On April 10, 1962, steel companies raised the prices by 3.5 percent of their products. President John F. Kennedy had tried to maintain steel prices at a stable rate. President John F. Kennedy, known for his diligence and persuasion, held a news conference about the hikes in steel prices. President John F. Kennedy, in his speech, uses rhetorical strategies such as diction, emotional appeals, and a persuasive tone to convince Americans that steel companies are declining the standards to maintain stable prices. Kennedy states that the steel companies are a national problem due to the increase of steel prices.
Following the increased price of steel, Kennedy gave a speech responding to the Steel Companies decision. Throughout Kennedy’s speech, he uses rhetorical strategies to strengthen his message. Kennedy uses strong diction and logos to emphasize his disapproval of the steel companies. Kennedy begins his speech with strong diction to condemn the steel companies raised prices. Kennedy’s repeated usage of “we” makes the crowd feel unified in their hardships that they have been going through.
In John F. Kennedy’s remarks on the news conference on Aprial 11, 1962 about the largest steel price rise. As the president of the United Sates of America, Kennedy not only puts out his actions into words. Also alarm and imform the audience into one; creating unity over the national problem. Kennedy opens up his speach with an alert. At the begining of the essay he states “this serious hour.” By using “hour” to describe the time of moment added the intensivity to the tone of the text.
John F. Kennedy gave a speech in 1962 ,during the aftermath of a recession, in regards to the steel companies increase in steel prices. He spoke out as one of the people, he spoke for the consumers as well as the American citizens affected by the recent recession. Kennedy made sure to shame the steel companies, with his strict yet disappointed tone, for not standing by their duties to help and be fair to the consumers. John F. Kennedy’s tone,in his speech regarding the increase in steel prices, shifts from anger to disappointment by using parallelism and , in order to speak about the ongoing unfair placement of power. John F. Kennedy uses parallelism to conceive himself as any other normal American citizen in order to call
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,
It was after the event of the 1965 riots, congregated in the black district, in Los Angeles California that the Cloward-Piven Strategy emerged. The beginnings of this idea, bureaucratic overload, were expressed in an article, The Weight of the Poor: A Strategy to End Poverty, published by both Cloward and Piven. It was an instant success and people from around the country were buying into the idea with much interest and enthusiasm. The article called out and blamed the “ruling class” for the downfall and suffering of the poor. The main argument was that welfare, a financial support system from the United States government to aid people in financial need, was in fact not aiding the poor but rather it was weakening the poor.
President Abraham Lincoln, in his inaugural address, addresses the topic of the civil war and its effects on the nation and argues that America could be unified once more. He supports his claim by using massive amounts of parallel structure and strong word choice. Lincoln ‘s purpose is to contemplate the effects of the civil war in order to unite the broken America once again. He adopts a very hopeful tone for his audience, the readers of the inaugural address and others interested in the topic of American history and the civil war. To begin, President Lincoln strengthens his points by using parallel structure in paragraph by exclaiming “All dreaded it, all sought to avert it”.
On January 28, 1986, President Ronald Reagan responded to the dreadful crash of the space shuttle, Challenger, with words of sorrow about the loss of seven men and women. The situation at hand called for a sincere message from the leader of the country by giving his respect and thank those who died on that unfortunate day. Ronald Reagan made the dreadful event into a speech that motivated the American citizens to keep being brave and exploring whether it is in regard to the NASA space program or just the ambition of achieving the freedom that America stands for. Knowing that the direct audience would be the citizens of the United States and the indirect audience would be other countries like Russia who were competing for the exploration of space, Reagan knew he had to pressure the citizens to not give up and not become scared because this one incident. The speech emphasizes this point through Reagan’s directly mention of “the schoolchildren of America.” The schoolchildren that Reagan is mentioning is the future of the United States.
In 1962, in the midst of the international space race, steel prices in the U.S. began to rise. In this speech delivered by John F. Kennedy, he claims that there is no justification for these increasing steel prices through the use of logos and pathos. Whilst attempting to convince and create reason for steel companies to reduce their prices, JFK employs the use of logic-best argumentation in order to convey his message. However, at times, because his audience isn't merely citizens of the country but also executives of the steel companies, the line between pathos and logos is subtle, for he appeals to the emotions general American public through the use of verifiable data. He proposes a series of alternate (and very possible realities) that
“He became an attorney general and a New York general.” (history.com) Robert is the reason now why we have secret service on presidential candidates. “Robert was assassinated in the June of 1968.” (history.com) “Robert F. Kennedy presented the speech “On the Death of Martin Luther King” on April fourth 1968.” (historyplace.com) He gave his speech to inform the public about the assassination of Martin Luther King. He wrote the speech to remark on how great a man King was. In writing this speech he must of had to keep in mind the fact of the emotional response that he would receive. There is mixed feelings about Martin Luther King.