Rhetorical Devices In Steve Job's Speech

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Throughout history, speeches have been remembered by how the speaker connects with his or her audience. In Steve Job’s commencement Speech, his use of rhetorical devices created a bond between his message and the intended audience; precisely through the structure of his speech, his use of ethos, and pathos. The use of rhetorical devices is used to help reinforce Jobs’ arguments. In most arguments, facts are normally provided to support a claim. However, in Jobs’ case, he presents only his opinion and history as his hard evidence. Even though he does not provide his audience with hard evidence, his speech creates rhetorical backing in ethos. Using the stories he provides the audience, he creates a character of himself even though he is already
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