On April 10, 1962, steel companies raised the prices by 3.5 percent of their products. President John F. Kennedy had tried to maintain steel prices at a stable rate. President John F. Kennedy, known for his diligence and persuasion, held a news conference about the hikes in steel prices. President John F. Kennedy, in his speech, uses rhetorical strategies such as diction, emotional appeals, and a persuasive tone to convince Americans that steel companies are declining the standards to maintain stable prices.
In 1962 President John F. Kennedy held a press conference in which he informed the audience on his stance for the rising steel prices. Kennedy not only wanted to inform the audience, he wanted to get them on his side of the argument. He wanted to show the audience that the rising steel prices were going to have a negative impact on the nation. To do this Kennedy used some of the rhetoric strategies and tools. He used periodic sentences, anaphora, and diction. By using these strategies Kennedy was able to put emphasis in his speech. He effectively showed the audience Hayes viewpoint on the rising steel prices through his word choice.
John F. Kennedy uses literary devices to capture the attention of the audience, sets himself equal to his audience getting their attention and support, and uses the christian religion to strike the emotions and gain the support of his audience.
In his speech Kennedy uses different rhetorical devices to unify the citizens of both the United States and the world. Kennedy was giving this speech after winning by a very small margin of votes so he was trying to unite the people of the United States and show he was the correct choice for the president. This speech was given during the Cold War so he was trying to connect the people around the whole world and establish peace. Kennedy was able to unify the people and try to establish peace while at the same time making himself seem like a very competent leader. In his speech Kennedy tries to build his credibility as a personable leader by creating ethos. Kennedy uses the words we twenty eight times, us twelve times and our twenty one times.
On September 12, 1962, at Rice University in Houston Texas, John F. Kennedy gave a powerful speech to garner support for the funding of the space race for the USA. He stated the importance of putting a man on the moon before the end of the decade in its efforts against the Soviet Union and the expectation was met in 1969 by the astronaut Neil Armstrong. His speech forged a new path that the US was heading and inherently started the revolution of the exploration of outer space. Kennedy’s “Moon Speech” makes use of ethos and Kairos to persuade the people of America to become interested in and invest in the ongoing space race.
Kennedy starts off by telling us how the world and freedom is in major danger, being close to a nuclear war, telling us that it has the power to end the human species (3). The next point made is that we should “... never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate” (Kennedy 15). This means that we should negotiate to make a means with that someone not because we have to negotiate to stay safe from that someone. Kennedy then says that the goal would to have the world work together to explore problems, have a common arm control and be equal in weaponry power, and work together to unlock new sciences (16-18). Kennedy believes that talking out issues will protect the freedoms in the
We are inspired by great speeches because of the way they are rhetorically crafted to make us feel. The best speeches are not the ones that are informational, it’s the ones that tug at our heartstrings. John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address, Martin L. King’s I Have a Dream Speech, and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms State of the Union Address use a variety of literary devices in their speech to motivate and cajole their audiences to defend our liberties.
On Friday, January of 1961, John Fitzgerald Kennedy delivered a speech to the citizens of the United States of America and the world. Kennedy made a speech that he knew would be remembered for many years to come even after his presidential term. In fact, Kennedy accomplished his goal and is still remembered today, as the best speech ever written and delivered. Kennedy presents his speech with strong Aristotelian appeals of ethos, pathos and the stylistic devices of alliteration and antithesis. Kennedy accomplished what every speaker strives for and surpassed it by capturing the hearts of the audience and inspiring the people’s trust.
The Gone to the Moon Speech was written by John F. Kennedy and announced on the day of May 25, 1961. The speech was given the title Gone to the Moon because Kennedy wanted the first man to be sent to the moon and surface the moon in achievement. It was the foundational standpoint for technology to advance. JFK uses logos, ethos, and pathos to relay his statement in a unique way to connect with the audience. It was the “official” start of the era of new technology.
Apollo 11 was the name of the first space shuttle to ever reach the moon. Apollo 11 left Cape Kennedy on July, 16, 1969. There were three crew members aboard Apollo 11, they were, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin. Apollo 11 reached the moon in July, 24, 1969. Apollo 11 reached they reached the earth safely. Neil Armstrong was the Pilot of Apollo 11, he was in charge of the crew members with him and he was also in charge of reaching the moon in a certain time period. Michael Collins was a crew member aboard Apollo 11 to help with whatever Neil Armstrong needed. Buzz Aldrin has been also just another crew member aboard to help Neil with what he needed.
I have chosen one of John F. Kennedy’s most influential speeches, which many people say, still resonates today. His “We choose to go to the moon,” speech. This speech would completely shape where the United States was going in the following decade. He started an exploration of space 60 years ago and that strive for knowing more is still with us today. This speech was delivered at the height of the Cold War and at the beginning of the Great Space Race. The US was rapidly losing the Space Race at the time when soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin had become the first human in space. John F. Kennedy needed a way to catch up and energizing the public with this speech was the perfect way. He surely did succeed when Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk the moon in 1969. John F. Kennedy said he would do it before the end of the decade and he really did. Without him the Space program would have never expanded and we would have been destroyed in the Great Space Race. So only eight years after this speech two American Astronauts walked on the moon. This speech is a very powerful speech, which convinced the minds of America to put their power in NASA and win the Space Race. With achieving human efforts the project Apollo became a reality in 1969. NASA said that the only things comparable in construction were the Panama Canal and the Manhattan Project in war. At the time of this speech John F. Kennedy was serving as a US senator of Massachusetts. The great Space Race started with the
Just imagine standing in the crowd at Rice University Stadium in Houston, Texas on September 12th, 1962 listening to John F. Kennedy give his “Race to the Moon” Speech. You hear him talking about his challenge for the United States to go to the moon. This very idea seems quite impractical for the time right? But would you believe in him?
Arguably, Kennedy’s most influential legacy for the emerging American space program was his portrayal of space as the final frontier. The continuation of Turner’s Frontier Thesis through a national space effort appealed to America’s nostalgic pioneering heritage and provided the country with a revived sense of identity and national unity through a new era of exploration. In his address at Rice University, Kennedy utilized frontier imagery to invoke a parallel between conquering the wilderness and exploring outer space: “Space is there, and we 're going to climb it, and the moon and the planets are there, and new hopes for knowledge and peace are there. And therefore, as we set sail we ask God 's blessing on the most hazardous and dangerous