¨History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.¨ This is a quote said by Winston Churchill who had definitely lived up his saying. Winston Churchill was thought by many that his war tactics were bad, that his views on certain situations were wrong, and that by giving his speeches were a sign of weakness. However, Winston Churchill had won World War II as prime minister, and had become a widely known politician for Britain. As well as his speeches were thought by many to be some of the best speeches ever written.
On January 20th, 1961 during President John F Kennedy inaugural address Kennedy persuades the audience that they should fight for equality and democracy around the world and inspired millions using antitheses, metaphors, and pathos. Kennedy's one most effective strategies used in the speech was the use of an antithesis’ to make his points seem like the obvious and best choice. An example of this would be when he says “... ask not what you country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. " This is very effective because it shows the audience the best path possible.
Response to Senator McCarthy’s “Enemies From Within Speech” With anti-communism being the dominant political issue during the Cold War, hysteria and paranoia spread throughout the minds of Americans. The “Enemies From Within Speech” delivered at Wheeling, West Virginia in 1950 by Senator Joseph McCarthy focused on worsening that national fear. Senator McCarthy used ethos, metaphor, and hyperbole to create the notion of disloyalty within the federal government. In order to persuade the American public in a convincing way, Senator McCarthy appeals to their ethics.
He is trying to state that all people, no matter the race were and still should be equal. That we should end slavery and all the racism out there, to have a free and equal country again. In conclusion, Abraham Lincoln delivers a very persuasive speech due to his use of figurative language and utilization of pathos styled techniques. He uses these examples very well in his speech to persuade people to believe him when he says that these men that died in the battle of Gettysburg shouldn’t of died in vain, that they died for a reason, and that reason is that all men, no matter the race or religion, should be treated
His speech had ethos, logos, and pathos throughout it, which is why it was a great persuasive message. According to Aristotle’s three speech situations, this speech used
Constantly switching between the two and feeding Oceanias inhabitants lies about the others. Once this “groupthink” (Psychological Aspects Behind the Causes of the Holocaust) is widely tolerated something “can go from being wrong or weird to acceptable and normal very quickly” (Psychological Aspects Behind the Causes of the Holocaust) . There is a domino effect and people begin to fall in line so to speak. It is easier to agree with what seems to be the majority than it is to disagree. This, arguably vulnerable, psychological concept coded into humans is taken advantage of by these corrupt governments to plant ideas within massive numbers of people.
Through violent and severe style of narration author is trying to encourage ordinary people to get rid off illusions and see a huge problem of Ireland. Swift shocks the reader, makes him think critically and understand motivations and values. Moreover, in this absurd thesis contains a harsh criticism of British politicians who made this crisis real. In the process he shows a number of Ireland’s social problems and indifferent attitude with which they have been treated. Swift’s critical pamphlets have made a huge political effect and have become an important document in the history of the Irish national liberation movement.
Martin Luther King’s enthusiasm towards his cause in the “I Have a Dream” speech is as strong as America’s desire to win the Vietnam War. In this great speech, Martin Luther King Jr. creates a story in the form of a speech by including so many great traits, such as his vivid figurative language, encouraging statements, and his will to stand up for the people who are to scared to do it for themselves. In this text, King mostly states how corrupt our nation is and how we need to fix it. I believe King’s central idea in his speech is he wants to end racism; in his speech, there are three attributes that show how badly he wants to end racism, and they are he will not rest until racism is gone, he doesn 't want violence to threaten his chances of abolishing racism, and he believes our world can be better than this.
It can be viewed as hell and damnation, in chapter seven Gatsby’s dreams were crushed, Myrtle’s infidelity is discovered, and Tom is losing his mind. In similar fashion, the status of the car represents carelessness and the hit and run caused by Daisy. In conclusion, All the symbols have some sort of ties to the decline of the American dream in the 1920’s. The Great Gatsby is full of people doing unethical things for all the wrong reasons and for fulfillment in their lives.
Its energetic imagery and burning tone make it a remarkable abrasion of the World War I and it has discovered its way into both literature and history courses as a paragon of textual representation of the horrors of the combat zone. Concerning invocation and request the message of reality, Owens straightforwardly hits the romantic illusion of war and attacks the warmongers. As his contends, war itself is just a vain
Theodore Roosevelt uses logos throughout his speech. He uses it to show that he knows what he is doing and using his intelligence to convey that he is the right person to lead the United States. When he says, “Upon the success of our experiment much depends, not only as regards our own welfare, but as regards the welfare of mankind,” it makes us think and feel that he knows what he is talking about, reassuring why he will be a good president. His logos is also shown when he talks about the Republic of the days with Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Bringing this into the speech shows that he knows his history on the US and knows that they did great things for the country, showing that he will also do great things.
In 1980, at the age of 69, Ronald Reagan accepted the nomination to run as the Republican candidate for the office of the President of the United States. Before declaring himself as a republican, he used to hold a very liberal democrat point of view. But, after changing his beliefs, he spoke consistently on several major themes (Medhurst, 2016). Reagan also, having been an actor, been the President of the Screen Actors Guild, worked for multiple political campaigns, ran and served as the Governor of California, and ran for the President of the United States twice before his campaign in 1980, had plenty of practice with public speaking and rhetoric (Marez, 2016). He was a man who had won the hearts of many Americans and set himself up for a landslide victory in his campaign.
Good morning Mr Gluyas and students, throughout life we are presented with many challenges, arguably none as horrific as those we face during times of war. One man who was faced with far too many great challenges was Franklin D. Roosevelt; the 32nd President of the United States of America serving his presidential term from 1933-1945. He served his term for the duration of the second world war and also during the great depression. With these times and in such a position of responsibility, however he was required to address his nation on the atrocities of war and how it had affected their soldiers.
Along with being the President of the United States, Bill Clinton also holds the title of a liar. After months of going behind the back of wife Hillary Rodham Clinton, the media, as well as the courts, accuse him of having a sexual relations with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. In an attempt to salvage his reputation, along with his family’s reputation, he lies and denies all accusations during a court trial in which he testifies against Paula Jones’s sexual misconduct accusations, as well. After many reports of sexual harassment, Bill Clinton’s word can be seen as unreliable. Proven in Clinton’s speech, it becomes apparent that he is unreliable when he takes back his denial of the situation and formally apologizes to his family and the people of America for his intolerable actions.
Journalist, Ahmed Agdas, in his article, “Why Taking in Refugees Is Still the Right Thing to Do” argues why we should let the refugees in. The author uses rhetorical strategies to make his argument stronger and to communicate to the readers. Ahmed Agdas is a young politician, journalist, and a student. Agdas’s purpose is to convey the idea that we need to let the refugees in so they don’t die on the border. In today’s society the word refugee has become omnipresent.