Rhetorical Analysis Of Every Dark Yes

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The author 's primary point is that, the Americans were in bad economic times and needed revival. He names the day of the speech as a day of national consecration, and is certain that, his fellow Americans expect that on his induction into the Presidency he will address them with a candor and a decision which the present situation the nation was facing.He emphasizes on the need to speak the truth, the whole truth, frankly and boldly. The Americans had no need to turn a blind eye on the conditions the country was facing. He begins by asserting his firm belief that the only thing that the Americans had to fear is fear itself. Nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. In every dark …show more content…

yes, the author presents a strong case. He gives in details and in an emotional way the conditions that the country faces. He criticizes the fact that some Americans try to run away from reality and evokes the emotions of the Americans by calling for action, strong support and advocates that, it is the time to speak the truth. He strongly analyses the tax rising, income shrinking, trade decline, exchange decline, among others. 4. Is the author 's argument based on any unproven assumptions? If so, identify the assumptions and identify what information is needed. The author 's arguments are based on unproven assumptions. For instance, he assumes that, it is false that material wealth is the standard of success and this goes hand in hand with the abandonment of the false belief that public office and high political position are to be valued only by the standards of pride of place and personal profit. He also assumes that, plenty is at the doorstops of Americans, but a generous use of it languishes in the very sight of the supply. He also assumes that, the leadership of the great army of the American people, dedicated to a disciplined attack upon our common problems and action in this image and to this end is feasible under the form of government which they have inherited from their

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