Also, he was able to express his feelings and wrote in a way that people commonly spoke. Thomas Paine had successfully contributed to the declaration of independence and his 47-page pamphlet, “Common Sense”, impacted numerous Americans. “Common Sense” allowed citizens of the colony to
Overall, this speech is much loaded with wonderful rhetorical techniques. He uses metaphor, personification, and application many details writing and so on. It is make his speech more abundant. He also uses ethos, pathos ,logos make the speech more vividly. Jobs talk about background about his life, success and failure, his unique ideas about life and gives sincere suggestion to students about the success.
Kennedy presents his speech with strong Aristotelian appeals of ethos, pathos and the stylistic devices of alliteration and antithesis. Kennedy accomplished what every speaker strives for and surpassed it by capturing the hearts of the audience and inspiring the people’s trust. Ethos is a very important rhetorical device in speeches because it establishes a sense of credibility and trustworthiness with the audience. Ethos permits the audience to feel a sense of trust that is missing in some people’s speeches. When ethos is missing one never really gets to establish a connection to the audience.
I kept pointing out how he involved his students in the speech from the start, for I think it was one of the most important features of his speech. I talked about the context of his speech as well, because the techniques got more meaningful if they were thought within the context; which was about the students finding their own
My Captain!” – is a world-renowned composition, often referenced as one of the most influential poems of all time. Any student would readily recognize the poem, and, due to established ethos, regard the person who assumes its title as a knowledgeable person in the literary arts and therefore a credible source for literary instruction, making students more attuned to Keating’s message. Secondly, the “captain” the narrator of the poem refers to is usually assumed to be Abraham Lincoln, ubiquitously regarded as an American hero, an intelligent scholar, and perhaps most importantly, a good man. The opportunity is then present for Keating’s pupils to make a comparison: an American hero regarded with extremely high esteem, and Professor Keating – one who, students can deduce, is comparatively a hero, a scholar, and a good man. Finally, there is the connotation of the title Keating assumes.
The story introduced the idea of self-confidence as being a skill that can be learned. Throughout the speech, he told stories that were either based off his own experience or were relevant to the information he was presenting, referred to the previous speaker’s speeches, incorporated analogies, and added humor to retain the audience’s attention. All these terms are techniques that proficient speakers use to gain and then hold their audience’s attention. Dr. Ivan Joseph presented the topic with his opening story and then motivated the audience to listen by offering tips on how to build one’s own self confidence and how to help others’ self-confidence grow. During the speech, Dr. Joseph established credibility by sharing real life stories that he had experienced and by
A good leader must be a master of his profession and should have an ability to utilize his knowledge for given situation in effective manner. Consequently, he would be able to build confidence and trust among his subordinate and also with higher commanders. Harold Alexander when he was in India in 1942 he secretly learned Hindi with in short period of time. He managed to address Indian troop with the knowledge of Hindi language. Moreover, he would be able to manifest his competence, trust and also increase the morale of the troops.
Through the American Culture 2 course, I can have an opportunity to expand my knowledge about the diversity of American culture. I learn many things such as religion, government, business, and so on. but, the most interesting issue for me, which is inventiveness and the can-do spirit of American from “The Frontier Heritage” lesson. There are several reasons why I feel interesting and I can learn some values experience from an issue. Firstly, I admire someone, who can created a new thing.
The 44th and first African American President, Barack Obama, in his Inaugural Address, promotes, a call to action. Obama’s purpose is to express his gratitude for his opportunity to become president and discuss his plans for economic advancement. In order to reach the American people of the U.S., Obama adopts a serious and thought-provoking tone to urge them to support his plans for advancement. During this time of economic crisis, Obama clearly conveys to the American people, through his use of metaphors, allusion, and anaphora, that it is time to take a stand and make a change in America. Throughout his speech, Barack Obama’s use of metaphor allows the audience to make powerful connections and conclusions; therefore, persuading them to support his plans.