Rhetorical Analysis Obama Speech

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Barack Obama Presidential Nomination Acceptance Address, Rhetorical Analysis By Migion Booth President, Barack Obama, in his speech, “Democratic Convention Presidential Nomination Acceptance Address,” discusses and implies his reason of becoming Americas next President. Obama’s purpose is to convey the idea that he can become the next President, by recognizing what the past Presidents did and what change he can do as the next one. Obama uses a hopeful and promising tone along with the use of pathos, logos, and ethos to appeal to the audience in a relatable way. Obama begins his speech by the use of pathos by acknowledging the hardships of the Americans. “Tonight, more Americans are out of work and more are working harder for less. More…show more content…
“Come together as one American family.” Obama mentions that we should come together as a family so that we can unify the nation and become as one. Due to the fact that Obama refers to us as family increases the connection between him and the audience. Obama again uses ethos to refer to us as a team. “We will do this.” Obama wants change but in order to make change he needs a team to back him up. He uses “we” to define him and the people as a team. The use of his word choice conveyed the message that we are a team, which joined him and the audience together. Obama’s speech reveals the truth on various issues. His speech made a major impact on today’s society. Obama made everything possible for society. Obama speech had a slippery slope effect. Thanks to Obama we now have free health care and several other things. Obama just didn’t give us free health care, Obama gave the people hope. As a result of that the scores on test have gone up 64%. People going to school has risen tremendously. His speech is the reason for most. Obama’s use of a hopeful and promising tone along with the use of pathos, logos and ethos to appeal to the audience in a relatable and understanding way. Obama wanted to be the next president, but not just that he wanted change. In his speech he conveys that idea through his use of his
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