Rhetorical Analysis Of Duty Honor Country Address At West Point

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In General Douglas MacArthur’s ‘Duty, Honor, Country Address at West Point’ has many appeals to rhetorical devices that can be found throughout it. The phrase, “On the contrary, the soldier above all other people prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” It appeals to pathos because it is saying how soldiers have to bear the burdens of what happened in the war and it makes you feel emotions for the soldiers because they do so much. The appeal of ethos is simply everywhere the fact that the speech is written and given by General Douglas MacArthur already gives people a strong sense of credibility because MacArthur is a well established military official. The appeal to logos is found in the whole first

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