• Dumbshit
    In this speech Robert F. Kennedy uses a lot of different strategies to have his audience believe what he is saying. It is very important to be able to use all of your knowledge and the different emotions of writing to make a stronger and unbreakable bond between the writer and the audience. The three...
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  • Rhetoric in Jfk and Mlk Jr.'s Speeches
    the following prompt: "There are 3 Rhetorical Devices (logos, ethos, pathos). Provide a quote from each of the two speeches that best represent the use of each of the rhetorical devices. Keep response to a minimum of 1000 words.” In the 1960’s, civil rights were becoming a very present and evident...
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  • Malcolm X
    The idea of conveying ones thoughts through speech and text has been around for over two millennia and maybe more. However the effectiveness of speech can be aided by the use of rhetoric. Rhetoric is a set of tools known as; ethos, pathos, and logos, these tools are meant to properly convey the idea...
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  • Analysis on Kings “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.
    Analysis on Kings “I’ve been to the mountaintop.” Not just to have an ordinary speech, but one that grasps people and pulls them in all you need to have is persuasion also known as Ethos, Logos, and Pathos. Ethos refers to the speaker’s credibility. There are three important characteristics: character...
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  • Gun Control
    issue of gun control grew after the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy. A widespread phenomenon moved across America and citizens began to ponder on the question of how to resolve this violent issue. A few decades after these assassinations, a Democratic controlled congress...
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  • Ca 370 Exam 1
    According to Professor,- Rhetoric is strategic-often persuasive use of communication Rhetor- One who does or performs rhetoric. Uses rhetoric through speech, writing, music, etc. Public Address- The history of rhetorical acts (old and new speakers and speeches) In addition, Why Study history of Public...
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  • Cather
    JFK Inaugural Speech • According to the text, what was the situation in the world at the time of Kennedy’s address? What lines in his speech declares it? Be specific. • How often does Kennedy use anaphora, alliteration, chiasmus and antithesis in his address? What phrase(s) are repeated, and...
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  • I Have a Dream Anaysis
    Martin Luther King Jr.’s (January 15th, 1929- April 4th, 1968) I Have a Dream is so popular that it always appears among the top 50 of the world’s speeches ever made. As a matter of fact, the 1999 poll of scholars and analyst of public address ranked the speech as the top American speech of the 20th century...
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  • Analysis 'Ich Bin Ein Berliner'
    Discourse Speech: ‘Ich bin ein Berliner’ John F. Kennedy Name: Maaike Wittebrood Class: 2ME-2B Student number: 112418 Lecturer: Anita Maessen Author: The author of the speech is John F. Kennedy. He was in 1963 the president of the United States of America. John F. Kennedy became president...
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  • Classical Rhetoric
    tortures, oaths. 2. Artistic: arguments that the speaker must invent. They include rational appeal (logos), emotional appeal (pathos), and ethical appeal (ethos). • Rational appeal (logos) Rational appeals can be inductive or deductive: --Inductive reasoning generalizes a conclusion from...
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  • Martin Luther King Memorial
    The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is the newest memorial to be built in Washington D.C. The memorial was finished with construction in the summer of 2011. This memorial celebrates the life of one of the most influential leaders of the Civil Rights era, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is a reminder...
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  • Jfk Inauguration Analysis
    Fitzgerald Kennedy is credited as being one of America’s greatest speakers. That is why, when asked to choose a speech to do a rhetorical analysis on from the Top 100 American Speeches on www.americanrhetoric.com, I had to choose his “Inaugural Address” from January 20, 1961. This speech is ranked second...
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  • Rehtorics
    persuasion." He described three main forms of rhetoric: Ethos, Logos, and Pathos. Aristotle stated that an arguer must state a claim (or a proposition) and prove it. The Greek words used to refer to the proofs are logos (logic), ethos (credibility), and pathos (emotion). Scheme: a figure in which words preserve...
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  • Aristotle 25
    audience into a certain frame if mind; the third on the proof, or apparent proof, provided by the words of the speech itself. Persuasion is achieved by the speaker’s personal character when the speech is so spoken as to make us think him credible. We believe good men more fully and more readily than others;...
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  • Martin Luther King Rhetorical Use
    mid 1950’s, racism was at its peak in the southern states. Things were not improving, and someone needed to take a stand to lead the civil rights movement. This man was Martin Luther King Jr. whose tactical method and inspirational vision were strong enough to execute his plan. Martin Luther King Jr. was...
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  • rhetorical analysis
    period society’s faults and weaknesses also became more apparent. In the midst of this changing environment, in 1960, John F. Kennedy was elected. On January 20th, 1961 John F. Kennedy was sworn in as the president of the United States before delivering one of the most famous and iconic inaugural addresses...
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  • John F. Kennedy - the Speaker
    I choose John F. Kennedy to write about as he epitomizes a great speaker to me. As I learned in class and in reading the textbook, credibility is key for any speaker to be fully respected. I believe that John F. Kennedy not only meets this qualification but surpasses it. Over the years I have looked...
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  • Martin Luther King Jr Rhetorical Summary
    A Dream” On August 28th of 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave one of the most famous speeches of all time. “I Have a Dream”. The speech was heard by thousands upon thousands of people in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. This speech addressed many things, one of which was the severe...
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  • Sujey's Documents
    Community Essay Martin Luther King, Thoreau, Anna Quindlen, and Jane Howard have different and similar views of community that has impacted society in various ways. Their views are the same, such as Martin Luther King and Jan Howard who stress community as people as a whole and in contrast, both Thoreau...
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  • JFK Inaugural Address
    Analysis America in the 1960‘s were very vigorous due to Civil Rights, the Vietnam war, and the country slowly evolving as a nation. Presidency was very a important attribute to the country, so whoever was elected at that time, he needed to be efficient. John F. Kennedy was the perfect candidate. He...
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