A couple of weeks ago the Pope spoke for the very first time to the American Congress. Behind his speech, it should be noticeable the contradiction between his liberalist image, which has been seen before when he discussed topics such as homosexuality; and his conservative tone when talking about families, in this specific occasion, for example. As Francis is supposed to, he represented the Catholic Church as an united institution to the modern world; smoothly trying to open the minds of extremists but not crossing border lines. To achieve his main goal, to please as many different mind sets as possible, he left some topics off his speech. Although many people believe he failed to deliver his message by being too neutral, he should not worry …show more content…
According to R.R Reno, Pope Francis ‘omitted’ some ‘tough issues’, like same sex marriage; which the Pope has shown to be opened minded about, to give space to more urgent topics, as he “called for the abolition of the death penalty” (Reno, R.R., "What Francis Said-And Didn 't Say-To Congress”). But if people pay close attention, it is clear that the ‘tough topics’ to deal with, have been created by man. Francis staked a mission to defend, in certain way, God’s will, which is above of what mankind has gotten itself into. A topic of great importance to him is global warming; something that has been incontestably “caused by human activity”, according to him. (Collinson, Stephen and Daniel Barke, “Pope Delivers Political Message on Immigration Tolerance to Congress”). The Pope’s speech was logically impossible to please everyone, but it did “sure[ly] … [please] liberals” among the speech, but also “drew cheers” (Reno, R.R., "What Francis Said-And Didn 't Say-To Congress”) from the Republicans. Overall Francis did followed his roll: to worship worldwide peace within different cultures, sexualities, genders, races, etc; with a modern mindset; presented to many people who should adequate their eyes to what currently really needs to be taken care
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Patrick Henry's speech before the Virginia Congress was crafted to persuade the many men gathered there to listen. He uses several rhetorical devices to accomplish this goal, and he accomplishes it with flying colors. As you read the speech, you can see the desperation poring from Henry's words. "Our petitions have been slighted; our remonstrances have produced additional violence and insult; our supplications have been disregarded". In this portion of the speech, he uses parallelism to reiterate that America has tried everything to stop this war from happening, but their efforts were to no avail, and it was time to begin fighting.
In Jon Sweeney’s lecture and book, “ When Saint Francis Saved The Church”, he spoke about Francis leading a revolutionary life. There were two points that helped support with Francis leading a revolutionary life. Those points were friendship and poverty. Sweeney spoke about how important friendship and poverty was to Francis. These points helped with Francis learning what kind of person he would be and do with his life.
The purpose of Patrick Henry’s Speech to the Virginia convention was to convince his fellow delegates to fight for their freedom. Henry uses the rhetorical devices of repetition and pathos to effectively get his point across. Henry uses the rhetorical device of repetition through repeatedly referring to the choice of freedom or slavery. He says this more than one time to try and get his point across the the delegates that he is talking to. He believes that american should be free and if we do not become free soon that the british are going to start to treat us like slaves.
Nehemiah Wright Ms. Guidorizzi Junior English Per. 6 21 September 2016 Virginian Persuasion Patrick Henry, a revolutionary who could persuade a charging rhinoceros to change directions became one of the most important founding fathers during the early stages of the Revolutionary War. While the thirteen colonies were on edge trying to decide whether or not a permanent militia was to be put in place. Mr. Henry came to the forefront and, using words alone, swayed enough of the congressmen’s opinions to have that militia put in place.
He used emotional and persuasive words that made his address so significant. His speech actual had a huge impact for many reasons. He addressed confidence, fear and presented himself as
Patrick Henry’s speech Many things happened in the 1700’s that caused conflict. On March 22, 1765 the stamp act was passed by parliament,the law was any goods would be taxed and sold to the colonist. In 1775 Patrick Henry created a speech to encourage the colonist to boycott and get the parliament to repeal the stamp act. The speech said “ give me liberty or give me death”, what he means by that is give us freedom or give us death.
Given that he spoke for the American people, he implies that as a nation, we have had to make some difficult choices, but, yet we make those decisions with courage and determination that keeps us united. This is one of the many points that highlights his speech. Giving positive and strong statements adds strength to his speech which keeps his audience occupied with his words. Hence, it is very important that audience is listening and comprehending what is being
¨Patrick Henry Speech¨ : Rhetorical Use In his speech to the Virginia Congress, Patrick Henry uses rhetorical devices such as an extended metaphor and hyperbole to contribute to his purpose of coercing the other delegates to accept the upcoming conflict with Britain. In his address to the Virginia Congress, Henry establishes the urgency of preparing for the inevitable war with the British. In his speech, Henry uses a ‘storm’ to symbolize the conflict that is on the horizon.
In his farewell address, George Washington outlines the importance of religion to the maintenance of American ideals and, therefore, the new American government. Washington describes religion as a means to an end. In his view, all morality stems from religion. Because moral behavior is necessary for the survival of the American system, religion itself is the vehicle by which a moral society and government will be achieved. Washington’s argues for religion in American society from a principled and a pragmatic context.
By addressing his opponents in a companionable way as “Fellow Clergymen” King sends the message that he is willing to have a serious civilized discussion. And the audience is persuaded to listen to their colleague. Just as a medical doctor is obligated to discuss the cure to an illness with another doctor. The eight clergymen feel compelled to listen to King because both share the same profession and love for God. Following the establishment of King’s authority, he proceeds to maintain and emphasize the religious references throughout his letter to assure his appeal among the clergymen.
The played starts off with a prologue to declare that the following play is a serious one. Then, Buckingham and several others enter; Buckingham is irritated that Cardinal Wolsey has a very powerful influence over the king, and suspects him of being disloyal and ambitious. While the other lords are begging him to keep his opinions to himself, a guard comes up and arrests Buckingham with the charge of treason. After Buckingham’s former employee, the Surveyor is questioned about Buckingham, Henry VIII sentences Buckingham to death for disloyalty.
“Words can inspire, and words can destroy. Choose yours well.” - Robin Sharma. In 1787, a convention was held to determine the efficiency of a debatable Constitution discussed by the delegates. Benjamin Franklin, having represented Pennsylvania, then presented a speech regarding his position on the topic, declaring his agreement to it in spite of his uncertainty on whether or not it will result in negative consequences in the future.
Cavanaugh (2008) calls the church to create and cultivate her own alternative culture informed by the riches of the faith, rather than taking economic marching orders from the world. The first chapter of this book challenges the free-market, principles, which are concerned to announce the blessing of the free-market and to caution against state intervention. The author expresses difficulty accepting the beliefs, but has no reason to
Precisely, she declared, “The church cannot be defiled by receiving a bigamist into its membership” (Oskison 1040). As a result, from Miss Evans’ behavior, Oskison is able to disseminate America’s true character. Unlike others, he does not excuse or ignore America’s image, instead he confronts
Defending allies and interests, showing purpose without arrogance, meeting aggression with resolve and strength, and speaking for American values are all ideals that the American people can unanimously agree upon. In conclusion, George W. Bush was able to give a meaningful speech. Bush gave an effective inaugural address by using biblical allusions, collaborative language, and an anaphora in order to unite the country after a contentious election. His rhetoric added value to his speech and made it one to remember.