Susan B Anthony On Women's Right To Vote Analysis

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Susan B. Anthony, a woman who was arrested for illegally voting in the president election of 1872, in her “On Women's Right to Vote” speech, argues that women deserve to be treated as citizens of America and be able to vote and have all the rights that white males in America have. She begins by introducing her purpose, then provides evidence of how women are citizens of America, not just males by using the preamble of the Constitution, then goes on about the how this problem has became a big problem and occurs in every home in the nation, and finally states that women deserve rights because the discrimination against them is not valid because the laws and constitutions give rights to every CITIZEN in America. Anthony purpose is to make the woman of America realize that the treatment and limitations that hold them back are not correct because they are citizens and they deserve to be treated like one. She adopts a expressive and confident tone to encourage and light the hearts of American woman. To make her speech effective, she incorporates ethos in her speech to support her claims and reasons. In the first paragraph she states her purpose of why she is standing…show more content…
The examples she gives is things that the citizens know, but do nothing about. Because the citizens do nothing about it, Anthony says that the discussion of women's rights is important because she doesn't want women`s rights to be disregarded as these have. By saying it is important, people will pay more attention. Anthony uses a bit hostility and aggression as she expresses herself because she wants to emphasize the importance of this
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