The Rhetorical Analysis Of Barack Obama's Speech

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On 19th June 2013 Barack Obama, who is the current president of America, held a speech in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. It brought thousands of people there and millions around the world in front of the televisions. Its purpose is to inform the world about the beginning of negotiations with Russia aimed at ending the two nations` Cold War military posture and a reduction of nuclear arms by up to one third. The American president starts the speech by simply saying "Hello Berlin!“ It is very friendly and warming, when a president of such a strong country does not behave cocky. This is a persuasive tactic, that 's why he uses "Hello Berlin!". Then he thanks the German Chancellor, who is Angela Merkel, for her leadership, friendship and her example of life, which is an example of rhetoric rule of three. Like the start, there are so many striking lines and rhetoric, which the American president used, to attract attention and be more persuasive, that it will be extremely hard to pick the most powerful. Now let us continue with the first strong sentence, which is "No wall can stand against the yearning of justice, the yearnings for freedom and the yearnings for peace that burns in the human heart." The word "wall" has a negative connotation with the Berlin wall, keeping people separate and sadness. He uses this word to remind Berliners of what they went through, because of the communists and Russia . Here the word yearning, which denotes a strong feeling or wish

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