Alfred M. Green’s speech to the African American group delivered in April 1861 persuades his fellow African Americans to join the North Union forces. Even though African Americans were not allowed to fight for their country during the year of 1861, Alfred M. Green uses many powerful strategies in order to get them prepared to fight in this war when the time came. Green uses an abundance rhetorical strategies to argue his message and speak back to counter arguments that his actions he's encouraging may lead to. In the first three paragraphs in which Green is speaking, he maintains a positive tone. Green addresses the negative counter arguments that the North Union African American men may face when they begin war. He uses logos to acknowledge
not yet permitted for African Americans to fight in the Civil War, Alfred M. Green foresaw the validation and encouraged African Americans to prepare for enlistment. Throughout his speech, Alfred M. Green points out America’s grandeur, acknowledges and refutes the opposition, and lastly, goes on to appeal to the public’s faith and fear in order to inflame their spirits of joining the Union forces. Alfred M. Green delivers his speech in hopes of persuading his fellow African Americans to join the Union….
April 1861, the first month of the Civil War, Alfred M. Green gave a speech to his fellow African Americans striving to break the “race barrier”. Green’s purpose was persuading the African American to join the Union forces, because of their love for their country. He creates a compelling yet passionate tone to convey the idea that races should join through the use of diction and repetition.
Green begins his proclamation to his fellow African Americans by acknowledging their importance and….
the tyrant-free Union side by Alfred M. Green. Their was only a miniscule number of ways to persuade these intelligent men to join and strive for civil equality. Green used a number of techniques to get his point across without sounding laconic. Green used empowering words, some historical references, and figurative language.
Green created an empowering tone whilst presenting his speech. He used certain words to capture the attention of the audience. For example, Green repeats “It is true” in the….
the Southern oppressors. Alfred M. Green, while giving a speech in Philadelphia at the beginning of the war, urged African American to prepare to enlist. He also spoke subversively about the unfairness of the treatment of African Americans not only in the South but also in the North. Green uses a variety of methods to persuade his fellow African-Americans to prepare for war while also speaking out against the treatment of the African-Am. in the North.
Green begins his speech by immediately mentioning….
During his speech Alfred M. Green uses various methods of persuasion in an attempt to get his fellow African Americans to join the Union forces during the Civil War. Alfred bases his speech on persuasion using an emotional connection, because he and his fellow African Americans were not allowed to fight in the war.
At his core Alfred was calling on all Americans to take up arms and join the Union forces that were fighting to abolish slavery. He spoke specifically to people of Color, but he spoke….
against the South. Alfred M Green a black man was opposed to this, and he delivered a speech urging his fellow African Americans to enlist for the war and spoke of their harsh treatment in both the north and the south by the white oppressors. In his speech, Green uses various methods of persuasion, in hopes of persuading the African Americans to enlist for the Union Army, but also talks of the struggles.
Green’s diction is squandered throughout and is a source of motivation because….
In his speech, Alfred M. Green helped to unite the Union by using various rhetorical devices to help express his three arguments about why African Americans should be allowed to enlist in the Union army. In these arguments, Green points out that dwelling on the discrepancies and mistakes of the leaders of the past is not going to help the black community in the future and that they must fight to improve their status in society. Green also comments that African Americans should try to….
Mrs. Wargo AP Lang.
13 February, 2015
Speaker and activist, Alfred Green, in his speech, Philadelphia in 1861, emphasizes that black men need to prepare to enlist into the Union army. Green’s purpose is portrayed through patriotic and tone, inclusive language, and pathos to call black men up to arms. He adopts an inspiring tone in order to convey his war cry to northern, free, blacks.
Green opens his speech in Philadelphia by emphasizing the patriotic tone that calls free black men….
RHETORICAL DEVICES & FIGURES OF SPEECH
(Bringing Brightness and Buoyancy to Language: Prose & Poetry)
allegory: (Greek, ‘speaking otherwise’) It is a story, poem, or picture which can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. It has a double meaning: a primary or surface meaning; and a secondary or under-the-surface meaning. It is a story, therefore, that can be read, understood and interpreted at two or more levels. 1. Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress is….
Rhetorical Analysis of “Gaara’s Speech”
In chapter 516 of Naruto Shippuden, it was time for the Third Great Ninja War to begin.
All five kages rallied their villages to the great confrontation center. This is where Lord Gaara delivered his speech to all shinobi. He spoke about the hatred that every village has displayed upon one another the past centuries, as well as why they must cooperate to defeat the Akatsuki, the common enemy that started it all. In his first statement he said “Three times….