As a president of America, the credibility of Lyndon Baines Johnson is well-established. He did not have to establish his credibility as everyone already knows it and he is a trustworthy source. But, as his audiences are young adults, so he still try to boost his credibility at the beginning of the speech with the joke about coeducation college student partying to let the students know he has been there too. 2.3.2 Pathos This speech can be said as an emotional roller coaster as the emotional elements have its ups and downs. It arise when the president stated Americans ' previous achievements where he said "For a century we labored to settle and to subdue a continent. For half a century we called upon unbounded invention and untiring industry …show more content…
As example, “The Great Society is a place where (…)”, and the other five lines stated “it is a place(…)”. The speaker makes the audience imagine how the Great Society is. Moreover, he also asked his audiences to believe in the possibility when the Great Society becomes a reality and all things are good. As example, “every child can find knowledge”and “renew contact with nature”. 3.8 Alliteration It is the repetition of the same letter or sound in close proximity that makes an idea more memorable. As example, in this speech, “Your imagination, your initiative and your indignation will determine(…)”, “expansion is eroding(…), and “They require us to create new concepts of cooperation, a creative federalism, between the National Capital and the leaders of local communities.” 4.0 CONCLUSION In the Great Society speech that was delivered during graduation day of Michigan University, the speaker, Lyndon Baines Johnson delivers his speech very successfully. His speech consists of all five rhetoric canons which are invention, arrangement, style, memory and delivery. This speech also contains appeals such as ethos, pathos and logos. The speech is convincing as it has all the persuasive elements and the speech is delivered by a person that has high credibility and considered as trustworthy
In the 1960’s during the era of the Civil Rights movement, America had been divided by the voting rights that were not given to the African Americans. Although, a decade ago the African Americans had been freed from slavery, but they were still not considered “equal” because they weren't able to vote. The discrimination in the area even had political leaders affected, therefore many of those political leaders during that time attempted to put an end to the several agonizing events going on. Lyndon B Johnson, a white persistent president speaks out to the lawmakers using compassionate encouraging appeals about voting for Civil Rights, in order to unify the nation “to build a new community”. President Johnson utilizes many devices in his speech such as anaphora, emotional appeals, and
In President Roosevelt’s speech, there are multiple rhetorical devices that can get a point across. Using these rhetorical devices, the audience may be able to become swayed by the main message being expressed. The goal of a speech is to catch the audience’s attention greatly and persuade them to gain similar beliefs on whatever is being spoken of. In Roosevelt’s speech, the mood expresses a ray of hope yet a feel of strictness. One rhetorical device used by Roosevelt is personification.
Intro Growing up, we have all heard the many stories of George Washington. While many recognize him as one of the most important figures in U.S history, others only recognize him by one of his multiple accomplishments; he was the 1st president of the United States. With presidency comes the variety of duties and responsibilities, the main being a president 's inaugural adress. In George Washington 's very 1st inaugural, he uses three rhetorical strategies: personification, amplification, and last but not least, repitition to convey what he truly wants for the States and why a successful Constitution should be in order.
The form of strong presentation and background information is referred to as the rhetorical device, logos. Mrs, Roosevelt displays these characteristics through the whole majority of her moving speech to the public. The quote, “ We know that we have to work together and we have to progress,” presented in paragraph 2, shows a strong amount of assurance in the overall goal to be followed; because of the way she presented this quote, it induced the guaranteed value of her
John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, leaving his Vice President, Lyndon B. Johnson, in charge of a hopeless and disbanded country. Shortly after he was sworn in, Johnson attempted to ease those emotions in his speech, "Let Us Continue." In his speech, "Let Us Continue," Johnson's purpose is to persuade his audience that the country needs to be united again in order to move on and to ease the hopelessness and emotional tension after Kennedy's assassination. Johnson first addresses his audience, and then starts out with the usage of an antithesis, stating that "The greatest leader of our time has been struck down by the foulest deed of our time," creating an empathetic mood in order to soothe the emotional tension within the audience.
As President Kennedy enters office he gives an speech on the celebration of freedom; symbolizing an end, as well as a beginning of a new nation. Kennedy rises for the opportunity for persuasion after his inauguration has been addressed and he scarcely beats nixon. President Kennedy uses his authority for persuasion to bring the american people together under his power. The president uses the experience of war,poverty,and the desire for peace to develop an emotional appeal between the U.S and the world population. In this speech Kennedy uses ethos,pathos,logos,as well as other rhetorical devices to convince the audience.
Lyndon Johnson used a rhetorical device in his tone to help deliver that racist voting rights are bad to the crowd. His voice
Roosevelt’s speech is rhetorically effective because of the use of fallacies geared to the primary audience, and the appeals used addressed poverty and the consequences that could occur without the presence of libraries. Eleanor Roosevelt’s speech was filled with the use of fallacies that use division and bandwagon techniques to persuade the
Multiple presidents throughout history have presented their Inaugural speeches, but not all have been as influential as a speech presented with complete thought and various rhetorical devices. An inaugural speech or inaugural address is the first speech made by a President at a ceremony; this ceremony is called an Inauguration. In Ronald Reagan's inaugural speech, which was held on January 20th of 1981, he presents many Rhetorical Devices in which engage both to the audience's emotions and provide information throughout his whole speech. Ronald Reagan used many rhetorical devices and got his point across to the people which made his inaugural address nothing short of excellent. The first Rhetorical Device Ronald Reagan used in his Inaugural speech was the use of Pathos.
Strong usage of diction was beneficial in the presentation of Johnson, large amount of pausing within the speech was the most common usage of diction. Known as a man of few words, Johnson had much to say when provoked. Carrying himself with dignity, using periodic pausing through the presentation of the speech “We Shall Overcome” to create depth and captivate the audience throughout his presentation. Pausing when he changes tone holds significant throughout the speech; his tone varies duringing the speech. Serious and desperate tones are implicated to call his audience to action.
"Those who came to this land sought to build more than just a new country. They sought a new world. So, I have come here today to your campus to say that you can make their vision our reality" (Johnson). Towards the end of his speech, he aimed towards immigrants that came to America so they can have a fresh start and a better life. In other words, he wants to eliminate poverty for everyone not only Americans.
On December 8th, 1941 Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered a speech to the House of Representatives, Members of the Senate, the House Speaker, to the Vice President, and to the American people. Franklin spoke of the incident of the attack on Pearl Harbor the day after it occurred. Mr. Roosevelt was stern and concise. He spoke on the occasion of tragedy to inform the House and the American people what the Japanese have done.
Oziel Rios S. Nambiar English 1302. SP3 12 February 2018 Kennedy Inaugural Address Rhetorical Analysis 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.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt was in office through one of the most challenging times in American history; the great depression. This was a time when jobs were lessening and the country was in need of a boost. Being our president, many people look up and rely on the actions of him. In this specific time, President Roosevelt needed to put himself in the position of a fellow American citizen as well as remain his leadership role as president. To give the country the little boost of positivity, President Roosevelt constructed his broadcast that aired on October 22, 1933.
The proper usage of words is imperative to convey the message to the audience. Using the help of literary devices or strategies assist a writer in the process of ensuring their meaning is interpreted the correct way. The wrong combination of words can effortlessly divert readers or listeners which could result in misinterpretation of the message behind the speech. .