Melania Trump Speech Analysis

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Melania Trump, United Nations Speech Melania Trump is our nation’s first lady. On Wednesday September 20, 2017 she had the privilege of speaking at the United Nations General Assembly. Melania devoted much of her speech with regards of our children, “who ultimately suffer the most from the callings that plague our societies.”(Melania Trump) Would you say she spoke from her heart? Do you feel she touched the lives of all whom were in attendance? In this analysis, I will attempt to interpret her speech and project the way it was meant to be understood. Melania Trump is a successful business woman, mother, and wife. She donates much of her time to charities and is involved in many organizations. In her United Nations speech she speaks with …show more content…

She describes our future in one statement. “If you look at the present state of children in any society, we will see the future that our world can expect tomorrow. Show me your civic lessons of today and I will show you your civic leaders of tomorrow. Show me your history lessons of today and I will show you your political leaders of tomorrow. Show me the loving bonds between your families today and I will show you the patriotism and moral clarity of your nation tomorrow. Our choices on how we raise and educate our children will in fact provide the blue print for the next generation.” (Melania Trump) In her speech she explains how it is our responsibility to teach our children; it is our responsibility to make sure our children are learning. The entire time she is speaking, she is speaking as if we are not alone. Everyone helps everyone; nobody is left behind, especially our children. It takes a “village” approach. Melania explains the importance of promoting peace, human rights, and human dignity. “If we do not advocate a love of country to our children and the generations to come, then why would our children grow up to fight for their country’s founding principles and moral truths? If we do not teach our children the importance of helping those less fortunate — wherever they may be — then why would they become caring adults who dedicate themselves to charity? If we do not ensure that our youth are to find a nation of community to reach beyond their own backyards, their own schools and their own town halls, then why would we expect to see a new generation of leaders with a moral conscience that includes all of humanity?” (Melania Trump) It is our responsibility as adults, to teach and enforce these lessons to ensure the success of our children and their

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