Robert Kennedy’s speech was given during a campaign rally in 1968, he broke the news to a crowd of supporters that MLK had been killed. This speech was analyzed through a PDF copy of the text. The purpose of RFK’s speech is to inform the audience of MLK’s death, create a sense of comfort and calmness. RFK includes a quote from the poet Aeschylus
As President John F. Kennedy condemns companies for raising steel prices in his speech, he also appeals to the sacrifice and collective responsibility in order to rally up the audience towards the ostensible cause of outrage. From the beginning, John F. Kennedy, includes himself in the aggrieved society of everyday Americans by using first person “we” (7). The sacrifices of “185 million Americans” (20) are burdened by him as well. Even though Kennedy has sided with them he then brings into account a privileged group of steel executives and separates them from the others. He places them in a U.S versus steel executives standpoint, which critically justifies the contempt and righteous indignation that Kennedy throws upon the steel companies.
In his commentary addressing the rapid increase of steel prices, on April 11th 1962, President John F. Kennedy addresses the consequences that raising the prices of steel would make on not only the American economy but on America as a whole. He makes a point to accuse the “ruthless” steel companies of being unpatriotic and looking out for themselves before the country. To drive this point home, Kennedy creates an incriminating tone, as well as utilizes various rhetorical strategies to effectively enhance his speech, while additionally showing the American people the detriments this may have. Kennedy mainly uses anaphoras to make a statement about the size of the impact, states facts, to show the American exactly what is happening, and accusatory
As America entered and went through dark economic tensions, President Kennedy strived for stable prices and wages. After the largest steel companies raised steel prices by 3.5 percent, Kennedy gave a speech in response. In the speech, Kennedy calls out the steel companies for actions that were “wholly unjustifiable” and “irresponsibly defiant” to the American people. He appeals to the audience’s emotion, uses repetition, and applies logic to achieve his goal in persuading the companies to lower steel prices.
In his news conference, John F. Kennedy utilizes juxtaposition and parallelism to support his idea that with the decline of huge companies, the price of things is going to start to increase significantly for Americans. The first rhetorical strategy Kennedy uses in his news conference is juxtaposition to show that with the decline in workers and the decline in profit will create an increase in prices around the country. This is shown when he says "when we are devoting our energies to economic recovery and stability, when we are asking Reservists to leave their homes and families for months on end, and servicemen to risk their lives- and four were killed in the last two days in Viet Nam- and asking union members to hold down their wage requests,
On April 11,1962, President John F. Kennedy, made a speech about the nation’s largest steel companies raising the steel price by 3.5%. People in America got mad at this and Kennedy understood why the were getting mad. So, his conference agreed with the American people and said that the steel companies price was too high. Kennedy used different strategies to get his message through.
Complication arise for all of us and all of us make mistakes that we later regret. Edward Kennedy made some wrong choices after the Chappaquiddick complication. Edward later tried to clear up the incident and tell his side of the story by delivering the Chappaquiddick speech on national television. The speech was given at his home just hours after taking a guilty plea. When we make mistakes it can be very difficult to clear the air but it is possible using the right approach.
Robert Francis Kennedy gave one of the most important speeches of American history in the twentieth century. This speech, given just hours after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. was one that had a tremendous impact on those who listened. Even today this speech has a timeless aura about it considering that this country still faces racial tension and violence every day. The speech was given on April 4th, 1968, on the same day of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., Senator Robert Kennedy had just spoken at Notre Dame and Ball State University when he learned that King had been assassinated.
In John F. Kennedy’s speech given during a 1962 press conference regarding the rise in steel prices, he heavily appealed to the logic and patriotism of the steel companies, as well as using connotation to further emphasize his point. He speaks not only about how nonsensical the rising price of steel is, but also how un-American it is, something that at this time was a terrible quality to possess. In using these rhetorical strategies of logical appeal, patriotic appeal, and connotation, Kennedy convinces his audience that the steel industry is a selfish, anti-American establishment that negatively displays the nation’s ideals. Kennedy used several facts and statistics to prove his point that the rise in steel prices is entirely unwarranted
John F. Kennedy mostly uses an emotional appeal to attract the audience, by inserting and supporting some of his points with quotes, using clever descriptions, and terms to trigger the audience’s emotion. Since Kennedy’s speech was about bringing America and the world together and creating peace, he mainly used the words “us” and “we” inorder to convey his points, and by making the audience feel as a