Essays Tagged: "Rhetorical strategies"

A short essay in which analyzes rhetorical strategies President Lincoln used in his second Inaugral Adress, one month before the end of the Civil War.

All great speeches contain ingenious rhetorical strategies. It is a great way to captivate and relate the gist of it all to the audience. ... the effects of the Civil War and offering his vision for the future of the nation, using meaningful rhetorical strategies.Lincoln understood there was no need for a lengthy address, instead "a stateme ... eme put forth by the Almighty God. Religion is his basis for his testimony, being his most apparent rhetorical strategy. He continues in his third paragraph with a influential biblical allusion, "Woe ...

(2 pages) 110 1 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Rhetorical analysis of "Death of a Soldier" by Louisa May Alcott

he excerpt "Death of a Soldier," taken from Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott features various rhetorical strategies to create an appeal to emotion. She exhibits the compassion of the nurse for J ... ct a deep emotional feeling and an understanding of how awful the situation actually was.One of the rhetorical strategies of this piece is her compassion, even when seemingly futile, for the wounded s ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"Spider Woman's Granddaughters" by Paul Gunn Allen: analysis of rhetorical strategies

he knowledge necessary to understand the stories. She achieves this goal with the employment of the rhetorical strategies pathos and reference to authority.Allen strongly utilizes pathos. Her use of v ... d provides further allusion by relating schools to concentration camps.Paul Gunn Allen's use of the rhetorical strategies of pathos and reference to authority create a nearly irrefutable vision of the ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Native Son: analysis of rhetorical strategies- max's final speech

s in constant fear and poverty. He achieves success in articulating his points by employing various rhetorical strategies: similes, cause and effect, and comparison.The speech is punctuated with si ... eve that feeling of at-home-ness for which we once strove so ardently."Max's speech combines the rhetorical strategies of similes, cause and effect, and comparison to convey his views on racial mal ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Community Service

e normally typed up, boring documents that my audience usually sees.I really only made use of a few rhetorical strategies when writing this flyer, because I didn't want to make the flyer to long, and ... ke the flyer to long, and therefore hard to absorb quickly. However, I was sure to make use of some rhetorical strategies, to ensure that the flyer was as persuasive as was possible. The two main rhet ...

(4 pages) 196 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

An essay about an essay on Doris Kearns Goodwin

she is trying to prove the importance of family bonding and tradition. Doris Goodwin uses different rhetorical strategies to prove her point in the essay. These strategies help to aid in the effective ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An AP prompt essay discussing how writers must prepare to be unsatisfied and must not be concerned about flattery because success in writing comes only with maturity.

ies in order to depict novice work as tasteless. In Lewes response to Peirce, she incorporates many rhetorical strategies in order to convey that writers must prepare to be unsatisfied and must not be ... uccess in writing comes only with maturity.In the beginning of the letter, Evans uses a plethora of rhetorical strategies which suggest that in order to be a writer one must be ready to be unsatisfied ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An essay on President George W. Bush's efforts towards an Ownership Society.

given this title ownership society to incorporate several aspects of ownership. They have included rhetorical strategies within President Bush's speeches to influence American citizens in favor of a ... should become more responsible for them, and the government less responsible for them. These rhetorical passages Bush used throughout his campaign had enduring and dynamic effects within Americ ...

(5 pages) 38 1 4.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

"What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" Analysis of Frederick Douglass's speech, how did he construct his argument and did he argue effectively.

ican American, the Fourth of July is no more than a mockery of the grossest kind. Douglas uses many rhetorical strategies to convey his powerful emotions on the subject, and the end result is a very e ... ubject, and the end result is a very effectively argued point.Douglass begins by asking a series of rhetorical questions, not without the use of sarcasm. He refers to "that" Declaration of Independenc ...

(4 pages) 39540 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"How to Tame a Wild" Tongue Essay

he subtly conveys her own disgust at the invariable destruction of her Chicano culture by using the rhetorical strategies of organized syntax, narrative flashbacks, and the incorporation of her "nativ ... keeps to her course of trying to express her sadness at her cultures disassembling through several rhetorical devices, notably those of syntax, flashback, and by including the language she is most co ...

(2 pages) 79 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Swearing: How bad is it?

order to persuade their audience. They both know their audience very well, and they efficiently use rhetorical strategies to appeal to their audience. Reilly's arguments established through his ethos, ... ryland.Reilly and Johnson attempts to persuade their audience to stop swearing during games through rhetorical strategies. However, Johnson is more successful than Reilly in swaying their perspective ...

(7 pages) 14 0 3.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"Take a Ticket" by Peter Salins: What is the author's purpose and how did he achieve his purpose?

to our country and should not be done away with. Salins' thesis is supported by his use of various rhetorical strategies throughout his essay.Salins' use of diction shows he is very serious about the ...

(1 pages) 11 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explaining Rhetorical Strategies from the Krakauer and Sacks Readings

three sight-deprived individuals living with their disabilities. In both works, the writers employ rhetorical strategies in order to describe and explain the way issues of identity are experienced by ... erienced by their research subjects, in other words, the main character. The writers employed these rhetorical strategies in order to make it possible for us to connect not only to new information, bu ...

(6 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Invisible Consequence, child education

the problem and she provides various possible solutions to educators and administrators. Using many rhetorical strategies, Greenberg persuades her educator and administrator audience to first get invo ...

(5 pages) 50 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Conscientious Consumption

e "Conscientious Consumption" the idea of Being rich versus Acting rich is taken into account. Many rhetorical strategies and stylistic devices are used throughout such as irony, comparison and contra ... gar yuppie is an art only the truly wealthy may enjoy, and Mr. Brooks supported his ideas with many rhetorical strategies and stylistic devices.

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Persuasive Speech November 28, 2001 Topic: Tourism in America General

state they are from.Organizational Pattern: Monroe?s Motivated Sequence Visual Aids: Transparencies Rhetorical Strategies: narrative Attention Step I. ?Every minute since September 11, 2001 the airlin ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Civil Disobedience Analysis

t to revolt against unjust laws and should abide by the rules of his conscience. Through the use of rhetorical strategies and a logical argument, Thoreau appeals to the individual, urging him to rise ...

(5 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Early Christian Asceticism and Nineteenth-Century Polemics

patristic writings. Anglican Isaac Taylor and Episcopalian Arthur Cleveland Coxe employed different rhetorical strategies: Taylor attempted to shock unsuspecting Christians about the "true" nature of ... r Cleveland Coxe), both well-versed in patristic literature, illustrate differences in anti-ascetic rhetorical strategy. Taylor (1787-1865) emphasized the most lurid patristic texts in an attempt to k ...

(44 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Rhetorical Strategies in Trumpet of Conscience

ve reflections and his last impressions of the movement"(Trumpet of Conscience), through the use of rhetorical strategies like parallelisms, metaphors, and juxtaposition. With the help of these techni ... that America will begin to change and there will be nothing to stop itOne of King's most prominent rhetorical strategies in The Trumpet of Conscience is parallelism. He writes, "In the South, a march ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American