Icon, Oprah Winfrey's Eulogy,

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Icon, Oprah Winfrey, in her eulogy, Rosa Parks Eulogy, recalls a great woman, Rosa Parks, and the impact she gave in the history of society. Winfrey’s purpose is to thank Rosa Parks for all she had done for colored people. She utilizes imagery, repetition, and an admiring tone in order to emphasize how much Rosa Parks impacted on the readers. Frist of all, Winfrey begins her eulogy by describing Rosa Parks in society from her viewpoint. She illustrates her use of imagery when she states, “. . . she must be at least a hundred feet tall” “. . . [Rosa parks] strong and carrying a shield. . .” and “. . . this petite, almost delicate lady. . .” The usage of imagery allows the reader to demonstrate the author’s point of view towards this respected

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