Sojourner Truth’s most important legacy is the tone and substance of her language (Sojourner Truth-History)but with such strong characteristics, Truth didn’t know how to read or write. She used passages from the bible to develop her voice as an individual. Her short speeches were insightful, straight to the point, and her intimidating stage presence made the attending audience and speakers listen and observe.
This will include my thesis topic and my thesis statement. I will provide statistical data and sources that give information about Lucille Ball, as well as Carol Burnett and Ellen Degeneres. I will discuss how Carol Burnett and Ellen Degeneres were inspired by Lucille Ball to overcome their fears and achieve success as comedians, which in return lead them to build up their personal brand, resulting in them becoming entrepreneurial successes.
In 1972, Shirley Chisholm stood before thousands of people and presented her presidential bid declaration speech. Chisholm uses all three of Aristotle’s persuasive appeals. Throughout Chisholm’s speech, she used logos, pathos and ethos. Logos is the appeal to logic in which reasoning and facts comes into play. Then pathos is the appeal to emotions in which she uses words to pull and the heart strings of her audience. Finally, she uses ethos, which is the appeal to credibility. She used logos, pathos and ethos in hope of persuading her audience to vote for her as the next president.
From the beginning, the world was a place of inequality. However, it is possible to change. Through hard work from significant individuals, the world has fought wars and created laws that have led towards equality. The world has developed in many areas such as in gender, sexual, and racial rights. Shirley Chisholm stands as one of these individuals in history that has paved a path to equality. Her Presidential bid, delivered on January 25, 1972, is one moment cemented in history. This paper will analyze that speech by examining her pathos, logos, and ethos.
Lewinsky uses a diverse mix of ethos, logos and pathos to make her persuasive point that we cannot sit idly by when cyberbullying occurs right in front of us. Ethos, as discussed in the previous section, is a speaker’s credibility. Ethos is not something automatic, it must be established and actively cultivated by the presenter (Keith & Lundberg 39). Logos and pathos are evidence and emotional appeals, respectively, and form the core of the speech’s content (Beebe & Beebe 203). The personal narratives that Lewinsky weaves are able to effectively connect with both of those core concepts, especially as she defines exactly what the consequences were. She begins one story, saying, in 1998 “I lost almost everything – and I almost
On December 9, 1948, as the United States was approaching a proposal towards the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which seemed unfair and uncompromised, first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt displayed a motivational and moving speech to allow the citizens of America to come together as one to make the best of the situation that was proposed in front of them.The analysis of the tingling speech on the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, will explore the deep rhetorical devices used to compel the audience and America, including the true purpose and background of this particular eye-opening speech.
She encourages the members of her audience to be a mentor to someone who is different from them, and who does not have the same opportunities as them (Abdel-Magied, 9:56). Everyone has the tendency to gravitate towards those similar as themselves, she acknowledges (Abdel-Magied, 10:00). But by finding someone with a completely different background than you, you can create opportunities for them that were not there before. Many times we don’t even realize that others lack the opportunities that we have (Abdel-Magied, 10:35-10:45). By making the decision to look beyond your own bias and reach out to someone, you have the potential to create more opportunities for people, and in doing so you are helping the world by creating equal
American political activist, author, and artist, Mary fisher, in her speech “A Whisper of AIDs,” presents the growing national epidemic known as HIV and AIDs, from a personal and national point of urgency, condemning the silence surrounding these viruses and calling all peoples to action in the fight against HIV and AIDs. Fisher first comes to her audience through emotion, establishing ethos from the moment she began speaking, connecting herself to the HIV community by stating that she is HIV positive, and like many of those listening to her that tonight she did not choose to be apart of the millions of infected. She presents evidence and logic against the idea that HIV and AIDs present bias against any one group of people by quoting the
2. She spent a majored of her adulthood helping other people, instead of trying to hog the spotlight.
a. Maya Angelou was an avid writer, speaker, activist and teacher. As a result of the many hardships that she suffered while growing up as a poor black woman in the south she has used her own experiences as the subject matter of her written work. In doing this she effectively shows how she was able to overcome her personal obstacles. Her autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970) tells the story of her life and how she overcame and moved forward triumphantly in spite of her circumstances. She asks her readers to rise above their defeats, to not allow anyone to stop their dreams. In demonstrating how she succeeded she has been a role model for women of all cultures and races. The “Phenomenal Women” poem is a celebration
The way she uses her tone, and her words will be remembered for along time. She is inspirational, passionate, caring, and she cares for people's well being. They could be white, black, asian, or hispanic and she would want equal rights for everyone. Freedom is a right not a privilege, use freedom
When having to face adversity, Christy Brown in My Left Foot, Bethany Hamilton, and Jeannette Walls in The Glass Castle are perfect examples of how you can create a better life when overcoming adversity. To be able to be resilient and perservering when times are tough, are key to become a stronger, more well rounded adult. The ones who can accomplish this are the ones who can
In the article “Jennie Finch makes case for Olympic softball” by Jennie Finch in the USA TODAY Sports she is stating her case on why the International Olympic Committee needs to bring back softball to the Olympics. Jennie Finch is a past Olympic softball player, and she got 2 medals pitching in the Olympics. The International Olympic Committee dropped softball from the Olympics after the 2008 Olympic Games happened. She is stating reasons why softball should be voted back into the Olympics again starting in the 2020 Olympic Games and what it can mean to others. Her audience is the International Olympic Committee and women and girls of all ages. Her purpose is to persuade them to vote to re-add softball
AIDS Activist, Mary Fisher, gave her touching speech, “A Whisper of AIDS” (1992) demanding the Republican Party to take a stand and support research for the treatments of the deadly disease. She supports her thesis through ethos, pathos, and repetition. Mary’s purpose is to affect the Republican party in an emotional way in order to fulfill her desire for more research. Mary Fisher is addressing the Republican Party, but also the Democratic Party at the same time explaining that anyone can get AIDS no matter who they are, or what group they belong to.