By using powerful words, the audience will understand the importance of America needing to make changes and will listen to Clinton about what would happen if America does not make changes and faces dull consequences. Without the use of these powerful words, the speech would lose its importance, and the audience would not take this speech seriously. Therefore, powerful diction is an essential key to any speech or writings because it strengthens one’s ideas and arguments, and Clinton’s selection of words shows that the conflicts are important, and it is urgent that America needs to make a change. Clinton’s use of allusions and strong diction are essential parts of his speech, and it would deliver a different message without those rhetorical devices. His use of these devices conveys the urgency of making a change to make America a better nation, and it also shows him as a powerful
“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be,” Kurt Vonnegut Jr. once said. Considering his work, Harrison Bergeron, that seems to be true, a world that worries about equality, generally a good thing, but leads to totalitarianism. Vonnegut criticizes a political issue, the involvement of the state in the lives of individuals and the challenges of changing modern society we face. The author uses his short story to teach a lesson, but a lesson the reader has to conclude for himself. Vonnegut clearly shows the intention of educating his reader, giving him a chance to draw his own conclusion instead of presenting him with a preconceived solution.
Singer begins new parts of his argument with rhetorical questions. Because the question of how much to give is such a controversial topic, Singer needs to be able to answer the variety of questions readers will have about his claim throughout the article, and the best way for him to do that is to anticipate the questions readers and answer them in his article. In the question about giving more than our share is an excellent example of this. This device works two-fold. First, it answers the questions many people will add increasing his credibility.
used allusion, metaphors, and repetitions in his speech to try to convince Americans to open up their door of selfishness and welcome change. Dr. King used metaphor to let people better understand things that they don’t necessarily know. KIng also used allusions to show people his ideas compared to theirs, and to make people remember certain things that those people said that goes against what the audience is doing. Finally, Dr. King used repetitions to show people something that is really important, and to remind them about things in the past that should be remembered. In the end, Martin Luther King Jr. “I have a dream” speech used many rhetorical devices to try to convince people to change their ways, open the doors of selfishness, and invite change.
This quote shows what Twain later describes as a 'great law of human action.' This is Twain commenting on the fact that in order to make a man want something, you must simply make it difficult to obtain. Altogether, this evidence shows how social commentary is a large part of Twain's unique writing style. It is, in fact, one of the main reasons he started writing: to instill lessons of morality and astuteness into his readers. O. Henry has a very unique writing style.
In Benjamin Franklin’s speech, he uses some phrases that are able to support his opinion on the faults of the constitution. He is willing to change his opinions for the benefit of our people. Ben Franklin believes that opinions are changed over time because even his opinions were changed as he matured and took the opinions of others into consideration. He stated that “- to change opinions even on the important subjects, which I once thought were right, but found to be otherwise.” It is crucial that people not only consider their opinions when making a decision, but also the views of others.
In this essay, Cacicedo analyzes how trauma is the reasoning behind the plot of ending of Catch-22. The article was overall effective in showing us that we are all “guest observers of our own existences.” (367) The argument’s effectiveness is greatly due to how decisive Cacicedo is when making his assertions. Rather than saying that the outcome might have occured due to trauma, Cacicedo makes sure to make a definite point of the argument using words like “precisely” (359) and “truly.”
However, in Ray Bradly’s book Fahrenheit 451 we see exactly what the difference is with Beatty and Faber. We also see that knowledge is power ,with Beatty’s manipulation skills, what the world would be like without knowledge, and why knowledge is important to us as a society. What is the difference between knowledge and wisdom? Well take Faber and Beatty for example.
He uses syntax, to basically word the trust phrase differently. If a rearrangement of the words were done it would be ¨I come to praise him, not to bury him¨. What Anthony actually came for while speaking towards the plebeians. However he can't say this specifically towards the people because he wants to open his speech with affability. He wants the people to know he's with them, and that they should trust him. If Anthony wanted his 2nd line in his speech the way he meant it then the people would have not lend him their ears.
Repetition is a highly effective way to persuade his audience. Not only is the speaker showing emotions of being passionate in what he is saying, but his passion has the audience experience emotions as well, such as excitement and enthusiasm. Experiencing a leader who repetitively speaks passionately about their topic, shows how much they really care and believe in what they are stating. This persuades the audience to want to be a part of this energy and excitement and begin to start caring about what is being repeated and doing what needs to be done to make this change
The fact that Dr. Shah is explaining the reasons behind the C-sections helps the reader acknowledge that the author wants the reader to understand him better. After the reader has read the article, it is clear to see that it is a persuasive argument. They may notice this since the author uses persuasive techniques, such as evidence and reasoning, to convince readers that hospital birth is dangerous compared to other options. Those two techniques are not the only ones seen within the article, they are only the tip of the iceberg.
Frenchy used racial epithets two options came up. The first choice was to terminate the interview. The second option was to apply this as a teaching moment. This was a personal challenge for me, as the word conjured up many emotional events. Listening to this interviewee’s life story made me aware of his experiences, and how environment shapes one 's thoughts, language, and actions.
Turning away from his best friend just exemplified how he was scared and intimidated and that is the worst way to act going through life. The main lesson to take out of Hosseini’s quote is to make the decision that will be the most beneficial to the future because just by one wrong decision, life can go a whole different
During Dred Scott vs. Sanford (1856), Chief Justice Taney stated that “The words “people of the United States” and “citizens” are synonymous terms” and “The question before us is, whether the [people of African ancestry] compose a portion of this people.” He answered his own question with “We think they are not, and that they are not included, and were not intended to be included, under the word “citizens” in the Constitution.” In 1787, the Constitution was written. “We the People” at the time were elite white males. It didn’t include colored, Natives, women, or impoverished people.
Reports the Arizona Republic, the son of GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons is charged for a stint in prison for a July domestic assault on his girlfriend. Robert Sean Parsons was 44 years old when he was sentenced on Friday to 4 months in prison and 3 years' ordeal for the incident at his Scottsdale home, though complying with terms of his ordeal could decrease prison time by 3 months, in which he confessed to grasping the woman's throat, suffocating her, and punching her after she faced him about texts from other women. She was admitted to the hospital twice. The Maricopa County said; "We believe that the sentence is appropriate to send a message to the defendant, there are outcomes for his actions.