Rhetorical Analysis In April 30, 1789, President George Washington gave his inaugural address in Wall Street, New York. Beginning with the words, "...summoned by my country whose voice I can never hear but with veneration and love..." Washington uses personification as he describes the American people that called out for him for his help and his being in office as the whole country with nothing but positivity. The country had just voted for him, not to mention the 69 presidential electors. As he channels the people 's emotions through his address, Washington continues with the words, "..a retreat a retreat which I had chosen with the fondest predilection, and, in my flattering hopes, with an immutable decision, as the asylum of my declining years--a retreat which was rendered every day more necessary as well as more dear to me by the addition of habit to inclination..", Washington then proves repetition is in order, as he uses the word "retreat" more than once and supports it with backup for a deeper understanding to signify how he heard the American
President Abraham Lincoln, in his inaugural address, addresses the topic of the civil war and its effects on the nation and argues that America could be unified once more. He supports his claim by using massive amounts of parallel structure and strong word choice. Lincoln ‘s purpose is to contemplate the effects of the civil war in order to unite the broken America once again. He adopts a very hopeful tone for his audience, the readers of the inaugural address and others interested in the topic of American history and the civil war. To begin, President Lincoln strengthens his points by using parallel structure in paragraph by exclaiming “All dreaded it, all sought to avert it”.
Hitler struggled to get Germany’s trust. The conditions of Germany at the time made it easier. After World War 1, Germany was searching for change, a leader who will help them rise to power. Hitler was the leader they wanted. In 1932, Hitler tried to become president.
During the mid-eighteenth century, following the American Revolution, the newly founded United States was in a precarious state. Many problems throughout the country aroused, based on the fact that there was no head to lead the nation. It was when the great George Washington stepped forth and led the country as the president of the nation. In memory of his heroic and substantial leadership, a capital city and state, as well as a dollar bill and quarter, were made after him. These dignified praises he so rightfully deserved, for he assumed his responsibility to lead the nation despite his longings for retirement, contributed to the structure of the national government, and favorably led the nation during his presidency.
On March 4, 1801, the third president of the United States was elected to take the oath of office. Thomas Jefferson, who actually was defeated during the election of the second presidency in 1796 against John Adams when George Washington handed in his resignation; defeated John Adams himself to bring in the political power of the new nation. With Jefferson’s slim, but conclusive victory also came The Inaugural Address, his famous speech spoken within the people of the United States. Where he exclaimed his appreciation of the voters and how he planned on moving people in the 19th century with the intentions of improving the nation as a whole. Consequently, there were many key elements targeted within the presentation of the Inaugural Address, where extreme symbolism was expressed as well.
During the history of the United States there have been very respectable speakers Martin Luther King Jr. John F. Kennedy but perhaps no greater leader in American history came to addressing the country like Abraham Lincoln. In his Second Inaugural Address, Lincoln gave a short speech concerning the effect of the Civil War and his own personal vision for the future of the nation. In this speech Lincoln uses many different rhetorical strategies to convey his views of the Civil War to his audience. Lincoln's uses rhetorical strategy throughout his Second Inaugural Address was the use of an appeal to his audience's emotions. This is evident during his entire speech Lincoln continuously revert to religious evidence of some sort to support his claim.
Ultimately at the end, he ends his speech strongly by making the audience say “Yes, we can”, and getting applauded by the audience. In his speech, he focused on the major issues facing the United States and the world, all echoed through his campaign slogan of change. He also Madelyn Dunham, who died just two nights earlier. He first sets the stage by telling those people - who questioned the dreams of the American people and the power of democracy - that tonight was their answer, thanking
44th President, Barack Obama, in his speech, Inaugural Address, addresses where we are as an economy. Obama’s purpose is to let the audience know that our nation is in crisis and there are things that need to be done. He adopts an informational tone in order to express the importance of the nation and the necessity of making our country an improved place for our future children. Obama builds his credibility with convincing facts and statistics, incorporating fear, and successfully employing emotional appeals. Obama begins his Inaugural Address by acknowledging that our economy is badly weakened and our collective failure to make tough choices and prepare the nation for a new age.
The author suggests he did not leave Eleanor because it would “destroy his political career”. However, despite his selfish reasoning and personality, FDR is still supported throughout the novel. Also, as the novel comes to a close, Larsen brings up arguments that support Roosevelt, and counter-arguments that are against him. She writes that some remember him as the man who “put the nation back on its feet again” after the Great Depression, while others criticize the growth of government spending that occured when he was president due to all his agencies. However, the author’s conclusion supports FDR when she wrote, “Almost everyone would acknowledge his spirited and forceful leadership during World War II…” and closing statement of, “...he had put his own personal stamp and signature on the nation and the world, and neither would ever be the same”.
that in the depth of winter, when nothing but hope and virtue could survive... that the city and the country, alarmed at one common danger, came forth to meet [it].” He ends the speech with a challenge to the American people not to give up and to fight to keep the country strong. In my opinion Obama had a difficult situation ahead of him and he was very clever to choose the correct words in his inaugural speech. He thanked people for voting and believing in him and vowed to not disappoint them. Obama has always been known for using the term responsibility. Throughout his political career he has called upon the people to be responsible.