A Rhetorical Analysis Of Queen Elizabeth I's Speech

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This speech of Queen Elizabeth I is a historical and circumstantial text, because happened in a specific historical time which “was major rivalry on the seas between the ships of Britain and Spain over control of trade in the New World” (The history place, great speeches collection). The speech present political ideas for that reason can be a political text too, it was writing to the English people “her loving people” (Elizabeth I, speech to the troops). Queen Elizabeth I was born on September 7, 1533. Daughter of King Henry VIII who got married with Anne Boleyn, his second wife. Henry VIII got married 6 times and he had a boy with the third wife Jane Seymour and other daughter with the first wife Catalina of Aragon After the execution of…show more content…
It was a big incentive to the English military. In her speech shows her respect for her army which she describes as full of love and loyalty to the sovereign "faithful and loving people"(Elizabeth I ,the speech), she wants make them feel they weren’t alone and she was with them even she is ready to die for her country. Her intention is clear and firm, not an adventure day.” I am come amongst you at this time, to live or die amongst you all; to lay down, for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people” (Elizabeth I , the speech). Elizabeth is portrayed in his words as a virgin married to England, so an attack against the country is an attack on her and her virginity. Elizabeth was criticized for being a woman and also by weak and delicate appearance. She knows that and she wants to show all of them she is a woman but she is powerful, intelligent and she can fight with the other ones, she is the Queen and the soldier and she is as powerful like whatever other king, and even she described herself with the word King . “I know I have but the body of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart of a king, and of a king of England, too” (Elizabeth I , the Speech). She wants be clear and she said she is ready to take the arms,” I myself will take up arms”(Elizabeth I , the Speech). A speech should be short and concise. The Queen's speech emphasized in his confidence in victory and announces awards and crowns for
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