Rhetorical Analysis Of Address The Graduating Class

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Addressing the graduating class” William Faulkner, in his speech “Addressing The graduating class”, uses elements that create an emotional link between the speaker and the audience while also appealing to their hope for change and fear. In doing so, Faulkner hopes that the “youth” listening will be inspired to bring about the change of which he is speaking about, “Change for man’s peace and security”. Faulkner’s repeated use of second person pronouns such as “you” towards the beginning of his speech create a positive connotation for his audience. One that empowers them believe that they have the ability to bring about change in this world while they 're still young and capable of doing so. Faulkner
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