Florence Kelley delivered a speech to the National American Woman Suffrage Association regarding the argument that child labor should be stopped. She presented very good arguments and persuaded many people to follow what she was arguing about. She used many different rhetorical strategies and she organized and analyzed her speech to perfect what she was going to say. The purpose of this argument was to convince the government to enforce laws that restrict child labor and benefit woman in an increase to improve working conditions. Florence Kelley was hoping to achieve respect and loyalty to the people she led.
On January 7th, 2018 Oprah Winfrey had her Golden Globe Award Acceptance Speech. Through the use of eloquence with her modes of writing: Narration, example, and definition. Oprah created more than just an award acceptance speech, but, a tool to enforce her purpose, a voice must be heeded to the voiceless and awareness must be raised to women (her intended audience) in society. In the following paragraphs, her eloquence and the structure of her argument from her claims down to the building blocks of her speech will be analyzed. In her first section, Oprah needed a way to connect with the audience.
HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality that brings together one half of humanity in support of the other half of humanity, for the benefit of all.”(HeForShe website) Amazed that a young and popular actress would stand out for public issues like this, but Watson used her popularity and took responsibility as a role model for many young girls in the world to bring awareness to the issue of gender equality. Her persuasive speech “Gender equality is your issue too” went viral online because it changed the idea of feminism by reaching out to men and boys to fight for gender equality as well. If you
By expressing the lost of the normality of life for victims of gun violence, Emma Gonzalez produces an emotional nostalgia for the simplicity of life before the tragedy. Then, Gonzalez brings up the drastic difference that advocates such as the Parkland survivors must busy themselves with. Strategically, the young speaker also explains that all of the advocates’ claims are being backed by extensive research and indisputable statistics, some of which Emma uses in the speech itself, appealing to those in the crowd who are more willing to listen to reason. Gonzalez goes on to set up her method to get the crowd truly motivated. Using a multitude of chants,
The “You Make Me feel” political advertisement uses Aristotelian rhetorical appeals, logos, ethos, pathos and metaphors to persuade the target audience, women, to vote against presidential candidate Donald Trump because he doesn’t respect women. The first scene in the ad “You make me feel” shows real life women in many different roles they play in their professions, families, communities and the world. Some of the women are shown in their everyday professions such as a musician, waitress, teacher, farmer, doctor, artist, valet parking attendant, baker, marathon runner, Miss America pageant winner, and military women. Other women are shown in the ad with their families spending quality time together, posting yard sales signs, picking pumpkins, farming and caring for their families. They are shown as single mothers, married women and in a relationship with a partner.
The first charity she is really dedicated to help is women who have suffered domestic violence in their own home. The second charity is discrimination to immigrants in any country. Salma is so passionate about domestic violence and discrimination. She's not afraid of speaking out and being heard. Salma Hayek does not believe it stops there, and she finds ways to help out.
Unsurprising and expected, beauty pageants have always been a spectator event, Watching women march across a stage and feeling at their best. Since the main part of a pageant consist of appearances, it is said to tear down self esteem. In a beauty pageant for special-needs kids in kentucky, Lisa Zahradnicek, the mother of a contestant; said, “‘ It has really helped her to be more confident’”(Strupp). Zahradnicek’s daughter now has confidence to accomplish her dreams, and all because of a beauty pageant; A pageant that supposedly tears down things like confidence. Most importantly, another perspective comes from an actual contestant in a pageant.
“Of course, you can be a prodigy, too”, her mother told her (Tan). For a nine-year-old who wants nothing more than to make her mother proud this was exciting. In the beginning, we can see her excitement and desire, “in the beginning I was just as excited as my mother, maybe even more so.” (Tan). However, as we follow the story we see her excitement quickly fade to sorrow and anger. The high expectations immigrant families place on their children is still a very relevant social issue and can be witnessed throughout the United States.
I have admired Wellesley – its mission, its story, its successes – for a long time and I thank you very much for inviting me." The themes, that are the most important in Adichie’s speech are gender inequalities, as said before, and also feminism. Gender inequality for example; Adichie mentions that in her youth, she already experienced gender inequality herself, but also how her mother experienced it too when she ones accepted to be called a chairman, although she is a woman. Feminism is one of the main themes because it’s the whole
The speech given by Emma Watson at UN headquarters, New York City, 2014, was to launch the campaign by UN Women’s, HeForShe. Emma was very appealing and inviting throughout the speech. Since the speech revolves around gender inequality, she brought up solutions to the issues caused by gender inequality through her experiences, research, and goals set out by the campaign. Watson started her speech by disassociating the word “feminism” with “men-hating” and advanced into how her experiences led her to become a feminist. The speaker, Emma, seemed very timid and nervous at the beginning of the speech but with focus on the root of the topic she gradually became more assertive when recalling how girls and boys were treated differently growing up.