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In this particular speech there was several bias, fallacies, and rhetorical devices. For example
“Charles Foster Kane” used the Political Bias when he speaks about “Jim W Getty’s’ dishonesty,
downright villainy political machine. He is putting his political competition down; by down
talking him. An example of a fallacy is Ad hominen; Mr. Kane attacked Mr. Getty’s by
attacking him and his believe. He ignored Mr. Getty’s’ argument was simply concentrated on the
person not the argument. Mr. Kane also used the Alliteration Rhetorical device by repeating
same thing in the same sentence. “The working man—The working man and the slum child”.
Mr. Kane was very condescending and very happy to down talk his opponent. Mr. Kane
addressed his argument in a very unprofessional matter. As I am learning to understand
arguments; to my knowledge this was a weak arguments. The speaker “Mr. Kane” speech was
only based on his opinion. The speaker clearly showed the anger, hate and the dislike of his
opponent. The speaker research was poor a non-effective, as it was just opinions and no facts. He
bullied his opponent by bad mouthing, mocking him and insulting him. The speakers premises
were weak and non accurate. He needed to address this matter in a different way. For example
only speaking about how he will better the situation not make it worst by turning an audience
against this particular person “Mr. Getty”. Me, as an audience or a reader I would think that this
argument was not effective. As I stated before it was basically built out of anger and hate. I also
look at this person as the person that will be running my state. Hen doing such speech you must
prepare yourself with sufficient research to support your premises. This speech was just an
opinion and no... [continues]
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