Johnson uses an emotional plea in his address to the American public in which he iterates that "No words are sad enough to express our sense of loss. No words are strong enough to express our determination to continue the forward thrust of America that he [President Kennedy] began." (Johnson) This being said, he uses the linguistics of "we" to show that they are unified in their grief. Also, he clearly vocalizes their sadness must not hinder the nation's advancements, politically, socially, and even economically, as he states later into his speech.
In Reagan’s eulogy Thatcher uses pathos to unite herself with the audience, through the mutual feelings of grief and sorrow over losing a friend. In the opening lines of the eulogy Thatcher creates pathos by using diction. In lines one and two Thatcher said that a “Great President… Great American… Great man….” has died. Her choice of using the word great instead of good or any other adjective, effects the audience by showing what kind of man Reagan was. Since death is a universally known topic, it is safe to say that everybody has experienced the pain of losing a great person to death.
Former prime minister of Great Britain, Margaret Thatcher honors Ronald Reagan by writing a eulogy for his funeral. Thatcher’s purpose for writing this eulogy was to honor and remember Ronald Reagan for his accomplishments and change he brought as a president. Thatcher adopts an admirable tone by provoking the reader’s emotions and her word choices used throughout her eulogy. Thatcher’s eulogy starts off with her praising Reagan describing him as an overall great American.
Novelist, Oprah Winfrey, in her eulogy, A Final Goodbye, discusses what Rosa Parks meant for her. Winfrey's purpose is to give thanks to Rosa Parks for what she did for the colored men and woman. Winfrey adopts a proud tone in order to appeal to similar feelings she and colored people experienced in the past and still to this day. Winfrey uses rhetorical strategy of pathos that takes the audience into understanding and feeling strong emotions towards the death of an honorable and brave woman, Rosa Parks.
In their introductory scene a discussion is taking place about Caesar's claim to the throne. Through this discussion the audience learns a lot about Cassius and Brutus’s values . It is revealed that Brutus is an honorable man who believes in the general good of mankind. He states, (1.2 84-89)“ What is it that you would impart to me?/ If it be aught toward the general good, / Set honour in one eye and death
Oprah’s display as an orator should not go unnoticed. Throughout the entirety of her delivery, Oprah projects herself with a clear, calm, and strong yet soft emphasis. Oprah maintains stern eye-contact with the audience, and presents herself in a strong, iron-body demeaner. These oratorical techniques coincide to further captivate the audience and continue to ease the audience into the persuasion of the viewpoint presented in her speech. Given controversies of sexual assault in recent times, as well as ideas of feminism and female
Oprah’s speech is so compelling because she appeals to her audiences emotions through her use of a personal narrative, various stylistic techniques, and inclusive language. She comences her speech, detailing when she was a little girl with big dreams, watching Sidney Poitier receive the Cecil B. Demille award, the same award that she is being presented with. This story paints Oprah as human and allows her to not only relate with her peers in the live audience, but also the indefatigable working class at home. This strong appeal to emotion is not lost as she moves into the third paragraph where she first begins speaking about the “Me Too” movement. Within this paragraph, Winfrey triggers strong emotions when she states, “Because we all know that the press is under siege
This is often described as her legacy and much of this is still seen in British government, as well as on an international scale. The conviction policies, economic policies and social policies are all parts of Thatcherism, as well as her political style. The term has also been used to describe the British governments following Thatcher to the governments of John Major and Tony Blair. The legacy left by Thatcher is one that has carried on to today’s political issues, both on a national and international level. Many of Thatcher’s achievements took place in her second term, after she had established a base of supporters, confidence and momentum within parliament.
Thatcher uses these to emphasize his outlook on life in a dark and abysmal world. Thatcher also uses strategies of ethos and pathos while speaking of Reagan 's accomplishments to elaborate on Reagan’s many great deeds. “We have lost a great president… and I’ve lost a dear friend” starts her speech with an
Herbert Hoover was President at the beginning of the Great Depression, Underestimating the seriousness of the crisis and he called it “a passing incident in our national lives” and assured Americans that it would be over in 60 days. Hoover also was a huge believer in rugged individualism. Hoover overall was a President with no worries and just shook off the big problem like it was no big deal and maybe even made it worse than it was before. On the other hand, Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared that he was going to attack the Great Depression, The government passed the Emergency Banking Relief Act. That act made banking more stabilized and more out of the depression.
President Gerald Ford was left with a population of people that were let down by a scandal that knocked a candidate for the best president this nation had ever seen and just dumped him out of the office. Also an endless conflict that was the war in Vietnam. Coming in with great hostility did not help President Ford when he pardoned Former President Nixon. But, Ford did face the stagflation and recession this nation was having during this time period. Ford always had in his mind that anything could happen that the United States was not immune to anything and this made his disbelief in Government Bailouts a reality.
Ronald Reagan gave this speech on June 12, 1987, in Berlin, Germany. He was giving his speech during a time where the city of Berlin was split in two, between the USSR and the Western powers. These two sides had been very hostile to each other and war nearly broke out between the two. The wall that Reagan was referring to was a twelve foot wall with electric wires and guard towers to stop the East Germans from escaping to Western Europe. Freedom to leave USSR territory was not the only freedom that was limited by communism, in addition, many other aspects of the people’s lives were controlled by the government.
The Ronald Reagan Era was an extremely powerful and important time in political history. It changed the way the entire Republican party thought. The conservatism article states that this era was so powerful that “political rivals were forced to respond to how influential and powerful” Ronald Reagan was. Through his influence with International affairs, his powerful speaking through the media, and his ability to work with his chairmen to create more innovative ways to have a better government, Ronald Reagan created a new Republican Party.