Rhetorical Analysis Of Jfk Inaugural Address

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1. The audience and purpose of the speech JFK's inaugural address considers one of the most successful speeches in our history. President JFK addressed his speech to the American government, American citizens, people all over the world and especially the USSR government and its citizens. The president speech was in 1961 during the Cold War. JFK's speech included some highly value purposes: - Express United State as an invincible superpower - Express the willingness to Fight against enemies and achieve freedom and liberty all over the world. - Unite the American public and Avoid hysteria - Present the world U.S's Intention for peace so as to the USSR 2. The elements for good speech in JFK's speech: Content: a. The speech dealt with the most …show more content…

JFK mentioned in his speech the past, present and future. In this way he was able to draw attention of many sectors of society. Language/rhetoric: a. The president JFK used Metaphors, for example: " those who foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside." b. His speech was fluently, short sentences, he did some small brakes in his speech for dramatically affects. c. JFK used pun in order to attract the audience to listen "Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate". d. JFK expressed confidence "I do not shrink from this responsibility ––I welcome it". Delivery: a. The president presented a speech in order to excite the audience and unite him. In my opinion, the best example is: "Will you join in that historic effort?". After the question, the crowd expressed support and willingness to follow their leader. b. The president delivered his speech to the whole word, to unite it by saying " Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and the success of

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