The tacking on the crow ceremony can continue with strict oversight from leaders in an effort to stamp out hazing and to revive the heritage of this tradition. Chief petty officers are bringing back this tradition by teaching their Sailors’ the original meaning of this ceremony. With no official script to go by, in a tacking on the crow ceremony in Virginia Beach, VA in 2012, Navy divers witnessed this traditional ceremony first
Unbroken, is a story about Louis Zamperini who has has survived many war battles. Louis has gone to war and survived, then was called back to keep fighting; however, this time, their plane crashed, and he landed in the middle of the ocean on a raft he had with him. Throughout all of this, Louis was brave and resilient to be able to stay alive in the ocean for 40 days. In Unbroken, by Hillenbrand, Louis had fought to stay alive after a rough patch in his life, and shows the audience that overcoming obstacles makes people better and stronger in the end. The narrative of Louis’s life begins when Louis is still in high school with him stopping at nothing to achieve his goal of beating the world record of mile runner in high school.
Hell In The Pacific by Jim Mcenery and Bill Sloan is a recount of the events Jim has faced and gone through from when he was recruited into the Marine Corp in World War Two all the way until the war ended. Jim McEnery’s story is amazingly told and provides insight into what an average marine went through in the Pacific theatre of the second world war. From start to finish, he uses many writing techniques that bring his adventure to life even though it happened over seventy years ago. I believe that his novel is an excellent read and is a great primary source for facts about the second world war. One reason why I like his story so much is his use of emotions and feelings on certain people or subjects.
The main purpose of Blackfish is to answer why a captured whale would become so aggressive and turn on its trainers. To answer this Cowperthwaite frames the documentary around Tilikum by interviewing experts in the field such as Lori Marino (Director of Science with Non-human Rights Program), and former SeaWorld trainers, such as John Hardgrove who recall capturing young orca 's, like Tilikum, away from their families and placing them into solitary confinement. One of the most emotionally gripping parts of the film is a heartbreaking
I interviewed my neighbor SFC Vaca for my veterans essay. SFC Vaca join the Army in 1988. He was only eighteen years old and straight out of high school. He did his basic training at Fort Dix in New Jersey. After completing his basic training he headed off to AIT, in Ft Eustis, Virginia.
Patrick Henry, former governor of Virginia, bravely spoke on the 23rd of March, 1775, at St. John’s Church, introducing his strategies to end the American Revolution in victory. The speech was so inspiring that it ignited a massive flame of patriotism. Americans began to greatly support his political ideology. Due to his stirring choice of words, the phrase “Give me liberty, or give me death!” impacted the listeners, making his remarkable words yet known to this date. Henry’s use of ethical appeal, logical and emotional appeals, as well as rhetorical devices, touched the audience.
A speech is defined as a formal address or discourse delivered to an audience. A significant person of the community usually gives commencement speeches so the students can leave motivated and ready for the so-called “real world.” “Through different uses of the rhetorical strategies, pathos, ethos, and logos, the speakers are able to connect and relate to the audience members. At the college of William and Mary, Mike Tomlin, a football coach delivers a speech that effectively uses two of the three strategies to acknowledge the graduating class. Starting off, Tomlin explains why he is proud to be there and what exactly the place means to him. Next, he uses real life experiences such as experiences with his NFL players and acknowledges that he knows that most commencement speeches are forgotten.
Piff shows the audience that he is a reliable and intelligent person because Berkeley is a prestigious university in California. Next, he tells the audience that he has devoted 7-11 years to his research about money and how it effects people. His devotion to his study proves that Professor Paul Piff has the audiences’ best interests at heart. The many years he has spent investigating shows that his results are accurate and unbiased. Next in Paul Piff’s T.E.D.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. At the age of 25, King earned a sociology degree and completed his Ph.D (A&E Networks Television). King’s charismatic and strong attitude helped him become a successful minister and the most famous civil-rights activists. On the day of August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his inspirational speech, I Have a Dream. Approximately 200,000 people gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. to watch King personally.
The Steve Jobs commencement speech was a speech that was given by the former Apple Inc. CEO to Stanford University during the 114th commencement on 12th June 2005. The speech Steve Jobs gave Stanford University is a very effective speech, because of his use of rhetorical devices. Jobs especially use his background and childhood to play upon his rhetorical approach. In Steve Jobs, he tells several stories about love, detection, death, loss. The main part of the Speech is how Steve Jobs encourages the students to pursue their dreams, and do what makes them happy, even if it all doesn’t go after the plan.