Rhetorical Devices In Jfk Inaugural Address

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President John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address is most effective at persuading the audience because of his use of rhetorical devices. President John F. Kennedy values the rhetorical devices of pathos, repetition, and allusions. Pathos is found multiple times in John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address because John F. Kennedy convinces America to be the best country in the world. For instance, in the the inaugural address John F. Kennedy states, “ Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths and encourage the arts and commerce”. This quotation describes that John F. Kennedy arouses excitement and hopes for the future of the country. In addition to pathos, John F. Kennedy also utilizes the rhetorical

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