Rhetorical Analysis Of Queen Elizabeth's Speech

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Queen Elizabeth, queen of England in 1558, gave a famous speech to the English troops that were preparing to battle the Spanish Armada. The speech was intended to push the troops to defend their country. She uses different forms of rhetorical tools as well as specific diction and syntax to help in delivering the purpose of her speech. Queen Elizabeth chooses to contain positivity in her sentence structure in hopes of raising a sense of willingness in the troops. Queen Elizabeth address the troops as her “loving people” at the start of her speech. She also mentions that she has “come amongst you, as you see… to live and die amongst you all.”
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