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“…ask not what your country can do for you-ask what you can do for your country.”-John F. Kennedy. This quote was quoted by John F. Kennedy in his inaugural speech on Friday, January 20, 1961 at Washington, D.C. The way diction was used in this speech was by the choice of words Kennedy used. For example when Kennedy quoted “together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, ad encourage the arts and commerce.” he’s using geography liked type term to get his point across of creating peace on both sides. The introduction of Kennedy’s speech is to tell others how we can make America a better place and to pledge to make peace with others and much more. Now in the first few other paragraphs, John F. Kennedy is trying to tell the whole America how they’ll both will promise to pledge good upon the nation. Here are a few words that it’s his speech that helps point this out “…whether it wishes well or ill, that we shall ay pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship…” When he said all is, I felt like we Americans was allowing a good, truth-spoken, and honest man to soon be our president! The reason why is because, when he was saying all this I felt like Kennedy knew what he was doing. Allowing there to be peace upon America. Another thing I pointed this speech was how Kennedy was trying to unite and not divide the nation. As it quote in line 15 “let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divides us.” That minor things such as money, land and etc. shouldn’t be too serious of a problem to the point where nations starts to divide because there that angry of the situation. Lastly Kennedy wants us to always have the mentality of always trying to do well for our country, even though the country hasn’t done anything good for yet. “…my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you-ask what you can do for your country.” ever since I was familiar with this quote I

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