"Speeches On Patriotism" Essays and Research Papers

  • Speeches On Patriotism

    Patriotism What is patriotism? Is it serving your country during wartime, or making war on injustice in your hometown? Is it gathering with friends and setting off fireworks, or is patriotism a feeling that transcends words? What is patriotism exactly? Patriotism is loving your country. Patriotism is standing when the national anthem plays. Patriotism is putting your hand on your heart to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Some say it is unpatriotic to oppose the war, but hear me out; say if your...

    A Celebration, Flag, Flag of the United States 1141  Words | 3  Pages

  • Patriotism

    In today’s society, men have always been recognized for their heroic acts of giving up their lives in honor to their country. However, in seeing death as an honorable act, one must understand patriotism and pride. In the story Patriotism by Yukio Mishima, Lieutenant Shinji Takeyama and his wife Reiko are Newlyweds and happily married. On the day of their honeymoon, the Lieutenant having his sword laid beside him, tested Reiko’s his wife, to see if she too would die with him at the time he was to...

    1972 births, 2008 albums, Husband 1041  Words | 3  Pages

  • Patriotism

    Patriotism Patriotism means genuine love towards your own country/ motherland. It does not mean hatred towards other countries as well. It is said that even if a mother loose her love towards her child a child should not lose his/ her honour towards her. It is patriotism which has inspired martyrs to give up their lives for the sake of their countries; in the service of their countries; in fighting for the cause and liberty of their country. Their names stand recorded in golden words in the history...

    Bangladesh, Bangladesh Liberation War, Bengal 1040  Words | 3  Pages

  • Patriotism - the Ethics of Patriotism

    Patriotism is an essentially emotional support for the nation, the homeland. It is not intended to have a rational foundation: soldiers do not fight for a country because it produces more cement than the enemy, but because it is their country. Their patriotism pre-supposes its existence — but not everyone agrees with that. Some Islamists, for instance, reject the legitimacy of the nation-state as such, and despise patriotism as un-Islamic. The loyalty of the Muslim, they say, can only be to the Ummah...

    Democracy, Nation, Nationalism 1454  Words | 4  Pages

  • Speeches: Rhetoric and War

    SPEECHES - 2001 The value of great speeches is that they continue to speak to us. How do they do this? In your answer, refer to at least TWO speeches. It is certainly true that the value of great speeches is that they continue to speak to us. They are admired by responders over many years and have an ability to speak to us, hence stimulating many different responses as time goes by. This value is present in speeches such as “Among us you can dwell no longer” delivered by Cicero in 63 BC in...

    Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Australian War Memorial 1333  Words | 4  Pages

  • Patriotism or Cosmopolitanism

    Humankind would be a better place if we were all just citizens of the world. In Martha Nussbaum’s “Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism” she argues whether children should be taught in education to be patriotic or cosmopolitan. Nussbaum’s definition of cosmopolitanism is a person whose primary allegiance is to the community of human beings in the entire world. Nussbaum begins her argument by raising questions about education and how students ought to be taught that hunger in third world countries are...

    Anti-patriotism, Coaxial, Concentric 1821  Words | 5  Pages

  • Nationalism and Patriotism

    Nationalism and Patriotism Nationalism is a funny subject. The sense of patriotism and pride invoked within oneself from the love of a nation is a truly human phenomenon. In all reality, a country is not an actual object, but a state of mind. A country has no actual feelings and the boundaries that are drawn were drawn by men like you and I. In the books, “Patriotism,” by Yukio Mishima and “Sofia Petrovna,” by Lydia Chukovskaya, we see stories of people that are products of their countries. The...

    Empire of Japan, Japan, Japanese people 1149  Words | 3  Pages

  • Politics and Patriotism

    al-Khamis. Being patriotic is not just about waving your flag on Independence day. It goes on beyond that. Patriotism is generally known as the feeling of love and devoted to the country. Having and willing to do anything for the sake of the betterment of the country. Quoting Enizahura Abdul Aziz, a senior research officer from the centre of shariah, law and politics from IKIM, patriotism also implies feelings of solidarity and mutual responsibility among people of different ethnicities and religious...

    Government, Nationalism, Patriotism 969  Words | 3  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

  • Should We Teach Patriotism in Schools

    Civic education in a liberal democracy will differ from a civic education in a communist regime (Galston, 1998, p. 471). In our liberal democracy there is a lingering controversial educational topic. Should we teach patriotic history and teach patriotism in our schools? Politicians, professors of higher education, parents, students, and citizens should all have a vested interest in these two issues. Intelligent people can have rational view points for each reason. Nothing is pure in what is being...

    American Civil War, Democracy, Education 1679  Words | 5  Pages

  • Patriotism in Malaysia

    The Malaysian Bar Patriotism cannot be forced onto a Malaysian Contributed by Charles Hector The compulsory national service training 'programme is intended to foster the spirit of patriotism, encourage racial integration, and develop "positive and noble traits" among the younger generation' (Malaysiakini 13/6/2003). The targeted group is our youth of about 18 years. The object of this programme was expressed by Defence Minister Najib Tun Razak, who chairs the special cabinet committee. 'The...

    Ethnic group, Kuala Lumpur, Leadership 1753  Words | 5  Pages

  • Two Australian Speeches

    "The completedness of a speech relies on the contribution of the parts to the whole" Choose TWO speeches and argue how the structure of each contributes significantly to your understanding of the speech as a whole. An orator’s ability to utilise speech structure permits them to not only convey their ideas efficiently, but also to help achieve a social change and improvement. This notion of social change is at the heart of any successful speech. The idea of “parts to the whole” is shown in both...

    Argument, Audience, Audience theory 940  Words | 3  Pages

  • Great Speeches

    Annotation of Three Great Speeches Since rhetoric is the art of effective communication, its principles can be applied to many facets of everyday life. “I am a Berliner” is the unforgettable speech that was delivered by John F. Kennedy in front of hundreds of Berliners on the balcony of City Hall in West Berlin on June 26, 1963. It was considered one of the best rhetorical speeches ever given. On May 12, 1962, General Douglas MacArthur gave his Sylvanus Thayer Award Acceptance Address...

    Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ich bin ein Berliner 1089  Words | 3  Pages

  • Political Speeches

    Analyzing Political Speeches as Arguments Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney both set the stage for this year’s election at the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. While Obama relied mainly on ethos, his credibility, and Romney relied heavily on logos, statistics and logic, both men had very well-rounded speeches. They each used a mix of all three rhetorical devices to persuade the citizens with an undecided vote to take their side in the upcoming Presidential election...

    Bain Capital, Barack Obama, Democratic Party 1007  Words | 3  Pages

  • patriotism

    The definition of patriotism is: love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it; "they rode the same wave of popular patriotism"; "British nationalism was in the air and patriotic sentiments ran high" Patriotism may be strengthened by adherence to a national religion (a civil religion or even a theocracy). This is the opposite of the separation of church and state demanded by the Enlightenment thinkers who saw patriotism and faith as similar and opposed forces. Michael...

    Age of Enlightenment, Aircraft hijacking, KILL 310  Words | 2  Pages

  • Patriotism

    Patriotism Patriotism was one of the first reasons Television was made, and sense then has continued to contribute to TV and theater all around the world. Viewed as both a common good and insidious evil depending on whom you talk to, either way patriotism has seeped into every ones minds one time or another. Television has shown patriotism ever sense it became available to people, and most would agree they like shows and movies better when patriotism is involved. Baehr a box office worker...

    English-language films, Film, Good and evil 470  Words | 2  Pages

  • Speeches Essay/

    possible is revealed through the development of ideas in a speech. This is seen through an intrinsic connection between reality and what can become reality, made obvious by notions presented through, rhetorical devices. This is seen in the prescribed speeches. . An intrinsic connection between reality and what can become reality is made obvious by notions presented through rhetorical devices. This is seen in Anwar Sadat's speech "Statement to the Knesset", through  a succinct presentation that remains...

    Australia, Colloquialism, Indigenous Australians 1004  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Star-spangled Banner and Patriotism

    Trade Center and the Pentagon have caused confusion on the topic of patriotism. The best way to start understanding patriotism is to simply define it. Patriotism is a person’s level of loyalty toward their country. Displays of true patriotism are prominent in times of despair, such as wars and terrorist attacks. However, many people have discrepancies on what displays of patriotism really are. Some people believe that showing patriotism can be accomplished by waving the flag and singing the national...

    Flag of the United States, Post-World War II baby boom, The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language 1708  Words | 5  Pages

  • patriotism

    Patriotism is, generally speaking, cultural attachment to one's homeland or devotion to one's country, although interpretations of the term vary with context, geography and political ideology. It is a set of concepts closely related to those of nationalism. The English term patriot is first attested in the Elizabethan era, via Middle French from Late Latin (6th century) patriota "countryman", ultimately from Greek πατριώτης (patriōtēs) "countryman", from πατρίς (patris), "fatherland".The abstract...

    18th century, Age of Enlightenment, James Boswell 401  Words | 2  Pages

  • Patriotism in Spiderman Movies

    What is arguably the strongest emotion in many people is the feeling of patriotism. As George Bernard Shaw said, "Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it." Though this feeling is not necessarily based on logic, it is none-the-less one of the most powerful feelings along with hatred and love. Depending on when a movie is made, the amount of patriotism portrayed is directly related to the political and social climate on the...

    Kirsten Dunst, Sam Raimi, Spider-Man 982  Words | 3  Pages

  • Feminist Speeches

    in your mind. A successful speaker engages the audience in a discourse, which challenges and satisfies. This is evident through three feminist speeches Keynote Address at the Beijing World Conference on Women’ by Aung San Suu Kyi, ‘Spotty-Handed Villainesses’ by Margaret Atwood and and “Faith, Hope and Reconciliation” by Faith Bandler. All these speeches depict insightful techniques that demonstrate their ability to engage their audience. Delivered through video to the Fourth World Conference...

    Audience, Audience theory, Aung San 1007  Words | 3  Pages

  • Patriotism and the American Flag

    of patriotism and the iconography of the American flag in today's society. Some believe patriotism is simply the act of supporting the decisions of the leaders of the country. Others say, to be patriotic, people should be outspoken and voice their oppositions to what is going on in the government. Opinions also differ on the idea of what the American flag represents. One opinion of the flags representation is that the flag represents our history, and the formerly mentioned idea of patriotism. Others...

    Anti-patriotism, Belief, Flag of the United States 1020  Words | 3  Pages

  • Patriotism for Pakistan

    Patriotism for Pakistan Pakistan’s creation was no doubt the finest hour of our history our forefathers who had fought for it envisioned the promise of long cherished freedom, democracy and prosperity. It is the country which was created to work for an ideal democratic state based on social justice as an upholder of human freedom and world peace, in which all citizens were to enjoy equal rights and freedom from fear, want and ignorance. Pakistan my homeland is in fact the land of blessings....

    2006 singles, Billboard Hot Country Songs number-one singles, Country music 750  Words | 5  Pages

  • Patriotism

    PATRIOTISM There was this one particular day, where we studied about Patriotism (Pagkamakabayan), which is true love for the homeland; and it has changed my views on being a patriotic person a lot. Patriotism grows from loyalty to one's nation out of love for its citizens and its natural resources, it is a duty that every person must be proud to have; because if it weren't for our country, then we would be homeless. We owe a lot to our country, and let us give back by giving love and time for...

    2002 albums, 2008 albums, Debut albums 416  Words | 2  Pages

  • Ronald Reagan and Patriotism

    Patriotism: What is it? Patriotism has been defined by the Merriam Webster Dictionary as devotion or love for one’s country. According to a USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup Poll 72.2% of Americans consider themselves very or extremely patriotic. That same poll found that 94.5% of Americans think of themselves as at least somewhat patriotic. So, most Americans say they are patriotic, but do they fully understand what patriotism even is? Many do not because they do not understand all of the different meanings...

    Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Flag of the United States 740  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparison of Henry V's Two Speeches

    frighten his enemies. In Shakespeare’s Henry V, there are specifically two speeches that are most well known even to this day, the speech before Harfleur and his St. Crispin’s Day speech. In both speeches, Henry’s goal is to inspire his soldiers to do their best in the upcoming battle. However, Henry uses different tactics in the two speeches, showing a difference in character. With a close comparison with the two speeches, one can see that he keeps his semi indifference with status gaps with an added...

    Battle of Agincourt, Crispin, Henry IV of England 1695  Words | 4  Pages

  • Robert Jensen's Patriotism

    patriotic? In "Saying Goodbye to Patriotism" Robert Jensen critiques the effects of patriotism on today's modern society, the United States, and globalization after the attacks on 9/11. Jensen defines patriotism in his talk delivered to the Peace Action National Congress as "love and loyal or zealous support of one's own country." (Jensen 741) But, that is not the only definition of patriotism. One may love living in the United States so does that make them patriotic? Patriotism is probably one of the hardest...

    2003 invasion of Iraq, Al-Qaeda, George W. Bush 1527  Words | 4  Pages

  • Patriotism in Islam

    messenger. Today’s khutbah is about Patriotism: love for one’s country. Is it wrong to love one’s country? Should we love our country more than we love Justice, or God? Should our love for country blind us to what’s right and what’s wrong? In our mass media there are frequent questions as to whether we Muslims can be trusted, whether we are loyal to this country or whether our loyalties lie elsewhere.. We have a duty set out clearly what Islam has to say about Patriotism so that we can remove unfounded...

    Allah, Citizenship, Islam 1064  Words | 3  Pages

  • Speeches Module B

    SPEECHES Funeral Service of the Unknown Soldier: Paul Keating Context: * 11th of November 1991 on Remembrance Day in memory of all those who died or suffered in al wars and armed conflict * Speech coincided with the 75th anniversary of the 1918 armistice that ended WW1 * In commemoration of this historic event the remains of an unknown soldier from the Western Front were returned to the Hall of Memory at the Australian War Memorial and a funeral ceremony was held * Funeral ceremony...

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Australia, Australian War Memorial 1400  Words | 6  Pages

  • Speeches

    Chapter 9 Thinking and Intelligence Elements of cognition Concept Mental category that groups objects, relations, activities, abstractions, or qualities having common properties Basic concepts have a moderate number of instances and are easier to acquire. Prototype is an especially representative example. Proposition A meaningful unit, built of concepts, expressing a single idea Schema An integrated mental network of knowledge, beliefs, and expectations concerning a particular topic ...

    Flynn effect, General intelligence factor, Intelligence 918  Words | 5  Pages

  • speeches

     Carter, Drees 1 In the speeches Address to the Nation by George W. Bush and Speech to the Virginia Convention written by Patrick Henry, use pathos as their primary appeal. In the famous speech, “Speech to the Virginia Convention” Patrick Henry connects with his audience by using a literary device known as Pathos. George W. Bush also used this appeal in his speech “Address to the Nations. The use of pathos is found within the words of Patrick Henry’s Speech to the Virginia...

    Al-Qaeda, American Revolution, Bill Clinton 431  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Historical Value of Speeches in Thucydides

    The historical value of speeches in Thucydides In writing his history as a whole, it is fair to say that Thucydides has always been praised for his relative historical accuracy, be that due to his actual presence at events, his use of eyewitness testimony or his noted checking of facts. In style Thucydides kept his narrative sections rather impersonal thereby allowing the story to unfold itself. However, to then lay bare what stood behind the narrative, the moral possibilities, the mistakes...

    Cleon, History, History of the Peloponnesian War 1207  Words | 4  Pages

  • Patriotism

    "…Ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country.”– John F. Kennedy, Presidential Inaugural Speech, 20 January 1961 In the spirit of President Kennedy's famous exhortation, please tell the HKS Admissions Committee what you have accomplished, and what you plan to do in the future, to improve the world through your leadership and commitment to public service. (Total length not to exceed 1,000 words) Please type your name and program in the upper right-hand corner...

    Dwight D. Eisenhower, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy 936  Words | 3  Pages

  • Speaking: Speech and Informative Speeches

    The information should be meaningful and interesting to the audience. II. Informative speeches can be classified into four types. A. Some informative speeches are about objects. 1. Speeches about objects describe something that is visible, tangible, and stable in form. a. Objects may have moving parts or be alive. b. They may include places, structures, animals, even people. 2. Speeches about objects need to be sharply focused. a. A speaker cannot convey everything...

    Abstraction, Audience, Concept 1412  Words | 5  Pages

  • Speeches

    (*) Acting Capacity # | Name | Term Began | Term Ended | President | 1 | Jose Antonio Gonzales | March 1986 | June 30, 1987 | Corazon Aquino | 2 | Rafael Alunan III | July 1, 1987 | June 30, 1989 | | 3 | Narzalina Z. Lim | July 1, 1989 | June 30, 1992 | | 4 | Vicente Carlos | July 1, 1992 | 1996 | Fidel Ramos | * | Evelyn B. Pantig | 1996 | 1996 | | 5 | Guillermina T. Gabor | May 19, 1996 | June 30, 1998 | | 6 | Gemma Cruz-Araneta | June 30, 1998 | January 20, 2001 | Joseph Estrada...

    175, Corazon Aquino 521  Words | 4  Pages

  • Amusement and Informative Speeches

    Types of Speeches An Informative speech is one in which you provide your audience with new and/or useful information about a significant topic. Remember, your goal is “to increase an audience’s knowledge or understanding of a topic;” your job is to define, explain and clarify your topic. No overt attempts to persuade the audience should be made but you do need to show the audience why your topic is important to them—what is the topic’s significance or consequences to their lives? Basically...

    Amusement, Comedy, Entertainment 587  Words | 3  Pages

  • Two Great Speeches, One Powerful Message

     Michelle Barrow English 111-l4 Mrs. Louis April 11, 2014 Two Political Speeches, One powerful Message Two great inspirational political figures, hold audiences captive with their patriotism, leadership, and compassion speaking of our past, our present and our future. President Obama plays big brother with our youth, demanding they take responsibility for their education, embellishing that the future of our country depends on them. Sarah Palin in her Vice-Presidential...

    Bless you, Joe Biden, John McCain 774  Words | 3  Pages

  • Speeches and Rhetoric: a Political Perpective

    Alex Law Com 250 26 April 2012 Speeches and Rhetoric: A Political Perspective What exactly is rhetoric? How do we see it used in politics today? Rhetoric, as defined by Aristotle, is “an ability, in each particular case, to see the available means of persuasion.” (Griffin, p. 276). It is almost certain that we each use some form of rhetoric from day to day, sprinkled throughout casual conversations as we attempt to persuade each other of some not-so-important beliefs or ideas. Rhetoric,...

    Aristotle, Barack Obama, Eloquence 1529  Words | 5  Pages

  • Public Speaking and Entertainment Speeches

    Shop cat-right Public Speaking Tips: What Is an Entertainment Speech? Posted by admin on Jul 29, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments "entertainment speech"Entertainment speeches are suitable for special events and ceremonies. Their goal is to entertain the audience while delivering a message. Unlike informative or persuasive speeches, they don’t require listeners to learn or to act. The speaker can entertain people through use of humor and/or drama. He should be gracious, relaxed, and spontaneous....

    Amusement, Audience, Entertainment 525  Words | 3  Pages

  • Speeches

    Sample Speech Asking for Donations You know those friends who are perpetually there for you? Whether you need a ride home at 2 in the morning or you’re sick and they come bring you soup, you just know you can always count on them to have your back. Well, that’s sort of like the friendship a dog brings to your life. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been gone from the house for four minutes or four hours, dogs are always ecstatic to see you again. You could throw a stick across the lawn all afternoon...

    2008 singles, Future, Need 1127  Words | 3  Pages

  • Speeches

    Maria Nina D. Dollentes BSAct 2-1 I. Introduction Good Morning everyone! I’m here today to talk to you about an extremely serious issue that society faces today, racism. Racism is the discrimination of a person because of the race that they have inherited. There are many different types of racism, like racial discrimination, ethnic jokes, racial assumptions, and harassment, but they all got a couple of things in common. All kinds of racism are despicable and create a negative and sometimes dangerous...

    African American, Black people, Discrimination 1121  Words | 4  Pages

  • Speeches

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    Coal, Energy development, Nuclear fission 1260  Words | 6  Pages

  • Speeches

    Speech The concept of belonging is more complex than it first appears When we think about the concept of belonging, the first things that pop into our heads are acceptance, friendship, and even the most simple signs of connection and harmony. But when analyzed more closely, we find out that belonging really is more complex then it first appears. The idea of belonging being more complex than it first appears is fantastically demonstrated by the combination of techniques used in the novel 'Romulus...

    Novel, Raimond Gaita, Romulus, My Father 947  Words | 3  Pages

  • American Patriotism - paper

    What is a patriot, what is patriotism? The word patriot as an American and a solider I hear this word thrown around a lot. I hesitate to say loosely because most peoples intentions are sincere; in honest truth most people have a very limited understanding of the meaning and depth of the word. Though since, they often do not comprehend in entirety the true implications of the word patriot. The word patriot is bounced around so much in today’s media, talk-show host's, news anchors, politicians all...

    Battles of Lexington and Concord, Meaning of life, Nationalism 1068  Words | 3  Pages

  • Speeches Are Used to Persuade. Discuss.

    Speeches are used to persuade. Discuss. The art of persuasive speaking, or rhetoric, has been practiced in the West since the fifth century BC. It traditionally deploys three key elements: ethos, being the speaker’s character, standing and credibility; logos, being the rational appeal of the speech; and pathos, being the emotional appeal. Devices typically used in effective rhetoric include: inclusive language, repetition, metaphor, imagery and historical references. Depending on the context,...

    Audience theory, Aung San, Aung San Suu Kyi 1478  Words | 5  Pages

  • Youth on Filipino Patriotism

    8 Youth on Patriotism; "How Far Would You Go For Your Country?" The past has been a breeding ground of the patriotic, the noble, and the brave. Many a hero was born and numerous cries for nationalism, honor for one's country and justice have been heard echoing through the walls of Philippine history. Filipinos then hungered for the chance to show their dedication to their motherland. They were ready to fight to the last breath, to give up their soul, to die for their country…this was true patriotism…offering...

    Andrés Bonifacio, Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino people 1235  Words | 4  Pages

  • Is nationality changing the sign of no patriotism on celebrities?

    Is nationality changing the sign of no patriotism on celebrities? Abstract: In this paper, I will explain my paper from 3 parts: they don’t immigrate for the lack of patriotism, why it caused big effect and the relationship between nationality and patriotism to prove that nationality changing is not the sign of the lack of patriotism. Key word: patriotism, the change of nationality, the celebrity (the “nationality” in this paper narrows on China Mainland citizenship) 1 Introduction The other...

    Celebrity, Change, Citizenship 1794  Words | 5  Pages

  • English Essay Speeches

    conventions in 1994, with the idea of increasing the dimensions of feminism. These powerful speeches use a large variety of language forms and techniques specifically pathos, ethos and logos to express their aspirations, beliefs and values. Although these speeches are studied in written form, it is clear that the rhetorical devices allow the purpose of the speech to be recognized throughout time. However, these speeches resonate with contemporary society but the strength of the message may be lost due to...

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Feminism, Gender 1055  Words | 3  Pages

  • "Patriotism by Yukio Mishima

    case. But, in the case of the story, “Patriotism,” written by Yukio Mishima, the suicide Lieutenant Shinji and his wife Reiko committed was the noble and honorable thing. The couple died together in order to preserve their honor and loyalty, which were key in setting of this story. To truly judge the characters for their heroism, the setting of the story must be understood. “Patriotism” is set in Japan in 1936, which was the pre-World War II era. Patriotism and loyalty were at an all-time high...

    Death, Hero, Korban 1026  Words | 3  Pages

  • Obama, the Man of Many Speeches

    Obama, The Man of Many Speeches In the first 231 days since his inauguration, President Barrack Obama gave 263 speeches (“newsvine.com”). Obama certainly possesses the qualities of an amazing speaker. Some might even go as far to say that the only reason he won presidency is because of his ability to speak in such ways that people cannot help but follow him. Not only does he write most of his own speeches, but he presents them better than most as well. What makes his speeches so amazing? When did...

    African American, Barack Obama, Democratic Party 1724  Words | 4  Pages

  • Can Patriotism Be Compassionate Analysis

    Githens 1 Kathryn Githens Patricia Nommenson English 1302/ Period 4 3 April 2012 Critical Analysis of “Can Patriotism Be Compassionate?” by Martha Nussbaum Martha Nussbaum in her essay, “Can Patriotism Be Compassionate?” (2001), asserts that America has become a cold and selfish nation that has no interest in the well being of others around the world. Nussbaum supports this assertion with examples of the war in Iraq and other crises’ around the world. Her purpose is to change the way...

    Americas, Country, Iraq War 870  Words | 3  Pages

  • Module C- Speeches Essay

    addressed through speeches which have touched audiences. Two speeches which demonstrate the issue of achieving peace are “Keynote Address at the Beijing World Conference on Women” by Aung San Suu Kyi and “Statement to the Knesset” spoken by Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt. The context, purpose and ideas are all conveyed through varying techniques which resonate with the audience. Global peace is an issue impossible to completely eradicate. Both Suu Kyi and Sadat present their speeches with the key goal...

    Anwar El Sadat, Aung San Suu Kyi, Gamal Abdel Nasser 1014  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nationalism vs Patriotism

    attempt to impose their morality on any given situation. When those standards were not met, more often then not, war would result. In contrast he stated that patriotism was the feeling of admiration for a way of life etc. and the willingness to defend it against attack. The obvious difference between the two is that while patriotism is a passive attitude, nationalism is aggressive by nature. Orwell was writing this during the years just prior to World War Two when nationalism in Europe was...

    Cold War, Nation, Nationalism 848  Words | 3  Pages

  • what patriotism mean to me

    patriotism essaye Young Migo ThompsonActive Loading Older Messages... (11) Sunday Antahlia Napier 10/13, 9:08pm Antahlia Napier yea Monday Nate Young Migo Thompson 10/14, 5:01pm Nate Young Migo Thompson Wyd Antahlia Napier 10/14, 5:09pm Antahlia Napier chillen now Nate Young Migo Thompson 10/14, 5:15pm Nate Young Migo Thompson In woodland? Antahlia Napier 10/14, 5:15pm Antahlia Napier yea im in da house Nate Young Migo Thompson 10/14, 5:16pm Nate Young Migo Thompson Who...

    Instant messaging 267  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of Pres. Obama's Speeches

    massacre in 2007. This shooting really hurt the nation and they wanted answers. President Barack Obama then delivered three speeches following this tragedy. The first speech was only a few hours after the incident. His second speech was in Newtown, Connecticut at a prayer vigil for the community. The last speech was held in the White House concerning gun control. In the speeches, he used rhetoric to appeal to his various audiences using purpose, audience, context, logos, ethos, and pathos. Before we...

    Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Illinois 2174  Words | 5  Pages

  • Patriotism in the American Education System

    Patriotism in the American Education System The debate regarding the education of our children has been going on since the institutionalization of education and will continue as long as we are a liberal democracy full of free thinking citizens. People will always have an opinion and we will, most likely, never be able to please every single person. William Galston and Robert Fullinwider are in full support of teaching a version of history that promotes patriotism and inspires those learning of it...

    Anti-patriotism, Education, Education in the United States 1626  Words | 4  Pages

  • HSC Speeches Essay

    “Great speeches do not merely address a contextual purpose; they also touch the hearts and minds of those who hear them”. Evaluate to what extent the statement above supports your understanding of the speeches set for study in Module B: Critical Study of Texts. Words in their most basic forms are just unintelligible sounds. Yet with the combination of emotion and verve, only then do they become meaningful. Words which not only combine emotions but also contextual misunderstandings and inequity...

    Aung San, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma 950  Words | 3  Pages

  • Speeches And Presentations 1

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