Malcom X Speech Analysis

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“Malcom X” is a great movie where Denzel Washington plays the role of Malcom X. Washington did a phenomenal job playing this role. After doing my research on Malcom X in the past, Malcom X once said “I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it’s for or against”. In the speech that I will focus on Malcom X shockingly said he stands for nothing but what he was when he was born; a black man. Malcom X’s address to the people of Harlem grabbed many people’s attention. I believe the speech is meant to inspire and encourage the people, and convey the position of a black man in America. (Basically describing how one cannot do anything without a white man’s permission) With this I will tell who the audience was and how they…show more content…
Malcom X was trying to convey that everyone else was not alone, and with unity things could possibly change in the future. After hearing this speech I immediately pinned it as my favorite scene of the movie. The speaker expresses that he will stand for nothing but a black man, which he was born because it would be wrong to call his self an American when blacks are treated differently than whites. “After America has long passed; there will still be black people.” Repetition of important things were used in this speech to help emphasize these things to the…show more content…
I expressed who the audience was and how they reacted to this speech, introduced ethos, pathos, and logos, and gave my view on the speech. The speaker says that he told it like it is, and many things are sent to pacify blacks. The speech ends by saying “Ya been took! Ya been hoodwinked! Bamboozled! Led astray! Run amok! This is what He does....” The speaker is saying that the blacks often times have been deceived or tricked, fooled or cheated, led in the wrong direction and ran wild by the “white man”. The ending allows the audience to see what they have been going through over time and not it is up to them to stand up for what they believe
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