"Rhetorical Analysis Of Famous Speeches" Essays and Research Papers

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Famous Speeches

     Rhetorical Analysis: President Ronald Reagan's Farwell Address Rhetorical Analysis: Reagan's Farwell Address Ronald Reagan's Farewell Address was an amazing example of conveying the fundamentals for freedom through an emotional and visual lesson. It is no wonder that the president known as the "great communicator" was successful in painting for us a picture of who we were, past and present, and the improvements in the areas of strength, security...

    Democratic Party, George H. W. Bush, Gerald Ford 1730  Words | 5  Pages

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    Essay 1: Descriptive Analysis Due date: October 17th Summary: A 7-to-10 page essay describing three rhetorical artifacts and their relation to your chosen social issue. This essay must have a thesis statement at the end of the introduction and do a six-part analysis of three rhetorical artifacts. Before you begin (NOTE: This should have been completed for your Artifact Introduction Assignment so this is review): 1. First, choose a social issue. This could be one of national and international...

    Critical thinking, Logic, Organizational patterns 1437  Words | 5  Pages

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    Aristotle, there lies rhetorical analysis. Applying Aristotle’s appeals to present day advertisements breaks down all the aspects and qualities of each advertisement, thus identifying motive behind the color scheme to the emotion or lack of, behind the script. There are two different types of styles of writing that I’m going to talk about in this paper, Ethos and Logos. In this specific ad, there are examples of Pathos and Ethos used in order to have a successful advertisement. “Rhetorical approaches are...

    Logos, Medicine, Obesity 1133  Words | 3  Pages

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    Introduction Like any rhetorical analysis essay, an essay analyzing a visual document should quickly set the stage for what you’re doing. Try to cover the following concerns in the initial paragraphs: Make sure to let the reader know you’re performing a rhetorical analysis. Otherwise, they may expect you to take positions or make an evaluative argument that may not be coming. Clearly state what the document under consideration is and possibly give some pertinent background information...

    Conclusion, Essay, Greek loanwords 1013  Words | 4  Pages

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    Death!” There have been countless speeches made throughout the course of time; some that have managed to change laws and mindsets, and others who have simply expressed a logical opinion or proposed a vengeful disputation. However, amongst these varying disquisitions, only a few have managed to remain memorable. By using various literary devices, one particular man was able to remain in the memories of many, and deliver one of the most famous patriotic speeches in our country’s history. In his eloquent...

    Sentence, Virginia 1027  Words | 3  Pages

  • Jfk Rhetorical Analysis

    Message John F. Kennedy is one of the nation’s most popular and recognizable presidents of the 20th century. Kennedy is most famous in his presidency for his powerful and inspiring speeches. His positive energy and young yet wise personality made him easy to listen to for all audiences. In fact, on January 20th, 1961 John F. Kennedy delivered one of the most remembered speeches of all time; his inaugural address. At a time of racial tensions, economic hardships, and lingering fears of war, he strived...

    Cold War, Irish American, John F. Kennedy 1232  Words | 3  Pages

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    Gautreau September 7, 2014 College Writing II Rhetorical Analysis Throughout Kathryn Lopez’s article “Egg Heads”, she uses many rhetorical strategies in order to encourage her readers to agree with her argument, as well as to inform them of the harm that is done to young women’s bodies during in-vitro fertilization (IVF). With the use of pathos, ethos, and logos, Lopez makes her argument rather easy to agree with.  Lopez executes the rhetorical element of pathos very well throughout her...

    Article, Essay, Ethos 1366  Words | 5  Pages

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    Professor Mageean English 1C 1 April 2014 Rhetorical Analysis Obesity rates are soaring throughout the United States. “Today, two thirds of American adults are obese or overweight”(Brink and Querna 620). This quote is explaining how obesity has become a concern for many people in our culture. The obesity rate among Americans has gotten worse over the years. The topic of weight is very prevalent among people in today's society. Everywhere you look you see people of different weights and appearances...

    Essay, Food, Food energy 817  Words | 3  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis of Pedigree Advertisements Advertisements are everywhere. From billboards, to magazines, to newspapers, flyers and TV commercials, chances are that you won’t go a day without observing some sort of ad. In most cases, companies use these ads as persuasive tools, deploying rhetorical appeals—logos, pathos, and ethos—to move their audiences to think or act in a certain way. The two magazine ads featured here, both endorsing Pedigree products, serve as excellent examples...

    Causality, Dog breed, Ethos 803  Words | 3  Pages

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    Ask Not Some consider the 1961 Inaugural Address of President John F. Kennedy to be one of the greatest speeches ever delivered. It contains the famous call to action “Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.” Thurston Clark declares the speech to be “the greatest oration of any twentieth-century politician” (qtd in Carpenter 2). James Humes states the speech truly shaped history, describing it as “brilliant eloquence” and inspiring “American hopes” for...

    Berlin Wall, Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis 1297  Words | 4  Pages

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    Emily Goldstone V00773365 Adam Yaghi English 135 – A14 Assignment #3: Rhetorical Analysis December 1, 2012 Jeopardy in American Privacy Journalist, Jeffery Rosen, publishes “Protect Our Right to Anonymity,” to the The New York Times in September 2011 which reviews the recent evolution of technology and the controversies in regards to jeopardizing America’s public privacy. Throughout the article Jeffery Rosen proposes that, individually and collectively, Americans must protect themselves...

    Appeal, Appellate court, Law 791  Words | 3  Pages

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    Kanequa Singleton Professor Trinnic ENGL 1123 October 27, 2014 Rhetorical Analysis: Indian Mascots- You’re Out! Jack Shakley’s 2011 article, “Indian Mascots – You’re out!” argues that removing Native American names and mascots from college and professional teams is the appropriate thing to do. The context of this article appeared after a Los Angeles Times editorial about legislator in North Dakota struggles over whether the University of North Dakota should be forced to change its team name and...

    Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball 1025  Words | 4  Pages

  • I Have a Dream Rhetorical Analysis

    Mike Weber October 17, 2013 Mika, Period 7 “I Have A Dream” Speech Rhetorical Analysis On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered what would become perhaps the most brilliant and powerful speech in American history. This speech took place in Washington, D.C in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial where hundreds of thousands of black and white Americans gathered to hear MLK make history. In his speech, MLK frequently called for an immediate end to segregation, and spoke of the injustices...

    African American, Martin Luther King, Jr., Racial segregation 1226  Words | 4  Pages

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    Kaci Gray Whitaker ENGL 1113-065 12 September 2011 Rhetorical Analysis of Nancy Sommers: Between the Drafts Harvard graduate Nancy Sommers wrote Between the Drafts in February 1992. In many papers, a person is able to tell the direction of the paper within the first paragraph. However in Sommers article, the thesis does not appear until the end. Sommer’s thesis is “It is the thrill of the pull between someone else’s authority and our own, between submission and independence that we must discover...

    Italian language, Logic, Thought 948  Words | 3  Pages

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    Davis 1 Raven Davis Professor Bunde English 1011 26 September 2012 Rhetorical Analysis of “Outcasts United: A True Story about Soccer and Immigration Made for Hollywood? Pitch Invasion journalist, Andrew Guest, writes the article “Outcasts United: A True Story about Soccer and Immigration Made for Hollywood” from a sarcastic viewpoint. Guest starts by allowing his reader to get acquainted with Warren St. John’s cover article on “Outcast United,” which later became a book. He introduces the...

    Anxiety, Belief, Ethos 925  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Rhetorical Analysis of Prince Daniel

    A rhetorical analysis of Prince Daniel's wedding speech After many years of waiting for her father’s approval, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden finally got her Prince Daniel. They officially became a couple in May 2002. In the years prior to the wedding, Daniel has appeared more and more in the royal context and their engagement was announced on 24 February in 2009. The wedding date was set to the 19th of July in 2010. At the wedding reception, after the ceremony, Prince Daniel gave his first official...

    Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Daniel Westling, Figure of speech 1656  Words | 4  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis This essay argues that the Globe and Mail (G&M) article, ‘Don’t Teach Until You See the Whites of Their Eyes’ (18 August 2012), is persuasive with its primary target audience of G&M readers. Clifford Orwin, the author of this article, is a professor of political science at the University of Toronto. Furthermore, the main focus of this article deals with the fact that: “Real education requires real teachers and students, not disembodied electronic wraiths.” Through the...

    Audience, Education, History of education 2324  Words | 6  Pages

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     Rhetorical Analysis of the U.S Army Advertisement “Army Strong” Campaign Christina DoBynes DeVry University Rhetorical Analysis of the U.S Army Advertisement “Army Strong” Campaign When you see a solider in his or her uniform, you are proud that they are serving this country to protect our freedom, securing our country, and defending democracy worldwide. The solider can come from different branches of the Military. The one you might be familiar with is the U.S. Army. These...

    Continental Army, Joint Chiefs of Staff, United States 1044  Words | 3  Pages

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    This Rhetorical analysis essay was very difficult for me to get started but once I did I made many changes before I came into class with my first draft. I started by making a web trying to get my ideas onto paper so that it would eventually make it easier to organize into a paper. I have a hard time with organization so I thought pulling quotes and basic ideas I wanted to bring up in this essay would make it flow a little better. I started out by using the Faigly book to and looking at the layout...

    Earth, Earth's magnetic field, Environmental movement 1710  Words | 7  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis AWD Crisis Communication, Image Restoration, and Battling Stereotypes of Terror and Wars: Media Strategies for Attracting Tourism to Middle Eastern Countries is an article written by Eli Avraham (2013). It focuses on the negative reputation that the Middle East has gained due to constant media reports on wars and violent attacks. These publications have caused a decrease in tourism, and the author’s purpose is to uncover what techniques tourism marketers are using to improve...

    Iran, Islam, Israel 847  Words | 3  Pages

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    The Squint and the Wail Rhetorical Analysis “The Squint and the Wail” is an essay by Michael Hsu. Hsu, a Taiwanese American author and editor, wrote this essay in order to express his views on the negative connotations that occur with some of the racially charged objects present in society. More specifically, the essay deals with the stereotypical nature of The Chin Family. The Chin Family is the name of Stefano Giovannoni’s tabletop collection, which includes salt and pepper shakers that have...

    Black people, Ethnic group, Logic 1711  Words | 5  Pages

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    Kipland Phillip Kinkel Rhetorical Analysis Kipland Kinkel was a fifteen years old boy who was convicted for the possession of fire-arms, twenty- six attempted murders, and four murders, which included his mother, father, and fellow classmates. The defendant was sentenced to 111 years and eight months in jail. The Court of Appeals’ denied the appeal of the first sentence because the sentence was proven fair. The court document is successful in justifying the decisions to deny the appeal with use...

    Appeal, Appellate court, Law 1205  Words | 3  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis on “Here’s Why Legalizing Marijuana Makes Sense” In ‘Here’s Why Legalizing Marijuana Makes Sense’, Alex Newhouse, a lawyer who resides in the area of Sunnyside, Washington addresses the controversial issue of the legalization of cannabis. The sole purpose of Newhouse’s article is to persuade readers and voters that marijuana should be legalized. Throughout his article, Newhouse focuses on the use of ethos and logos, while also slightly focusing on the use of pathos, to help...

    Cannabis, Global Marijuana March, Hashish 1449  Words | 6  Pages

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    assignment helped us to see what kind of rhetorical devices Bush used to make his speech effective. After this assignment of examining an impressive speech and writing a rhetorical analysis paper about the speech, we decided to use these beneficial rhetorical devices in our own writings and presentations to impress our readers and listeners. While analyzing the speech we realized the importance and power of both facts and emotional concepts as rhetorical tools, so, we decided to use these elements...

    Al-Qaeda, Bill Clinton, Democratic Party 1253  Words | 4  Pages

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    face what happened in those places yet. Next in the article it describes how the use of heroin has spread, where it came from, and how no one is immune from its harmful grasp whether you’re rich or poor, black or white. An example of this is, when a famous actor died of a heroin overdose leaving his mother, wife and children to deal with the aftermath of his death. Further into Ms. Hale’s story, you get told the struggles she went through trying to help her daughter get clean and how nothing ended...

    Addiction, Barbiturate, Benzodiazepine overdose 1790  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hsc Speeches

    Choose two prescribed speeches and write an essay where, through close analysis of specific aspects of the speeches, you demonstrate the speeches textual integrity. We Recognise a text as possessing textual integrity when we see form, structure and language producing a unified conceptual whole. The speeches ‘Spotty-Handed Villainesses’ by Margret Atwood and ‘Faith, Hope and Reconciliation’ by Faith Bandler, represent how a combination of structure, form, language as well as exploring the human condition...

    A Great Way to Care, Allusion, Audience 1183  Words | 3  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis Prejudice is an issue that has been around for hundreds of years. It has become a part of natural human behavior. Two sides divide prejudice at the present: one fighting to eradicate prejudice and the other in defending it and claiming it can be socially productive. Most people choose the side of eradicating prejudice from society, but Jonathan Rauch has chosen the side with less support. In his article, In Defense of Prejudice: Why Incendiary Speech Must Be Protected, he...

    Critical thinking, Ethos, Logos 1268  Words | 4  Pages

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    Sharmil Whyatt March 6, 2012 English Rhetorical Analysis of Song Lyrics My song of choice is, Wale. “Bad”. Folarin. Maybach Music, 2012. Mixtape. This song since hitting the mixtape scene is being played all of the time and is being sung by people all over the world. A rhetorical analysis is when you break down a text and try to understand the deeper meaning that you think it might mean. This is helpful because it allows you to do two things, further understand...

    Ethos, Human sexuality, Logos 1039  Words | 3  Pages

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    Lauren Prescott Eng105-12 Rhetorical Analysis 10/8/13 Separation of Church and State In this article Stephen L. Carter expresses the great deal on the separation of church and state. Carter does a very good job at utilizing his rhetorical devices to really make sure we have the information embedded in our heads by the time we have finished the article. He does this job with the help of exemplification to give you multiple examples and leading proof of the separation...

    Christianity, Faith, First Amendment to the United States Constitution 1318  Words | 4  Pages

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    The Crucible Rhetorical Analysis In the late 1940’s through the late 1950’s McCarthyism was a wide spread epidemic here in America. The government had a very intense suspicion that there were influences of communism on our soil. Many were accused and prosecuted for “un-American activities” throughout the states. The FBI had no grounds or evidence to stand on when accusing these people. The Salem witch trials in The Crucible were very similar to these situations. Witten by Arthur Miller The Crucible...

    John Proctor, Mary Warren, McCarthyism 1093  Words | 3  Pages

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    Alexander Akande Professor. Rascoe English 1302 12th, July 2014 Rhetorical Analysis In Dinesh D' Souza’s essay, "Two Cheers for Colonialism,” he attempts to convince the audience about several concerns regarding colonialism and Western civilization. He employs various methods to make the audience see his point of view. He uses a lot of emotional appeals, humor, ethos, logos, and anecdotes...

    Africa, British Empire, Colonialism 1191  Words | 5  Pages

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    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 in our countries history. On that night, in disregard to the heavy snow that had fallen the night before and of the bitter cold in the air, President Kennedy stepped in front of the podium, wearing only a suit. As Kennedy...

    Cold War, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson 2059  Words | 5  Pages

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    Ben Mitchell Mr. Werts AP English 3A 9/11/2012 Rhetorical Analysis of “A New Way to View Science” Science has been taught in the same way for hundreds of years; through the pounding of facts, laws, and formulas into a student’s over-stuffed brain. This method only furthers the student’s frustration and confusion. It was always expected of the student to use their imagination to bring about their own explanations and real-world scenarios; and science was never taught to initiate these ideas...

    Creativity, Education, Idea 946  Words | 3  Pages

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    Chris Porter ENG 105-14 January 29, 2012 Rhetorical Analysis Spandex is No Good! In the essay, “What You Eat is Your Business”, Radley Balko writes to tell his audience about how the government is trying to control people’s health and eating habits by restricting food, taxing high calorie food, and considering menu labeling. Balko includes in his essay that government restricting diets and having socialist insurance is not helping the obesity problem, but it is only making it worse...

    Health, Health care, Health economics 889  Words | 3  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis: Facebook Profile When Facebook was launched back in February of 2004, it was just a basic social networking site; the purpose was to bring people together to communicate/socialize with nothing more than their birthdate and gender to share. Nowadays, one can rhetorically analyze a Facebook page with all of the given information options and gain knowledge about any one individual. Facebook offers insight of people’s lives we are interested in, whether it is friends, family, a...

    Audience, Audience theory, Facebook 1169  Words | 3  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis Abraham Lincoln’s “Second Inaugural Address” and Emily Dickinson’s “Success is Counted Sweet,” are two inspirational pieces of art that fall under two different types of discourses. The “Second Inaugural Address,” is a great example and definition of what Rhetoric is. It encompasses all four resources of languages- argument, appeal, arrangement, and artistic devices. “Success is Counted Sweet,” doesn’t cover the four resources of language that apply to rhetoric; therefore, it...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Inauguration 841  Words | 4  Pages

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    A Rhetorical Analysis of Michael from the Economic Collapse The Price of Gas is Outrageous – And It is Going To Get Even Higher Andrew Kosiski In a Blog by Michael, “The price of gas is outrageous – and it is going to get even higher,” of The Economic Collapse written on February 19 2012, a year ago today shows a positive argument that is true in today’s economy just like Michael figures it to be. Michael a well-spoken kind of guy gives us a look of what we have now and what to expect in the...

    Coming out, Ethos, Gas 1261  Words | 3  Pages

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    Brandon Vanwert 11/6/12 Eng101LecR5 Soma Feldmar Imagination and Reality Rhetorical Analysis The essay "Imagination and Reality" was written by Jeanette Winterson. Winterson is a British writer who was born in Manchester, England. After moving to London, her first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, won the 1985 Whitbread Prize for a First Novel, and was adapted for television by Winterson in 1990. This in turn won the BAFTA Award for Best Drama. She won the 1987 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize...

    Aesthetics, Art, Essay 1205  Words | 4  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis The article “The effects of private tutoring and parenting behaviors on children’s academic achievement in Korea: Are there differences between low- and high-income groups?” is a study conducted by Bong Joo Lee, Hyun Suk Jwa, and Se Hee Lim. The article examines the differences in parenting behaviors and private tutoring between high and low income families. The authors’ make an argument against the common belief “that family income is positively related to academic achievement...

    Audience, Child, Household income in the United States 1017  Words | 4  Pages

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    Christopher McNeely Dr. Pamela Rollins English 1301.77 November 9, 2012 Eating- Personal or Public? I am writing this essay as a rhetorical analysis of Radley Balko’s article “What You Eat is Your Business” and making a recommendation for or against publication in The Shorthorn based on the request from my editor. I believe the rhetorical appeals that Mr. Balko makes in his article will be somewhat persuasive to the readers of The Shorthorn as he makes some valid points. However, most members...

    Government, Health, Health care 1250  Words | 4  Pages

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    Brooklynn Giancaterino Rhetorical Analysis David McCullough Jr., the son of a Pulitzer Prize winning historian, was a teacher at Wellesley High School. In June of 2012, he made a speech at the commencement ceremony for the graduating class of Wellesley High School. On this day, he gave these teenagers a very unexpected reality check. The argument of this speech is that each and every one of them students is pretty much just another statistic in our harsh real world. Throughout this speech, he gives...

    Appeal to emotion, David McCullough, Graduation 944  Words | 4  Pages

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    Eng 103-D200 27 Sept 2012 Rhetorical Analysis In Barbara Ehrenreich's New York Times article, “Too Poor to make the News”, she investigates a phenomenon that has been swept away by the waves of media headlines about “middle class cutbacks” and “the super-rich giving up private jets”. (pg 322) She talks to people she met while writing her book “Nickel and Dimed” and uncovers stories of people whose ends could not be met before the recession, and are even less likely to be met now with increasing...

    Barbara Ehrenreich, Late-2000s recession, Minimum wage 779  Words | 3  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis Homelessness has become an epidemic across our nation. Homelessness does not constitute of one gender, class, or nationality, it can happen to anyone. Although people become homeless resulting from dozens of different conditions, they all find themselves in the same situation; no money and nowhere to go. This can sometimes force people to camp on private land or hide on city property (Levitz). Often, one fifth of homeless children are taken from their families due to the extreme...

    Homelessness, Homelessness in the United States, Poverty 936  Words | 3  Pages

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    Neil Boris Dr. Coyle Engl-101E 19 Sept. 2014 Rhetorical Analysis of “A Guerilla Gardener in South Central L.A.” In South Central, Los Angeles, there is a food epidemic taking place among the population. For miles and miles, the only easily attainable food source is fast food; causing the overconsumption of un-nutritious, greasy, and fattening food. This is the problem brought to the public’s attention by speaker Ron Finley in his Ted Talks speech, “A Guerilla Gardener in South Central L.A.” Finley...

    Audience, Audience theory, Garden 835  Words | 3  Pages

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    Lauren Rhetorical Analysis of “The New Eugenics” George Neumayr is an executive editor of The American Spectator, which is a conservative journal devoted to politics and culture. In 2005, George Neumayr wrote in this journal an article called “The New Eugenics.” In this article, he focuses on the ethical and moral values of aborting a disabled fetus. In his article, George Neumayr uses three strategies to present his argument including giving background information about prenatal screening,...

    Abortion, Disability, Emotion 1002  Words | 3  Pages

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    Full Name Dr. Lisa Ampleman English 101-13 10 October 2013 Killer Whales: Rhetorical Analysis of a Blog Throughout the history of cetacean captivity, two orcas have been labeled as murderers. In the winter of 2009, at the park known as Loro Parque, an orca named Keto killed his trainer, Alexis Martinez. Exactly two months later, in Sea World Orlando, an orca known as Tilikum killed his trainer as well. Tilikum had previously been involved in the deaths of both another trainer and a park...

    Beached whale, Blog, Killer whale 1312  Words | 4  Pages

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    Iuliia Stanley Prof. Chad Day ENG 102 9/16/2013 Rhetorical Analysis: People Who Are Destroying America Stephen Colbert is an American political satirist writer/television host. On Aug 15 the author made a sarcastic video titled “People Destroying America” about losing traditional moral values in the United States. The Colbert’s Report’s sarcastic parody is not factual for religious people because it goes against their original morals and values. Yet this caricature parody is effective for people...

    Homosexuality, LGBT, Morality 843  Words | 3  Pages

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    "Lockdown" by Evans D. Hopkins: A Rhetorical Analysis According to the Webster Dictionary, rhetoric is defined as the art of speaking or writing effectively. Rhetoric is made up of three separate appeals that can be used individually or collectively in an attempt to persuade a reader. Ethos is the credibility and qualifications of the speaker or author. Pathos is the author's use of emotions and sympathy to urge the audience to agree with his or her standpoint. And lastly, logos is applying...

    Audience, Audience theory, Claiborne Pell 1055  Words | 3  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis “The Collapse of Big Media: The Young and the Restless” was written by David T. Z. Mindich was former assignment editor at CNN, has placed his roots back into the show era, and published in Spring of 2005 as an article in a magazine, Wilson Quarterly. Mindich’s article spoke about the decline of reading newspapers and watching the news and his reasons behind this conclusion. He used his article to inform and educated his audience. He claimed that if people become more informed...

    Journalism, Mass media, NEWS 1375  Words | 4  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis A college education is valuable and its quality is of the highest importance to most Americans. In his essay, “On the Uses of a Liberal Education: As Lite Entertainment for Bored College Students,” Mark Edmundson utilizes ethos, pathos, and logos to effectively deliver his argument that the current educational system, especially in college, revolves around consumerism which in turn has negatively impacted students, teachers, and universities in general. However...

    Argument, Critical thinking, Education 1412  Words | 4  Pages

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    are some of the important rhetorical methods that many authors use to portray their ideas. In “A Piece of Chalk” (1905), G.K. Chesterton demonstrates his adept writing ability in using those methods as a means of appeal to convey that everything is beautiful and valuable in its own way. His piece of writing not only exemplifies the use of contradiction, humor, analogy and metaphor, but also succeeds in using relevant support and evidence. Initially, the first rhetorical technique that Chesterton...

    Analogy, Brown, Chalk 868  Words | 3  Pages

  • Television and the Rhetorical Analysis

    Television and the Rhetorical Analysis May 9th, 1961. Newton N. Minow stands in front of a convention of the National Association of Broadcasters to give his first big speech, “Television and the Public Interest.” Minow was appointed by President John F Kennedy himself, as the new chairman of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). His speech directly speaks about the influence and future of broadcasting television. He refers the current programming as a “vast wasteland” and ultimately advocates...

    Appeal to emotion, Broadcasting, Federal Communications Commission 1465  Words | 4  Pages

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    Alex Dail October 9, 2013 Rhetorical analysis Dr. Livingston Dove’s “Beauty Sketches” An older man introduces himself in a large empty, well lit studio as a forensic sketch artist for the police department. Women enter one at a time the studio and sit in a comfortable looking chair on one side of a curtain hanging in the middle of the room. The sketch artist sits on the other side of the curtain facing his drafting board. He begins asking the series of women to describe their facial complexion...

    Beauty, Perception, Philosophy of perception 920  Words | 3  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis Do you struggle to find equilibrium between excelling at work and spending productive, quality time with loved ones at home? With the technology that is available in the twenty first century, it is now possible for educated professionals to decide whether they would like to work from home and collaborate with family members to meet work demands. Alesia Montgomery is an African American Ethnographer who wrote “Kitchen Conferences and Garage Cubicles: The Merger of Home and Work...

    1001, Argument, Family 1735  Words | 5  Pages

  • I Have a Dream Rhetorical Analysis

    Celina Soliz October 14, 2013 Rhetorical Analysis English 1113-058 M,W, F 10-10:50 1,129 words Rhetorical Analysis of “I Have a Dream” Speech Racism in the United States was a huge issue during the mid-20th century; African Americans were among the targeted groups that suffered from discrimination...

    African American, Black people, Civil and political rights 1148  Words | 3  Pages

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    October 16, 2012 Rhetorical Analysis: “You are being lied to about pirates” In Johann Hari’s article “You are being lied to about pirates” (published Monday January 5, 2009 by the Independent) he uncovers for his audience/readers the truth behind piracy and how it is reflected in the ways that the government “tries” to inform the public. The article shows that his audience is the people he recognizes to be the real villains in destroying the pirate “organization” as well as the uneducated readers...

    Gulf of Aden, MV Sirius Star, Piracy 2223  Words | 5  Pages

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    Mark Bowen Justin Smith English Comp. 101 August 7, 2013 Rhetorical Analysis Love According to Macklemore On July 18th, 2012 a song titled “Same Love” was released by an up-and-coming new hip-hop artist named Macklemore. Macklemore has recently reached number one on The Billboard Hot 100 with his song “Thrift Shop” and his voice has become very influential to his mainstream fan base. “Same Love” was recorded during the campaign for Washington Referendum 74, which legalized same-sex marriage...

    Defense of Marriage Act, Homosexuality, LGBT 1366  Words | 7  Pages

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    Rhetorical Analysis Essay In rabbi David Wolpe’s opinion article, “The Wealthy’s Compassion Deficit,” he identifies wealthy people to be “more likely to lie, cheat, steal, and in general display less compassion than the poor.” When the average American hears “deficit” it usually has something to do with the poor economy, giving the reader a negative feeling towards the wealth’s compassion just from the title. Once the reader moves past the title and into the article they realize that Wolpe doesn’t...

    David Wolpe, Luxury vehicle, Poverty 1205  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rhetorical Analysis

    English 280, Section 25 February 6, 2013 Defending Our Voting Rights: Rhetorical Analysis Voting is a very touchy subject in America today. With the economy the way it is people are paying more attention to the government than before. In his article Defending Our Voting Rights; Jeffrey Toobin argues that Republicans systematically attempt to disenfranchise Democrats. He argues that the Republicans go to great lengths to try to win elections. Jeffrey Toobin adequately supports his stance by...

    Democracy, Elections, George W. Bush 963  Words | 3  Pages

  • Rhetorical Analysis

    Rhetorical Analysis College and postsecondary education are a vital part of the education system that in recent years has become a preliminary requisite for obtaining a job. Because of this, there are less qualified applicants for jobs than ever before. In his essay “On ‘Real Education’”, Robert T. Perry refutes some of Charles Murray’s ideas and effectively convinces the reader that this country needs more college graduates to fill new jobs and support the growing knowledge economy. Perry...

    College, Community college, Education 1262  Words | 5  Pages

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