen knows that quitting the social medias is not just a walk in the park for the youth. “We can all handle being disliked now and then because there’s such an infinitely big pool of potential likers. But to expose your whole self, not just the likable surface, and to have it rejected, can be catastrophically painful.” The fact that Jonathan Franzen is aware of the emotions that are bounded to the social media makes the audience feel safe. To motivate the audience, even more, Jonathan Franzen elaborates on his love for birds.
Kennedy has many emotional appeals to the audience as well. This emotional appeal, where a speaker can try and make the audience feel emotional towards the topic they are trying to convey is called pathos. John F. Kennedy said, “To those people in huts and villages of half the globe struggling to break the bond of mass misery, we pledge our best efforts to help them help themselves, for whatever period is required” (Eidenmuller). Kennedy tried to make the audience actually feel an emotional attachment to the penniless people in the United States. His reasoning for doing so was he hoped his words would touch the hearts of his audience and persuade them to work together and strive to save the unfortunate people in poverty.
He uses plenty of metaphors such as “The fires of frustration and discord are burning in every city, North and South..” (Kennedy, Online) and “The events in Birmingham and elsewhere have so increased the cries for equality,” (Kennedy, Online). Metaphors are powerful because they were exaggerate to get a point across. Metaphors make Kennedy's speech very powerful. Lastly, the final technique Kennedy uses to make his speech memorable is pathos. The use of emotional appeal makes his speech effective.
Jensen views that the commonly held ideas for masculinity not only effect men as humans but also affect women. When being courageous, strong and independent are viewed as masculine traits then how does a women display those traits as a human being as well. Jenson uses compare and contrast in her essay she she describes what occurred on 9/11. She says how news reporters described the seen, saying that fireman raced into a burning building, risking and sometimes sacrificing their life to save others. She compares how woman also do the same strength, of caring and sacrifice.
Hurston utilizes Janie to critique the domination of society based on gender and race, which she eventually empowers and finds herself. Janie’s second husband, Joe desires a big voice, which places too much power in his hands that is parallel to the oppressive authority whites have over blacks. As Joe becomes a successful leader, he and Janie’s wealth and materialism set them apart from the rest of the community. The people of Eatonville question Joe’s leadership, but do not challenge him like Janie does. Simmons claims Janie represents the oppression of not only black women, but also her community.
Johnson reminds them that Kennedy had "The dream of conquering the vastness of space, the dream of partnership across the Atlantic.. the dream of a Peace Corps in less developed nations, the dream of education for all of our children, the dream of jobs for all who seek them, the dream of care for our elderly, the dream of equal rights for all Americans." (Johnson 9) The use of Anaphora arises a feeling of unification within all Americans by listing many different ages and social groups. Johnson then creates a tone of motivation by suggesting how the audience should move on, "We can derive from those differences strength, not weakness, wisdom, not despair." (36) Through the use of Antithesis Johnson is giving positive ways of growing and renewing instead of dwelling on what happened. This helps create a more positive tone in the speech and gives the audience a new perspective on things and a desire to continue on with life.
In 1961, during the Cold War, John F. Kennedy addressed not only America, but all nations in his inaugural address. As the 35th president to be sworn into office, Kennedy was the first Catholic and youngest president to be elected. When giving his speech, he provided his audience with reassurance for the future to come, even with so much change. Throughout his speech, Kennedy relies on the use of antithesis to provide a sense of unity to the public. By strategically depending on antithesis during his inaugural address, John F. Kennedy was able to bring his audience together by emphasizing the importance of unification between all.
John F. Kennedy used diction as well as logos and ethos to make listeners believe that his argument is right and they should take his side. In his “Civil Rights Address ” John F. Kennedy used diction make himself appear more intelligent and to illustrate his point. One
This creates a huge, great change because John Wilson has an art class causing him to change from the interactions with his students. John Wilson also changes because he is thinking deeply about art. He wants to turn paper and garbage into a form of beautiful art. This thought creates new experiences and interactions which lead to John Wilson’s discovery of the need to change. Thirdly, a quote from the text
He is a UK based dub poet, known and revered as the world’s first reggae poet. His poetry is very political focusing on themes such as oppression, racism, justice, alienation and diaspora. Regarding his poetry, Johnson has stated that : From the very beginning I saw myself as giving voice to, and documenting, the experiences of my generation. His poetry has gained wide recognition as he, like Louise Bennett, only writes and performs in Jamaican Patois, despite having moved to England in 1963 when he was only 11. In 2002, he became the second living poet and the first black poet to be published in the Penguin’s Modern Classics series under the title ”Mi Revalueshanary Fren” This brought about several reactions including literary critiques who felt that he did not deserve it.