Bill Clinton I Am Profoundly Sorry speech Partner Analyzing Essay An apology said right can bring forgiveness, said wrong can bring more remorse. Though it was effective, Bill Clinton's apology did not bring complete forgiveness. Bill Clinton’s remarkable “Profoundly Sorry” speech, which lead to the impeachment of the president, is effective because it uses repetition, ethos, and pathos. This speech was given in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday, December 11, 1998. Bill Clinton wrote this speech due to having an affair with Monica Lewinsky.
Puritanism, a version of Calvinism, addresses the sinfulness of man and claims that God has predetermined those who will be saved and those who won’t; despite their sins. In the poem “Here Follow Some Verses Upon the Burning of Our House, July 10, 1666,” Anne Bradstreet recounts a tragic accident that occurred and how she used it to glorify God. Jonathan Edwards conducted sermon titled, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” in Connecticut, 1741. In this text he goes in depth into the sinful nature of man, and a just and angry God who doesn’t hesitate. Both passages address the life Puritans should live.
He again appeals to the emotions of the listeners by stating that “we feel the loss, and we’re thinking about you so very much” (Reagan, 1986), “Your loved ones were daring and brave, and they had that special grace, that special spirit to say, “”Give me a challenge and I’ll meet it with joy”” (Reagan, 1986), and “They wished to serve, and they did. They served all of us” (Reagan, 1986). He expresses his mourning to the loved ones in order to show that he truly cares and that “we’re thinking about you so very much” (Reagan, 1986). Reagan conveys a touching tone that we feel the pain and sadness you do towards your loved
Many examples of the worst, but also the best of people spring forth from the events that were the Holocaust. One can look back at these events for examples of intense human emotion and suffering. Although these dark times degraded and beat the human spirit, survivors from the Holocaust still find hope and look for ways to improve society and look selflessly for ways to alleviate the suffering of others. Speaking first to the United States government, and then to individuals all around the world, Wiesel, a respected survivor of the Holocaust, hopes to raise awareness to the suffering of many victims in many circumstances, and to encourage the United States and its government to stay away from the trap of indifference. Wiesel effectively employs
Defeat “Defeat” is the word that rings in the heads of those people involved in the Bombing of Pearl Harbor written in the book “The USS Arizona: The Ship, the Men, the Pearl Harbor Attack, and the Symbol That Aroused America” by Joy Waldron Jasper and James P. Delgado. Throughout the book, the writers complement the credibility of the information by taking into consideration it is actual accounts and makes emotional connections with the readers as they talk about the tragedies that the men encountered and the amount of people who fought for the country and died. Lastly, the writers display their emotions by realizing the United States was just attacked and nothing is ever going to be the same again. George W. Bush, a famous president, in his famous speech on September 11th, 2001, also deals with
On January 28, 1986, President Ronald Reagan addresses a speech to American citizens about the Challenger Shuttle Disaster. He uses rhetorical devices to covey his grief and support the victims’ families, along with curing the pain that fall upon the Americans. President Ronald Reagan takes his words to show his grief and to show how he and the American citizens have been affected by the calamity. President Ronald Reagan uses pathos to express his opinion about the disaster. He brought his wife to show his strong emotional side about this event.
In the summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson may have wrote the best “breakup letter” ever. Jefferson included in his letter a long list of grievances against the British and King George. In the long list of grievances he included: America's Declaration Of Independence against Great Britain. While Jefferson was writing the Declaration Of Independence; he felt like he was writing his death sentence and so did the signers of the document. Some topics that he included in the Declaration were how Thomas Jefferson was tired of how the king treated the American citizens, Equality, The Right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, Consent of the Governed, and Alter or abolish the government.
This was a disturbing moment in our history that shook the very foundation of America. This is the first terrorist attack that we have experienced in the 21st century. President Bush spoke out to the American people to empower and soothe them in a vulnerable time. President Bush reassures citizens and the victim’s families that America and its people are not only strong but are safe and will rise up again. Bush effectively executes his 9/11 speech and uses rhetorical devices to catch the citizens attention, calm the America people and unite them together again.
In total the bombing killed more than 2,300 Americans. Up until this point, the United States was trying to remain in their position as neutral in the conflict. President Roosevelts speech was broadcasted over the radio to announce the tragic news to the distraught citizens of America(cite). Franklin Delano Roosevelt uses his credentials as the beloved president of
He was faced with the difficult task that evenings of letting the world know what took place that day, and help the American people through a day of shock and disbelief. In a time of unspeakable evil, George W bush addresses that nation using rhetorical appeals; together with the history of American ideas to reassure and untie not only Americans, but the world to stand together and fight back on the war of terrorism.
Those brave men and women paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect their country from being reduced to ashes once more. America became a nation who questioned the intentions of every Middle Eastern person. Today, there are Middle Eastern men and women who are pulled over for “suspicious activity.” Some people will even walk a little faster or in a different direction when a Muslim walks down the street. September 11, 2001 will remain the day when children became orphans and parents became childless. As those giant towers collapsed, so did our sense of security and the “safest place on Earth” became a home of fear.
When Craig tells his friends where he’s at, many respond by saying they are depressed too and that they take medication to help treat it. While Craig’s friends are on the most part supportive and understanding, some of his friends react harshly and treat him differently which also showed me a realistic reaction that many people have to mental disorders. This novel was very enjoyable for me to read. It opens by saying, “It’s so hard to talk when you want to kill yourself.” which was an amazing attention grabber. The novel explores how depression really feels which despite the unsettling topic, made me extremely grateful.
This was the response of President Bush when someone shouted, “We can’t hear you,” as he was touring the wreckage of 9-11. His response was a promise that the suffering would be avenged. A great harm and loss had been done to the American people. Other people around the world felt the grief of the American people. A great people had been moved to defend a great country.