Rhetorical Analysis Of Speech 9/11

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This speech is very empathetic. The adjectives he uses in explaining the emotions that the the 9/11 attacks left on the audience are strong. Using a phrase like "a continuing, awful agony they must endure day by day". So he acknowledges his audiences pain first. Then he tells them how the worlds thought and prayers are with them but admits he is sure that doesnt help them and is "hopelessly, utterly inadequate" attempt. He thens contineues to to try and show that even though words are not adequate he can somewhat relate based on his own experience with his uncle and godson again using strong adjectives like torn, "killed and horrifically injured". He has now shown his compassion for the family members and moves on to trying to take them to
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