Rhetorical Analysis Of Ronald Reagan's Eulogy By Margaret Thatcher

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Ronald Reagan’s eulogy, written by Margaret Thatcher, was compelling to those whom it addressed across the world. Margaret’s speech compelled the audience to think how great a president and man Ronald Reagan was. Thatcher’s utilization of rhetorical strategies through pathos and ethos in her speech allowed for the audience to attach to her words. The speaker presents her claim of how President Reagan was an amazing man and leader of our country thoroughly through the use of connotations in words in which draw a specific emotional feeling from the reader to what Margaret is presenting. “Ronald Reagan was such a cheerful and invigorating presence that it was easy to forget what daunting historic tasks he set himself.” The connotation of “cheerful”
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