Rhetorical Analysis Of Speech By President Ronald Reagan

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In his speech, President Ronald Reagan addresses the wall separating the East and West sides of Berlin, Germany. He emphasises the strain it puts on the country and how devastating the dividing of the city really is. The wall dividing the city makes contact between families on both sides unnecessarily difficult. Not to mention the message that the wall brings; the remnants of a tense cold war. Despite how strong the Berliners are, the wall puts too much strain on the city, the country, and the rest of the world. Reagan uses plenty of rational thoughts throughout his speech, reaching out to the hearts of the people with logical statements. “General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern
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