Explosion Of The Space Shuttle Challenger Rhetorical Analysis

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Alejandra Morales 4 English February 23, 2017 Challenger Rhetorical Analysis (Rewrite) President Ronald Reagan, in his speech, “Explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger,” emphasizes the tragedy that occurred on January 28, 1986. Reagan’s purpose is to take America out of their misery. He wants his citizens to no longer feel sadness and grief for the seven heroes that died on the mission, but rather feel honor, admiration, and appreciation toward the those who gave their life to space. In addition, he hopes to motivate future space explorer in his speech of the Challenger tragedy. Reagan adopts a motivational tone in order to inspire America to stop mourning for the seven heroes that died. Instead, he wants them to go pursue their passion
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