Reagan gave a brief speech the same day as the crash. His primary goal of the speech was to mourn the loss of the crew members, show his sorrow and to reassure the citizens of America that everything was under control. President Reagan addressed the nation as a whole in this speech. More specifically he addressed
Seventy three seconds into its flight, the space shuttle Challenger exploded, killing all seven passengers on board, including Christa McAuliffe, who was to be the first civilian in space. This was to be the Challenger’s tenth mission and, sadly, it turned out to be its final one as well. Following an investigation called for by President Reagan, it was determined that the crash was ultimately caused by two rubber O-Rings, designed to separate the rocket boosters, that failed due to cold temperatures on the morning of the launch (“Challenger Disaster”). In his address to the nation on January 28, 1968, President Reagan uses allusion, pathos, and tone to comfort the audience after the catastrophic events.
On January 28, 1986, President Ronald Reagan addresses a speech to American citizens about the Challenger Shuttle Disaster. He uses rhetorical devices to covey his grief and support the victims’ families, along with curing the pain that fall upon the Americans. President Ronald Reagan takes his words to show his grief and to show how he and the American citizens have been affected by the calamity. President Ronald Reagan uses pathos to express his opinion about the disaster.
Reagan even goes to compare the Challenger Seven to the explorer Sir Francis Drake. Reagan states that on the day three hundred ninety years ago, Sir Francis Drake died aboard a ship doing what he was best at. Reagan also even goes to say how a historian once said, “He lived by the sea, died on it, and was buried in it” and that the Challenger Seven were just like Sir Francis Drake and how their dedication to what they were best at was complete now. All of this is an attempt by Reagan to once again rationalize the deaths of the seven so that they are not mourned as much as they are honored for their sacrifice. He also is saying all of this so that it is seen that the Challenger Seven died doing that they were best at, not with something they were not willing to do even with the risk of death present.
He brings us together in this sorrowful time in order to remember those who died because “We mourn seven heroes” (Reagan, 1986) and “We mourn their loss as a nation together” (Reagan, 1986). The President’s loss of emotions creates an assuring tone that
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” -Harriet Tubman. Both Cesar Chavez and Harriet Tubman fought to stand up for what they thought was right. Cesar Chavez organized a farm workers union and helped secure laws that made working conditions better.
Neil Armstrong’s famous line,”That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” caused more than just excitement, the famous line created disbelief of the occurrence. After Armstrong planted the American Flag into the surface, the President was quick to receive the astronauts call and speak about what was happening. The planting of the flag was a symbolic moment for not only the United States, but for all of mankind because of the significance of the mission. Doors to space exploration were opened for the future the second their feet touched the lunar surface. Stanley Cubrick, a famous film making personnel from the 60's, was brought into the attention of many.
So much in fact that we are now speaking to the children about the future, telling them that in order to have a future they must be brave, the American way. President Reagan appeals to several different emotions throughout the speech, he starts to wrap up the speech by telling a story, he tells a historical story of Sir Frances Drake and compares the astronauts that we have lost to him and his last exploration where he was killed doing the thing he loved. The speech is brought to a close with the biggest emotional appeal that Reagan uses all night, he uses a lingering tone when he recalls to the audience that the last time that we, or anyone ever saw these brave heroes was this morning, when they waved goodbye and “slipped the surly bonds of Earth to touch the face of God.” This was the last thing that he said and really left the country with a sense of sadness and loss, but even though we were sad and grieving, we had the
Commencing his speech, President Reagan delivered his reflections of the Challenger disaster to a stunned and saddened nation. Although the speech was primarily informative, he used a persuasive format in his reference to NASA. Imparting to the American people there were no plans to discontinue further space exploration, yet, delivering a discreet warning to NASA about the investigation that must occur following this horrid tragedy, “We don’t keep secrets and cover up,” impressing on NASA to “do it all up front and in public.” Incorporating a warning in a speech of this nature could have come across as heartless, however; Reagan’s delivery was flawless; direct, brief, and clear, this subtle portent reassured the families left behind there
Earth is slowly going extinct and it’s up to Joseph Cooper (Mathew McConaughey) and the rest of the Endurance crew to save mankind by travelling through a wormhole to a completely different galaxy to find habitable planets so the human race may continue. Cooper is faced with the choice of staying with his kids, Murphy and Tom which will eventually
So I evaluate that the current situation he is in is in is way safer then where he started because of the he work he has put in. Also I evaluate that NASA is making a rescue plan because in the book they keep going back to NASA and wondering why a billion dollar company couldn’t save one man? It almost seems as though Mark Whatney is the only man on earth and they don’t like him so they don’t talk ☺. Overall I assess that Mark Whatney is progressively making progress to his ultimate goal, which is get off
Why Dale Earnhardt Jr should be remembered Well, he had to deal with his dad 's death. It was February 18, 2001 Dale Earnhardt Sr crashed and was announced died before he get to The Hospital, but The question still remains “does Jr suffer through the death of his dad? Then there is another question “what is Jr’s favorite song?
It appeals to pathos because when you see the words “war, poverty, prejudice” you automatically have a vivid picture of those horrible things. He wants to show people that even if you can go to the moon, you can’t escape these problems on Earth and he believes that people should be spending their time on these problems rather than going to the moon. The picture does not appeal to logos but people must already know about the moon landing to understand this cartoon. How effective is the text in achieving its purpose?
Reagan’s melancholic yet optimistic tone uplifts the nation. Reagan’s uses diction in his speech to create his optimistic tone. “We’re still pioneers. They the member of the Challenger crew, were pioneers” (4). Reagan explains that everyone will do something that is new, which makes everyone a Pioneer.
I. Introduction A. Hook It is said that when you experience certain events in history, you always remember where you were and what you were doing. As I talked to my parents and grandparents, there were certain events they remembered clearly…the day President Kennedy was assassinated, the 911 attacks, and when the Challenger exploded. B. Connection For my mom, it was sitting in her 3rd grade class watching as the space shuttle Challenger launched into space, and exploded in air on live television.