Kelley not only pleads to the audience to consider sympathy for the children, but the government should respond with a justifiable answer because at the moment, mothers and teachers do not have a say about the laws, preventing mothers and teachers from being heard. Kelley furthers her argument in paragraph nine, expressing, “Would the New Jersey Legislature have passed that shameful repeal bill enabling girls of fourteen years to work all night, if the mothers in New Jersey were enfranchised? (Kelley 59-62). In this case, the rhetorical question is if mothers had the right to vote, could the repealing of the bill, allowing girls of age
In Florence Kelley's speech (1905), she argues in favor of reducing child labor through the National American Woman Suffrage Association in Philadelphia, forcing the federal government to alter the amendment for child suffrage. Kelley expands her ideas by developing logos, pathos, and anaphora throughout the entire speech in an urgent argumentative tone. Using examples from children’s experiences, she successfully develops an effective argument that convinces the audience of the Suffrage Association to reconsider child labor laws and alter the working conditions of young children. Kelley heavily relies on logos in order to remind people of the economic (labor) issues the country is facing. For example, in lines 23-25, she states, “In Alabama the law provides that a child under sixteen years of age shall not work in a cotton mill at night longer than eight hours, and
Florence Kelley, a social worker and reformer for child labor laws, in her speech before the National American Woman Suffrage Association (1905), explains that the children endure appalling conditions everyday. Kelley supports her explanation by utilizing the horrendous diction, the intense imagery, and the negative emotion. Kelley’s purpose is to persuade her audience to create child labor regulations in America in order to make them feel guilty about the children's working conditions. The author writes in a passionate tone for the white men and women in the United States. Early in her speech Ms. Kelley utilizes horrendous diction.
Florence Kelly uses facts,syntax, and statistics to accentuate logic and logos to covey her message pertaining towards child labor to her audience.she strategically uses these three tools throughout her speech to grab the audiences attention to not only inform them, but to convince them to help reform these unjust and inhumane laws. She begins her speech with some facts about young kids who are working in places where adults should be working "commerce,in offices, in manufacturing. " By mentioning "tonight while we sleep, several thousand little girls will be working in textile mills.... " she is comparing facts from our life to their life which appeals to logic. She mentions how a few states govern in relation to their laws for how long and
On July 22nd, 1905, Florence Kelley, a United States social worker and reformer who fought successfully for child labor laws and improved conditions for working women, delivered a speech on child labor before the convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in Philadelphia. The purpose of her speech was to convince her audience that the only way to stop child labor was by allowing women the right to vote. Florence Kelley uses certain rhetorical strategies, such as pathos, diction, and an extensive use of figurative language, to appeal to her audience and accomplish her goal. Kelley’s speech is composed of a substantial amount of emotional appeals to aid her in connecting with her intended audience. In paragraph four she says, “Tonight while we sleep, several thousand little girls will be working in textile mills, all the night through, in the deafening noise of the spindles and the looms spinning and weaving cotton and wool, silks and ribbons for us to buy.”
Florence Kelley was an activist who fought against child labor in the late 1800'-early 1900's. She fought very hard for child labor and for better working conditions for our women. On the day of July 22, 1905 Kelley gave her speech regarding her reasoning of why child labor should end. To get a better understanding of her speech Florence Kelley implies pathos, ethos, and logos,which will catch the audience attention. The author reflects the sense of ethos playing the role of Florence Kelley.
Kelley introduces the idea that there should be regulations on child labor and New Jersey, at one point, had good labor regulations until this point: “Now, therefore, in New Jersey, boys and girls, after their 14th birthday enjoy the pitiful privilege of working all night long.” (lines 43-45). The phrase “pitiful privilege” is an oxymoron. A privilege is a special right or something that is not available to everyone and this is saying that it is pitiful, or inadequate, which it is. The choice of using the oxymoron shows thought and word choice that keeps the audience thinking.
To urge the arrogant politicians to pass the women’s suffrage amendment to the Constitution, Chapman Catt not only induces fear and culpability in them, but the language she employs also establishes herself as a credible individual by aligning with respected figures and emulating the politicians’ style of speech. Chapman Catt establishes herself as a credible individual by aligning with respected figures. Premising from the beginning of her address, she alludes to the cause of the American revolution, and the government’s power coming “from the consent” of the people as the two “fundamental principles” that “anchor” the liberty of the United States (39-40). This aligns her with the American ideals that founded the country. Building on that premise, she continues by
In America’s history, child labor was fiercely criticized. Many activists of child labor laws and women’s suffrage strived to introduce their own viewpoints to the country. Florence Kelley was a reformer who successfully changed the mindset of many Americans through her powerful and persuading arguments. Florence Kelley’s carefully crafted rhetoric strategies such as pathos, repetition, and sarcasm generates an effective and thought provoking tone that was in favor of women’s suffrage and child labor laws. Florence Kelley uses pathos continuously throughout her speech.
Being a child has always been described as anyone under 18 because at this age it is carefree fun and no job. However, that has not always been the case for some children. The issue of child labor is addressed in the speech given by Florence Kelley at the convention of National American Woman Suffrage Association. Kelley uses numerous rhetorical strategies in order to bring light to the travesty that is child labor and bring change.
Minnie had finally achieved what she had spent so much time fighting for but this accomplishment was great and it was a milestone for women in the state of teas but it wasn’t enough for Minnie she set her sights out for something bigger and better which was an amendment that would grant women throughout America the right to vote. In order to achieve this Minnie made arrangements with United States Senator from Texas Morris Sheppard in 1917 for a conference in his Washington, D.C. office for women to state their perspectives on the proposed suffrage amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Minnie and NAWSA lobbyist Maud Wood Park, who would become the first president of the League of Women Voters, initiated a campaign for constituents to flood the offices of their representatives with telegrams in favor of passage. The United States House of Representatives passed the first version of the Nineteenth Amendment on January 10, 1918, but it failed in the United States Senate.
She campaigned in New York, resulting in the New York State Married Women’s Property Bill. This bill allowed married women to own and keep their own property. With these contributions, Anthony influenced women to take charge for once. Women could finally feel a sense of control in their own life, a concept that was quite uncommon before her
Despite what some may think, women today are still not fully equal to men. In a post on nobullying.com discussing the history of discrimination against women in developing nations, it says that young girls account for “6o percent of the out-of-school population of children”(Discrimination Against Women). Women are expected to be a supporter of the breadwinner role of men, to stay at home and raise the children. But whoever came up with that stereotype? The answer is simple: men.
In social reformer Florence Kelley’s speech (1905), she argues that the practice of child labor in the U.S is immoral and unacceptable. Kelley effectively builds her argument by using both pathos and rhetorical questions. Using examples from current states that allow child labor (Pennsylvania, Alabama, Georgia, New Jersey), she illuminates the cruelty of child labor in order to encourage women to “enlist the workingmen on behalf of our enfranchisement just in proportion as we strive with them to free the children” (87-89). Kelley directs this speech to the women with children at the convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in Philadelphia. Kelley consistently uses pathos throughout her speech.
Tattooing is a very important tradition of the maori people. The tattoos on their bodies are also known as mokos. The moko has unique patterns for each person. The moko on each maori individual tells a story about that person or his ancestors. The skin of a person is carved using chisel to create the moko.