Consonance: Repetition of identical consonant sounds within two or more words in close proximity. This is due to the fact that the address is intended to move its audience with powerful and socially lasting statements. It was a very cold, icy January day when John F. Obviously, an introduction and conclusion are still needed. Instead, she wants to help citizens improve their own lives by granting affordable college. An inaugural address is a combination between a ceremony where the new president is inducted into office and their first speech to the people as president. The points are explained very thoroughly using lots of specific examples.
Anaphora and abstract words aid him in highlighting his hopes for the pursuit of community in the world. Strong, motivational verbs are Joined with sophisticated adjectives in a manner that would make the most nane speech capable of swaying an entire population. Addressing the latter part of his initial parallel structure, Kennedy continues his speech by making his policy towards adversaries clear. Barely beating Nixon in the election with one of the closest elections to date, this forty-three year old man is still the youngest man to ever gain presidential office. Throughout Kennedy's speech, he uses various stylistic devices which helps add strength and character to his speech. Kennedy is the second youngest president after Theodore Roosevelt who was elect as president in 1961 and had made one of the greatest speeches that have been caught and seen by many nations. It was a period when the country was experiencing racial tension, social inequalities at the same time fighting the idea of communism.
Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Ellipsis: Any omitted part of speech that is easily understood in context. He won by 115,000 popular votes. Kennedy's Inaugural Address, which took place on January 20 1961, President Kennedy presented the American public with a blueprint upon which the future foreign policy initiatives of his administration would later follow and come to represent. The paragraph about other rhetorical techniques Kennedy uses is a nice touch. Canadians mix British with American English.
Words like freedom, poverty, devotion, loyalty and sacrifice gives the speech a. Furthermore, his use of ethos quite effective when he speaks of sticking to the intentions and roles when compared to that of our forefathers, acknowledging the fact that we as a nation were built on the core principals provided by these men. It also sounds convincing due to the syntax. He establishes ethos by naming how important God is to him and to the future of the United States. Canada is a democratic government where Canadian citizens should be able to elect senators. He also referred to God on many occasions in his speech to show his strong belief in God. The activism in his words can most clearly be seen when he focuses on what both sides can do to solve the problem.
Making such a drastic statement such as eliminating the human existence is appealing to the emotion of the audience by almost attempting to frighten them of the things to come if the arms race were to continue on. In the past when Stephan Harper was the prime. The use of logos in his speech was minimal compared to the use of pathos, and ethos. Kennedy knew what to say and when to say it through his own style and grandiloquence. List the word count on the bottom the page. Link to text of speech: Link to audio of speech:.
Not only it is often being misused deliberately or not by politicians, mass media and public, political scientists too cannot find agreement on what democracy actually is. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man. Kennedy 's Inaugural Speech The inaugural address of John F. Kennedy's speech is evident throughout. In early 1961, the United States of America was enduring racial tensions and inequalities on the home-front, as well as waging war against Communism and the Cold War internationally. Kennedy's Inaugural Address 1961 Nineteenth century marked an important period in American history. The text should be double-spaced.
The subject is that human rights are determined by God, rather than the government. Though the author displayed a rather lacking example of ethos, Kennedy shines in the categories of pathos and logos throughout the entirety of his inaugural address. This basically is a flattery of the audience as he suggests they have the same responsibilities as the forefathers. Kennedy was able to effectively establish a profound kairotic moment at which his discourse can make the most difference or have the most influence. He also talks as if he as well as all the American citizens are in making this country better together by using words like us and we.
Let both sides, for the first time, formulate serious and precise proposals for the inspection and control of arms — and bring the absolute power to destroy other nations under the absolute control of all nations. Kennedy, is speaking to a wide variety of audiences in this certain situation. The founder of the Democratic Republic believed in strict adherence to the. He shares his energy with the people, claiming that the goals of a better world can be attained if only effort by everyone is given. One thing I noticed about Kennedy's inaugural address would be that he divided it into four parts. Divided there is little we can do.
In addition, the civil rights movement was in full swing, as African Americans sought equal ground. Metanoia: The qualification of a statement to either diminish or strengthen its tone. As an author, this line was meant to motivate the audience, calling all to participate in the tasks at hand. The inaugural speech in 1961 was timely in that, America needed assurance from his leaders. They were looking for someone to help lead them out of their economic hardships, away from their fears of another possible tragic war, and to deal with their racial issues ever so prominent during this time period. The antimetabole functions to form a remarkably unpretentious hortative sentence. He approaches these goals subtly though, and uses a string of rhetoric to increase the odds of a positive public reaction.