Fighting for equality was a relevant theme in early America; however, fighting was only half the struggle, once you won what happened next was up to the leaders of the new system. In Abraham Lincoln’s speech “ The Second Inaugural Address”, America is nearing the end of the civil war and Lincoln explains what should happen next as their victory approaches. Through the use of rhetorical strategies such as diction, allusion, and syntax the audience connects to Lincoln and his statements while understanding the great capability of America. Throughout Lincolns Speech he often times alludes to references the general population knows about so they can connect to him and his statements while receiving a greater knowledge of his purpose. The Bible
Comparing Trump to past presidents also conveying a message that trump is lowering the expectations for future presidents. Throughout the three articles Pitts used these stylistic methods: colloquial, pathos, real life scenarios, and powerful closing sentence. To begin, Pitts uses colloquial in all three of the articles. Using colloquial or informal language gives a conversational tone to the articles it also makes the reader feel more comfortable with the author. For example, in Don 't Lower the Bar on Education-- “So I’m in college, right?” Pitts is asking the rhetorical question as if he was there talking to the reader.
In this essay, "Why Literature Matters", author Dana Gioia sets up an argument about literature. Which she uses various ways to persuade her audience be in favor of her proposal; by showing statistic evidence, facts, and historical evidence, as well as some ironies, diction, and the appeals to reader's emotion. First of all, Gioia begins with strong appeals to reader's logos by clearly laying out the statistic source. For example, "According to the 2002 survey of Public Participation in the Arts, the reading population of the Americans is declining." In turn, is an attempt to point out the thesis statement and make the readers to think out about this topic wile reading through her essay.
David Foster Wallace and Ernest Hemingway are two American writers. Even though they come from different generations, both men argue about the same subject, abortion, which is controversial during their time. While both of their short stories using a third person narrative, Wallace portrays his characters’ actions and behaviours by making readers experience their thoughts in “Good People” while Hemingway portray his characters by allowing readers to observe them from the outside in “Hills Like White Elephants”. Firstly, their different writing styles can help the reader to either understand the characters relationship quickly or slowly. Next, it would seem that the involvement of reader to understand the characters in “Good People” is greater than in “Hills Like White Elephants”.
Paine says, “These are the times that try men’s souls.” I think that Paine is trying to imply that people to get in to tough conditions like Valley Forge. Paine says that getting into tough situations like Valley Forge is the best way to test my basic beliefs and character. Also, as seen External Source 2 Paine exactly defines what a summer soldier. He say’s Summer Soldier is a person that only supports the American army when things are going well. Paine’s words might increase the army’s population and inspire many men to actually work in the army.
Once America joined World War 2 and started recruiting volunteers to help out in the army, Steve and his friend, Bucky, decided that they should join the army. Steve registered but did not make the army. He would go to different cities and reapply but continue to fail. Dr. Abraham Erskine admired Rogers determination and spirit to join the army and asked him to be apart of “Project:Rebirth” which allowed him to gain strength through a
Rhetorical Analysis Obama Throught President Obama’s speech addressing gun control, Obama effectively uses both the appeal of ethos and repetition in order to persuade individuals into agreeing with him on the topic of tightening gun control. To begin with, in order to increase his credibility on the affair and in hopes of persuading his audience, Obama resorted to the use of ethos. This is seen when he states, ”I’m not on the ballot again. I’m not looking to score some points” (Obama 2). This line refers to the 2016 presidential campaign, and more importantly the fact that Obama will not be, and cannot run again.
Lamott’s use of common everyday word choice, slight profanity, and added humor allows the reader to feel like Lamott is speaking directly to them instead of reading a boring instruction manual. This style creates an atmosphere that invites the reader in and allows him to engage in what Lamott is saying not just dismiss the article. Throughout the article, I enjoyed the writer’s style. It was as if Lamott was personally telling me this advice instead of reading a dry, boring instruction manual. This method allowed me to pay attention and retain what I was reading.
American author and motivational speaker, John Canfield once said: “One individual can begin a movement that turns the tide of history. Martin Luther King in the civil rights movement, Mohandas Gandhi in India, Nelson Mandela in South Africa are examples of people standing up with courage and non-violence to bring about needed changes.” True enough, many great changes in history were initiated by individuals who opted not to keep silent in the midst of injustice. Citizens should take action when they feel that the state is implementing unjust laws. But how can you express your objection? – Protest!
Military and put their lives on the line, but still cannot purchase an alcoholic beverage. When in the military the legal drinking age is the same as the state they are located in, but it was not always like this. In the article “Drinking Age in the Military” it was stated that, “In the mid-80s, advocacy groups, such as MADD (Mothers Against Drunken Drivers) lobbied Congress to change this. Federal law (United States Code, Title 10, Section 2683) requires military installation commanders to adopt the same drinking age as the state the military base is located in” (Powers). Most individuals would agree that once you join the military you have a lot more responsibilities and become more mature.
In the 1970’s the drinking age was raise from 18 to 21 the reason the government pass this law was to stop drinking and driving. The government believes that adults 21 were more responsible to not drink and drive. However, why do we still have such a problem with drinking and driving in America? That a drinking age of 21 did not solve our problem. John M. McCardell Jr., president emeritus at Middlebury College argues that we should rise the drinking age.
Is it time to lower the drinking age to 18? Lowering the drinking age has been much in debate and a kind of hot discussion among political parties even, who have been determined to lower it from 25 to 18. The youth of a nation when reaches 18 years gets the right to vote and serve in the military which makes him quite responsible and mature enough to analyze what’s wrong and right and that accounts to the fact that he has every right to take the decision of consuming alcohol rather than being debarred from the same. The earlier Sheila Dikshit government faced a tug-of-war situation where the decision of lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18 was put to halt due to the BJP in opposition raising debate. While the debate goes round the table,
In his article “The Good Citizen: How a Younger Generation Is Reshaping American Politics,” Russell Dalton, an author and political analyst, focuses on a specific issue in regards to “Citizenship and the Transformation of American Society.” Dalton tries to shine light on a complicated paradox issue by asking a stimulating question: ‘What does it mean to be a good citizen?’ Throughout the article, Dalton explores two types of citizenships while cross analyzing three generations that could resolve the paradox issue. His answer was confusing throughout the article, until it became apparent at the end of the article when Dalton explains the respect he has for his fellow peers views’ on ‘what does it mean to be a good citizen’ and who’s to blame