MacArthur was a very brave and commanding general. His Thayer award speech acceptance passed the torch to the next generation of leaders. Throughout his speech, he uses logos to show what it means to be a military leader. He goes on to say how he will always feel “a sense of pride… which will be with me always: Duty, Honor, Country.” He uses this statement as a logo and achievement for these cadets to look up to.
’’ , “Terrorist attacks can shatter steel , but they cannot dent the of American resolve.” He also uses the word “our” many times in order to cause a feelings of unity among the nation. He then tells what has already been done to help solve the problem of 9/11. By doing this he gives a sense of relief to his audience. Finally he quotes Psalms 23 in order to give one last word of encouragement.
The American flag is revered in the armed forces. Soldiers going into harm’s way that have worn, and continue to wear, the American flag on their uniforms. This shows that the soldiers have respect and they are proud to be an American citizen. Being in the service and fighting for what one believes in is amazing. They sacrifice their lives everyday for us, in order to protect and keep our nation safe.
Kennedy often sets himself equal to his audience, as if saying that he is no better than anybody else, gaining their respect and support. For example in Kennedy’s inaugural speech, he states, “ United there is little we cannot do in a host of cooperative ventures.” In this Kennedy is placing himself in the same category as his audience and saying that he needs them, just as much as they need him. Another example of Kennedy setting himself equal to his audience is, “ In your hands, my fellow citizens, more than mine, will rest the final success or failure of our course.” In this statement, John F. Kennedy is saying that the people of America, united, have more power than him.
In the so-called cold war era, along with the rise of the Soviet Union and the elevation of intensity between Communism and the Capitalism, the continuity of freedom is in the critical moment. John F. Kennedy wisely combines the technique of juxtaposition as well as specify to illustrate the seriousness of the situation as well as the actions America is going to take to his audiences— American people, Soviet Union’s leaders, and the rest of the world—in his inaugural speech on January 20, 1961. Juxtaposition is a technique that placing of two items side by side to create certain effect, reveal an attitude, or accomplishes some other purpose. By employing the technique of juxtaposition, J.F.K. clearly tells the entire nation that America will “pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, and oppose any foe to ensure the survival and the success of liberty.” This technique is pretty convincing because it underscores the writer’s thought that America will defend freedom from any potential hazard and effectively conveys to his audience that since the principal of America spirit is based on the freedom, so they may agree with J.F.K. that all people should keep the freedom whenever
Patrick Henry’s techniques used in his speech In Patrick Henry’s speech the most emerged thing that was said “Give me liberty or give me death” In order for Patrick Henry to have the colonists to feel vengeful he basically telling the colonists that they can depend on him and he is telling them that he is a good person and all about doing the right thing to have freedom he is very believing and patriotic. He says that he appreciates and completely respects what others has said at the convention but he believes in things a lot differently and would like to share his opinion everyone. He lets them know that he is worth trusting.
“A protector of his people, pledged to uphold truth and justice and to respect tradition, is entitled to affirm that this man was born to distinction. Beowulf, my friend, your fame has gone far and wide, you are known everywhere. In all things you are even-tempered, prudent and resolute. So I stand firm by the promise of friendship we exchanged before. Forever you will be your people's mainstay and your own warriors’ helping hand” (Page 117 lines 1700-1708).
“Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have ever made a difference in the world, but the Marines don't have that problem.” - President Ronald Reagan, 1983. I think this quote, by Ronald Reagan, not only speaks for marines but for all veterans who have served their people and made sacrifices to protect the rights of those people. I am proud and take great pride to be living in a country protected by such courageous men and women who have served to make a positive difference in our country. When someone risks their own life for the betterment of others, it is a very noble act that requires immense bravery and courage.
In this inaugural address, Kennedy joins Americans together as one country and humans together as one population with a call to duty that relies on a substantial appeal to the ethics and morals of himself and the audience. Additionally, the use of a structurally and logically sound argument with powerful imagery and emotions used throughout the speech allows this call to action to be so useful in uniting Americans and the human race together. Kennedy aims for his speech to be used as a call to duty to unite all of his listeners. There were many pressing issues─ threats to freedom and liberty, the existence of poverty and misery, and lack of peace and civility─ that he felt should be rectified.
This inserts confidence into not only the soldiers, but the nation as well. He uses his credibility “As Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy” to reassure them “that all measures [will] be taken in for [their] defense which keeps them optimistic that they will win the war. Authority is also shown since all of the information given to the people comes from the United States government, a trusted source to the citizens across the country. Especially, since Roosevelt provides additional details pertaining to the attack on Pearl Harbor and other attacks that the Japanese carried out in addition to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Therefore, Roosevelt’s credibility and use of authority influences the audience to believe what he is saying about the attack on Pearl Harbor.
1.The tone of McKim’s address was confident and passionate. His tone was filled with confidence and passion because he held no hesitation in his statement and he said what he truly felt about the aftermath of the Civil War. “There is in our hearts a double loyalty today: a loyalty to the present and a loyalty to the dear, dead past.” , this statement shows confidence because he spoke out what he thought his comrades felt about the change from Confederate to Union with no hesitation. He also shows passion in this statement by clearly stating his loyalty to a defeated belief.
The American dream is to be free, for people to speak what they believe, and not be murdered for it. President Reagan, Dierks Bentley, and Neil Diamond are men who are strongly passionate for America and who believe that we should be able to be free. President Reagan was a every passionate man. He was a man who loved america, and not only did he love america, but he loved the people of america. He proves his love for america by repeating freedom numerous times in his speech at Moscow State University.
On April 11, 1962 John F. Kennedy held a news conference in which he addresses the most recent steel prices. He then calls for stable prices and wages as the country rebuilds as it comes out of a recession. Kennedy uses rhetorical devices to persuade corporate steel companies to reduce prices. Kennedy opens his address and implies that steel corporations have acted out in an unjustifiable and irresponsible manner in regards to the nation's public interest.
In a speech, it is of the utmost importance to not only retain a constant attentiveness in the listeners by engaging their thoughts and reasoning to the theme. In order to give listeners a proper understanding of the depth and magnitude of an idea, speakers use specific techniques to connect listeners to the idea. Tone is among the most important strategy in a speech due to its ability to persuade or sway listeners for or against an idea. In his Inaugural Address, President John F. Kennedy uses an reverent tone to illustrate the significance of his presented conclusions and ideas: Rhetorical strategies and approaches are utilized in his speech to signify his tone. Throughout his speech, Kennedy uses these devices to present his desired tone.
In contemporary culture, famous figures such as politicians and celebrities usually don't deserve emulation. Often, they are corrupt, dishonest or haughty, but they are still worshiped as a hero. The true definition and description of a hero, according to World Book Dictionary, is an individual admired for his/her bravery, great deeds, or noble qualities. A hero is a person respected for his/her contribution to a particular field or cause. Throughout history, many people have exhibited these qualities.