With Jordan's slender golden arm resting in mine, we descended the steps and sauntered about the garden. " In this quote, a metaphor is being used. Nick describes Jordan's arm as golden, which points to her high reputation, almost as if he has a trophy. As readers continue to read the book, it is realized that Jordan is not a trophy after all. She cheats, lies, and is unremorseful.
His speech was so amazing and he had such great traits that he ended up convincing 120 mutineers to go into battle with him. Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain provoked a decision for the mutineers that they probably would never have done if they didn’t hear his speech. After Chamberlain’s powerful speech he had convinced all but 6 of 120 men to rejoin the battle and fight alongside Chamberlain himself and help out the North in their battle. In the text on page 8 of Killer Angels it states, “ It is the idea that we all have value, you and me, we’re worth something more than the dirt”(Shaara 8).
The ancient Egyptians were well-known for many things, one of which was their artwork. King Tut’s tomb was a history making discovery, which made headlines across the world. An English Archaeologist and Egyptologist, Howard Carter, discovered
Ethos is equivalent to credibility. Waldinger clearly makes his audience believe what he says by explaining surveys which lead to really strong data. He also states several different quotes by Marc Twain, which provided important pieces of evidence and different perspectives to his speech. Waldinger also states different research facts building a stronger main point. Lastly, he explains one of the oldest and longest study ever, The Harvard study.
These cities include Washington D.C., London, Paris, Moscow, Warsaw, and Rome. The capitals of these countries were chosen because they are often highly traveled areas by both citizens and tourists, thus allowing the monuments to receive a lot of exposure, while also allowing the populous to have easy access to the locations. Within these cities the hope would be that the memorial spaces would be constructed inside a park space or natural area in order to combine landscape and memory. The natural space would hopefully provide a quiet area for reflection and communication outside of the hustle of the city, while also allowing the monument to stand out within its surroundings. This affect would be somewhat similar to the 9/11 memorial in New York, where trees are used to help create a barrier from the city that filters noise and light so the memorial space becomes a separate entity from the city itself (Sturken
Everyone, at some point in their lives will read, The Gettysburg Address, as it is one of the most popular speeches in the United States. However, taking a deeper look into the speech, it is pure rhetorical genius. Lecturing on the human condition and transcendent issues make it a brilliant literary work. Although written in 1863, when the speech was given it was pragmatic for the time period. Addressing the audience with emotion and a sense of belonging, Lincoln, used rhetorical strategies to call his people to action.
Rhetorical Analysis Exercise #4 Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, designed to motivate his audience to work together, fight for what’s right, and honor the fallen soldiers, uses repetition and antitheses to emphasize the importance of winning the war. Throughout the speech, Lincoln repeats many words to reiterate his ideas. His repetition of “we” unifies the audience, which helps them unite against their enemies. They are motivated by his words to work together and honor the men who have lost their lives here by winning the war. Lincoln also repeats “nation” many times in the address.
This memorial is one of the most popular memorials around the world and for good reason. I haven’t been able to go there myself, but from viewing pictures and from word of mouth, it is breathtaking to be able to read the names of the people who were taken away and actually stand on the site where it happened. These memorials are meant for us viewers to understand what occurred and provide us with the memory that we have had during it. In public history, there are practices that help us to do so, such as audience, collaboration, and reflective practice. This memorial incorporated the audience and collaboration well and are relevant to the understanding of this memorial.
Strengths: The major strength of The kingdom of Saudi Arabia relies heavily on its strategic location. As it is the birthplace of prophet Mohammed and the birth of Islam, it has great antiques and history that is appreciated by Arabs, Muslims and everyone around the world, as the history of the Arab peninsula goes back to more than 1400 years. This provides tons of historic information and antiques that will attract tourists around the world. Another strength is the constant visits from Muslims throughout the year, which will motivate the Saudi government to be on a constant road to development to provide ease for visitors when performing religious rituals.
I was standing just looking out over the crowd; so amazed at the volume of people in front of me. Such a force unexplained, so magnificent that I could feel each time another person joined the cause. I will never forget the time that I looked West from the steps of the Capitol and witnessed a miracle. Jessie Jackson and others mentioned how expensive it was to set up the Million Man March. Then, he asked the million men to put their donations in the air.
Public space is a shared landscape that all citizens have the potential to encounter. These areas, especially in major cities like Philadelphia, are saturated with statues depicting historical figures and a variety of artwork. Memorials are also included in this public area and become a representation of a certain memory for the public to share. When conflicts occur, such as a major war, more than just the government and the military are involved. A nations economy is torn apart, and certain industries and their materials become focused on the war effort.
The Chartres Cathedral is one of the most notable pieces of gothic architecture, and many people have been impressed and in awe of the cathedral since it has been built. This includes American filmmaker, Orson Welles. In his final film he highlights the Chartres Cathedral by saying: This has been standing here for centuries. The premier work of man perhaps in the whole Western world, and it’s without a signature:
Weems receives the credit for the cherry tree myth that so many of us know to this very day and use this to give an exaggerated reason for Washington 's honesty. He used this wild story to gain any small amount of wealth he could grab from the unsuspecting people of this time. He weaved stories to teach lessons on behalf of Washington to further his point that he was such a great leader. President Abraham Lincoln admitted to reading the stories as a young boy to help shape him into the great president he had later become. By making up these stories to heighten Washington’s stature, people admired and perceived him as a religious man, even though there is no evidence to support that he was a devout Christian.
In the United States, there are many famous people, inventions, and wars. In Washington D.C., there are many monuments celebrating and remembering these famous people and events. One memorial, a couple miles south of Washington D.C., is Mount Vernon, also known as the home of George Washington. The property is more than just his home; it is his birthplace, his home, and it is his grave. Mount Vernon was built long before George Washington, but for 45 years, he almost completely remodeled and expanded the home to reflect his status as a Virginia gentleman.
The Washington Memorial is a magnificent work of architecture. This monument was built as a tribute to George Washington, the first President of the United States of America. It is also a sign of the advancement our country has made. This monument is located in the District of Columbia, in Washington DC. It was designed by Robert Mills and construction was finished in 1884, which makes it almost 133 years old.