Essay on Barak Obama Perfect Union Speech

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The More Perfect Union speech presented by Barack Obama on March 18, 2008 was said to be as strong as the famous “I Have a Dream Speech” by Martin Luther King. After hearing this speech then listening and then reading it and then being able to feel that energy with a strong agreement on some points. With Barack’s style of pausing and, eye contact and with a tone of voice never boring but drawing you with a wanting more draw. Although he never left the podium he kept the audience on the seats edge. And maybe pauses were long but probably added in as a practiced effect. The points of Barack speech in regards to slavery and change and mentioning where he is from to personalize the speech, were a nice touch. It almost felt like he was a neighbor easy to relate to. Obama’s posture was a bit stiff there were times when he did sway, making It possible to make eye contact with the crowd. Obama being behind a podium made it hard to see if there was any foot tapping or leg crossing. From the You Tube site the recording given you were able to see his hand movements and facial expression. Barack’s Facial expression at moments did include some frowns which maybe to some intensified what he was trying to express, but other self included the feeling given was not always sure of what was being said of his frowning. Barack did give special attention to the audience on the left and to then to the audience on the right and even some eye contact time to the Teleprompters for the audience at home to give the people a feel of being there. Barack’s speech showed a varied amount of energy yet it had a calm level. The times of excitement when he would bring his hands to the top of the podium with a hand jester and his voice level would go up then down then back to level. The enthusiasm would be enhanced with a pause with direct eye contact like he was looking for understanding from the audience. These actions were important when he was making his point in regards to his religious...
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