John F Kennedy Civil Rights Speech Analysis

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In John F. Kennedy’s speech,”John F. Kennedy Civil Rights Address”, kennedy creates an emotional appeal and kennedy argues that everyone should have the same rights no matter what color or gender they are. He claims that, “we are committed to a world wide struggle to promote and protect the rights of al who wish to be free.” He supports this claim by first stating that white men are given more chances in life than black people because black people only have one third of the chance of a white person to make it through college. Then he states that, “Difficulties over segregation and discrimination exist in every city, in every state of the union…”, this supports his idea that everyone doesn 't have the same rights but everyone should no matter…show more content…
Kennedy Civil Rights Address,” Kennedy talks about how there is a big problem of discrimination and how they can fix it, effectively creating an appeal of authority to connect the audience of all people, of all different colors and races, with the problems in society that hurt people of different color. In the speech, Kennedy shows how the problems can be fixed by talking about how they should provide the kind of equality of treatment that white people want themselves. This shows how that there is a solution to the problem and that is to just treat people how you would want to be treated. This part of the speech sets a tone of authority and sympathy with the white people and the black people in the audience, allowing the author to tell how they are able to fix discrimination against black people while having the attention of the audience and having the audience feel a sense of sympathy for people of color. Kennedy included, “not every child has an equal talent or an equal ability or equal motivation, but they should have the equal right to develop their talent and their ability and their motivation, to make something of themselves.” This statement emphasizes how much the discrimination is hurting black people and that everyone should be given a fair chance to be what they want to be. This argument has brought the audience to feel another sense of sympathy and a feeling to help give them a chance in society. The article is brought to an end with the argument that
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