His well structured speech touched the people, gave them courage. Henry's speech made them consider he was right and war was soon to begin. Henry's use of of rhetorical devices helped make his speech more powerful. Henry’s use of ethos helps him gain people's trust and helps encourage them to do what is right.
Pathos control the emotions of an audience and evoke a certain feeling to persuade the crowd in this case. Finally, logos convince an audience using reasoning and logic. Antony expresses a variety of persuasive techniques throughout his entire speech and change the mindset of the commoners using ethos, pathos, and logos. In Marc Antony’s speech, he used to persuasive technique known as ethos.
By including himself in the sacrifices that have to be made by the “185 million Americans” (20) Kennedy provides a connectedness with the crowd. This is then turned around when he specifically singles out the steel executives. By singling them out he created
He was able to motivate through the use of rhetorical questions, a strong emotional appeal, and speaks directly to the audience in 1st person to influence their opinions personally. One of the main goals of the speech was to bring a sense of nationalism into the colonists through fear of what would happen if the British had control of America. Henry uses first person to bring a sense of mutual bonding to show that he is one of them and wants to help be a part of a movement which drew the people towards him. He encourages the fight by saying “we must fight! I repeat it, sir, we must fight!”.
The president continues to praise them and say “they wished to serve, and they did. They served all of us.” Sharing this line with the audience creates a nice transition from mourning over the loss, to the bright side of things of which is the cause they died
This strategy allows King to show his audience that he is no different from them and they believe in the same ideals and religious interests. The beginning of X’s speech had similar traits to the letter that King wrote. X’s first line says “Mr. Moderator, Brother Lomax, brothers and sisters, friends and enemies: I just can't believe everyone in here is a friend.” Even though X was a by any means necessary type of guy he still wanted to appeal to his audience as friends.
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. Majority of people thought of him as an impactful and powerful person who put change to how we go about our daily lives.
Martin Luther King Jr talks in short, strong sentences, individually having deep meanings. This confidence in the speech shows how King persuades his audience using ethos techniques. This language makes him sound like an authority figure, increasing his credibility. He also uses pathos techniques, and describes saddening and passionate stories about discrimination. Malcom X talks in long, complex sentences, and goes into depth about ethical and religious viewpoints.
His multitude of anecdotes allows him to connect with the audience on a personal, emotional level, attaching them to his argument. And with this emotion, he is able to manipulate it so that the audience will support his argument. President Clinton’s speech so great because it has the ability to draw its audience to support him and his
The following speech by President Kennedy’s inaugural address, 1961 was a bold assertion of his confidence and his ability to lead the nation in a new direction. Kennedy made bold foreign policy declarations. President Kennedy’s speech was amazing because the audience was attentive. During Kennedy’s speech he spoke with clear voice and a volume appropriate for the audience. He kept his eyes on the audience as he spoke.
“Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” With these words, John F Kennedy marked his presidency as one of communal dedication and sacrifice. A year later, in the midst of a recession, steel companies raised prices by 3.5% at the cost of its workers and the public good, inciting a public outcry against corporate greed. In stride with the people, John F Kennedy’s response vindicated their anger, reinforced unity, and called out for the steel companies’ reform through contextualization of the steel companies’ actions, powerful logos defining their motivations, and an overarching pathos that villainizes these actions, and reinforces the patriotism of his listeners.
In the Inaugural Adress from John F. Kennedy he used different figures of speech such as anaphora and zeugma. Meaning he replaced certain words to refrain from repition and also applying words in different order to make different senses of them. In Kennedy’s speech, he uses words such as “Freedom , Poverty and Devotion “ showing on how our country has been through so much to get to where we are now.
For many Americans, John Fitzgerald. Kennedy, the former president, is one of the best presidents in their mind. The inauguration of him in 1961 Washington D.C is a famous and landmark speech. Even though today, over fifty years later, many American people can remember some sentences from it. Having won the election by one of the smallest popular vote margins in history, Kennedy knows the great importance of this speech.