Rhetorical Strategies In Queen Elizabeth's Speech

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On account of Queen Elizabeth’s prior knowledge that the Spanish was the favored side of the battle, she is lead to use rhetorical strategies. Upon reciting her speech, Queen Elizabeth used these strategies in order to provoke her audience’s favor. In addition, the queen ensures to utilize a persona of a common citizen so that the audience feels that she is being personal with them. This will result in a form of trust between the queen and the audience. Throughout the speech, Queen Elizabeth applies rhetoric appeals that are fitting to the audience. In order to prove herself as a credible speaker, Queen Elizabeth used the appeal of ethos and established herself as a monarch by using the royal “we” in the beginning of her speech. Queen Elizabeth
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