Rhetorical Analysis Of Oprah Winfrey's A Final Goodbye

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Novelist, Oprah Winfrey, in her eulogy, A Final Goodbye, discusses what Rosa Parks meant for her. Winfrey's purpose is to give thanks to Rosa Parks for what she did for the colored men and woman. Winfrey adopts a proud tone in order to appeal to similar feelings she and colored people experienced in the past and still to this day. Winfrey uses rhetorical strategy of pathos that takes the audience into understanding and feeling strong emotions towards the death of an honorable and brave woman, Rosa Parks. Winfrey takes pathos in a very emotional way, explaining to the audience that Parks was a hero to her and to many colored people. Winfrey also uses repetition throughout the eulogy. She states, "I know that. I know that. I know that. I know
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