Rhetorical analysis is an investigation into how someone uses his/her critical reading skills to analyze text. The objective of the rhetorical analysis is the study of how the author writes, instead of what the author wrote. At that point, we need to examine the method that the author uses to attain his goal. According to Jonah G. Willihnganz “A rhetorical analysis is an examination of how a text persuades us of its point of view. It focuses on identifying and investigating the way a text communicates, what strategies it employs to connect to an audience, frame an issue, establish its stakes, make a particular claim, support it, and persuade the audience to accept the claim”.
This would be his final public speech as President. In the eight years of his presidency, his values and goals for our country never seemed to change: change, equality and unity. The speech titled, "A More Perfect Union" was delivered near the historical site of the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To start off the speech he uses a very well-known sentence coming from the Preamble, "We the people, in order to form a more perfect union…" Obama reveals the theme of his speech in this opening line. He uses this reference because he will speak later about how society over the last several hundred years is not following our own roots that were laid down for us in 1787, when our United States Constitution was written and signed.
Once the terminus a quo and the terminus ad quem of the passage have been properly established, the author will delve into the textual criticism of the text. A succinct exposure of the textual criticism will then logically lead us into the context of the text where we shall discuss the immediate context and the remote context. Having located the text within its context, we shall see how this text resonates with other passages found in the Old Testament, the New Testament and some
In 1863 President Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the greatest speeches known as the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln started off by stating, “Fourscore and seven years ago.” What exactly does President Lincoln mean when he says these few words? Those who do not know, a score is equal to 20 years. President Lincoln was in fact refereeing to 87 years ago, which would be 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was signed. Referring to such a defining moment in history were just one of the reasons why President Lincoln’s speech was so successful.
Purv Chauhan Jack Geist English 108 February 16, 2018 Barack Obama victory speech Rhetorical Analysis “If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible - tonight is your answer.” (Obama, 2008). Barack Obama was elected president on Nov 5, 2008. He argues in his speech that whatever was going on in the country, it is going to change, it was a dawn of a new beginning. He begins by building his credibility by showing that others who doubted the people of his country, tonight was their answer, and telling an anecdote about a old lady who had seen the country progress. Ultimately at the end, he ends his speech strongly by making the audience say “Yes, we can”, and getting applauded by the audience.
“Today I say to you that the challenges we face are real, they are serious and they are many. They will not be met easily or in a short span of time. But know this America: They will be met” (Obama). On January 20, 2009, former President Barack Obama stood at Capitol Hill and delivered his inaugural speech, in front of 1.8 million citizens, beginning his stint as the 44th President of the United States. During his speech, Obama claims the problems facing Americans as well as setting a notion explaining how he will solve the problems.
After conducting interviews, the interviewer is required to explain the state of the interviewee with the theory. In other words, he/she need to theorize structures and processes of the phenomenon such as why the fact happened, what kind of conditions made it happen, and which factors made it happen at the level of theories. The reason grounded theory approach was chosen was it assists the process of theorizing and categorizing collected data coherently and precisely. In order to analyze the date with grounded theory approach, at first, the date should be divided into a small group from the context and named to each group. Second, each small group will be re-categorized into some groups which have similarities.
On November 4th, 2008, former President Barack Obama made his victory speech to approximately 200,000 people at Grant Park and to those watching it through broadcast. In the year 2008, was a critical time period for the United States since the long lasting eight year presidency of George W Bush was ending and a new president was approaching the White House with new proposals. During the time George W Bush was in office, the United States was facing many problems, as with wars going on, financial crisis happening, and global warming being another factor. The country needed to be restored from all the monstrocity going on and become that strong country that once was. Barack Obama’s campaign and the succeeding election was the answer to all necessities in the country.
This is a research about Pragmatic Equivalence in the English Translation. Three theories will be applied in this paper; they are very connected with the title to show some of the steps and ways that must be taken in consideration when a translator begins to translate. Pragmatic equivalence: “Pragmatics refers to the meaning of words in context, to the appropriate use of language according to tongue, culture and situation. It refers to the intended meaning behind the surface, semantic meaning.” (Hale, 2004, P.5). Translators should not only translate the semantic meaning, but they should also interpret the pragmatic meaning of utterances.
And speech is also one of the weapons they use to become the winner. In United States, the current president Barack Obama won two elections in a row. In 2009, Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States and on April 4, 2011, President Obama officially announced his candidacy for re-election. As a result of the election, On November 6, 2012, Obama was re-elected for his second term as President of the United States. The tradition that usually conduct by a winner of the election inUnited State is delivering a victory speech.