And this happens every year, giving the president motivation to give it their all, for all six years if they want to keep their job. Or, if for some reason the president feels he/she cannot stay in office, falls sick or dies, this gives the government a smooth transition of elected leaders as voted for by the entirety of the United
The world remembers John F. Kennedy today because his face was in the living room of nearly every American’s house from his campaign in 1960 until his death in 1963. Many people who watched the debates between Kennedy and Nixon on television would choose JFK as the winner, but those who only listened to the debate thought otherwise. This goes to show how charismatic and charming JFK was and how he was the first real president to win in large part due to his personality. The Kennedy family was borderline royal in America during the 1960’s and the young image of John Kennedy still lives in the minds of many to this day. John Kennedy established the modern day trend of American Presidents possessing a celebrity like quality.
She starts off by saying that she was a dear friend of President Reagan. “.....and I have lost a dear friend” ( Line 2). By starting off this way, the American citizens have a reason to trust everything that Thatcher will say. Thatcher first calls Regan as “Ronald” and then she later calls him “Ronnie”. “Ronnie himself certainly believed that he that had been given back his life for a purpose” (Lines 23-25).
All of Mick’s decisions were not the best ones. The pressure he had to overcome, the consequences he endured, the life changing decisions that he made, and the fact that he was not determined, was what made Mick Johnson different. He could have actually put in the work and could have made better decisions. But, what is in the past, can’t be undone. You need to see how each decision will affect you in the future.
His mastery of language and his understanding of the people he was speaking to comes through in one intentional speech. It is here that we see how Bill Clinton used the very language we rely on to try to manipulate the listeners to draw the conclusions that were most beneficial to him; regardless of the legitimacy of those conclusions. In the beginning of Bill Clinton’s speech he introduces his wife, Hillary Clinton, and the vice
She uses informal diction to show her relationship between her and the deceased. Thatcher even calls the former president “Ronnie” to reflect on her personal and work relationship with Reagan. She creates a sense of nostalgia through her use of phrases such as “We talked regularly, both before and after his presidency…” She uses glittering adjectives to illustrate her point on how Reagan was a respectable man and how he was selfless for his country. Lastly, Thatcher applies shift change to show her developing tone throughout the eulogy. The first instance of this is in paragraph two she starts with a conjunction “yet.” She utilizes this to change the focus to Reagan’s accomplishments in his time as president.
Individuality vs. Conformity The future is one idea that many authors try to write about, but only a few capture the essence of what society can truly become. Ray Bradbury has created astonishing works about how technology influences people's lives and one’s choices can affect their life. One of his works, a dystopian novel, Fahrenheit 451 is about firefighters who start fires rather than stop them. This novel captures pieces of society that are slowly becoming evident in today's world. Many elements in Fahrenheit 451 shows how one's choice of conformity or individuality can affect their life and the society.
Then former prime minister of Great Britain, Margaret Thatcher, recited a eulogy in 2004 in remembrance of former President of the United States Ronald Reagan on how both world leaders were so close. Thatcher’s purpose to speak about President Ronald Reagan was to show how great of a leader Reagan was during the political upheaval during the Cold War. She adopts a heartwarming tone in order to show the citizens of the United States the level of leadership and heroism he incorporated when trying to prevent two countries from the destroying the Earth and humanity itself. Thatcher begins the eulogy towards President Reagan by mentioning that not just the citizens of the United States has lost a great president but that the whole democratic world has lost a great and influential man. She uses many
“Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand”(Karl). This quote displays the fact that society is a very hard thing to control and keep orderly, especially in a small group of people. This can be even more difficult in a dangerous situation and, in people 's panic, they may choose a leader who decides things that appear to be good at the moment, but quickly collapse afterwards. Through literature, this problem, with all of it’s potential and interest, has been fully explored. In William Golding’s exemplary novel, Lord of the Flies, the problems and difficulties of making a society are put on a small group of children who take to this in different ways.
One may argue that this linear idea is the foundational problem with humanity. As one wise time traveller once said “People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually ...it 's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... time-y wimey... stuff” (Doctor Who S3E10). While this isn’t the most eloquent or scientific quote, it makes the audience think about how they view time and their life. While today society accepts time as a linear concept, this was not always the norm. William Shakespeare lived in an era of change and revolution.