Figurative Language In We Choose To Go To The Moon

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In John F. Kennedy’s speech “We Choose to go to the Moon” he uses repetition, figurative language, personification and other literary devices to enhance the point he’s trying to get across. He also makes it sound like the whole country is in this together and everyone is a part of this huge project. In this speech JFK announces that America has now funded the space expedition to the moon. He’s trying to persuade the people that this was the right move for the country. An example of personification in this speech is when JFK says “ For the eyes of the world now look into space”(online). This example of figurative language gives the world eyes and says the world looks into space. This enhances his speech by making it more interesting to listen

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