Brandon Klinetobe Donna Robertson English 101 16 October 2011 Speechwriters throughout history have considered their word choice, imagery and what others have said before them when creating their own speeches. William Safire in “A Spirit Reborn” analyzes the use of reading “The Gettysburg Address” at the first anniversary of September 11 and James Wood in “Victory Speech” analyses Barack Obama’s November 2008 speech on election night. Safire and Wood analyze similar key factors in their discussion of the power and impact of Lincoln and Obama’s speeches. Both articles analyze the diction in the speeches of Obama and Lincoln. In “A Spirit Reborn,” William Safire chooses to point out the word choices of Lincoln’s speech that continue
SciTronics had $ 75,000 of owners’ equity and earned $ 14,000 after taxes in 2008. Its return on equity was 18.67% an improvement from the 8.2% earned in 2005. Activity Ratios: How well does the company employ its assets? 1. Total asset turnover for SciTronics in 2008 can be calculated by dividing $ 244,000 into $ 159,000.
Due to the country facing the biggest economic crisis since the second world war, Obama and Democratic Party leaders suggested an economic stimulus package to confront the crisis. The nation needed immediate relief and great recovery from the economy downfall. The nation needed a reform to avoid future depressions, due to these being major factors, relief, recovery and reform became Franklin D. Roosevelt's goals when he took the honor as president. The New Deal was a form of authority given to the government to aid help to all classes, groups and sections of our country. The New Deal plan was a form to deliver relief to the unemployed and those in danger of losing farms and homes, it was also set out to recover agriculture and businesses, and reform.
Pres. Obama will lead us out of this recession that our nation is feeling and restore America so that we the people can live our lives to the fullest and bring back jobs for the many countless Americans that have lots theirs to this rut that we are
Sean Teeter 10-11-11 Civics President 1. Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States of America. He is the first African American to be president. Before becoming president he was the senator of Illinois. He resigned do to the victory of the presidential election in 2008.
John F. Kennedy in his inaugural speech addresses to America, USSR, and to the nation. He sets the tone for his presidency by being stern, inspiring, and engaging. He states that if we all come together we can end tyranny, poverty, disease and war itself. Kennedy establishes his vision for the United States. He begins his inaugural speech by using parallelism to emphasize the importance of his victory in the presidential race.
JFK’s appeal to the nation’s steel companies During the early 1960’s the United States were coming out of a recent recession. The economy was finally looking up and the steel industry was doing especially well. They were producing more steel per worker than they had for years. President John F. Kennedy, a strong advocate for stable prices and wages, gave a speech openly criticizing the nation’s largest steel companies for their increase in steel prices and pleaded for the reverse of said rise. In an attempt to achieve his purpose of convincing steel companies to reduce prices, JFK employs the rhetorical devices of anaphora and logos.
------------------------------------------------- Contemporary Situation: Barack Obama’s Presidency During the 2008 Presidential Campaign, Democratic Nominee Barack Obama received significant support from prominent Republicans, including former governors, members of congress and other high-ranking officials. On November 4, 2008, Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States, capturing 53% of the popular vote, including 9% of Republicans and 20% of self-described Conservatives. Through many trials and tribulations that being a president can bring, Obama was elected president for the second time in the 2012
The Presidential Election is in its final days, the biggest concern with the American people is which candidate could create more jobs and help build the economy. Each candidate will propose their plans that will bring the economy and unemployment levels up. After serving 4 years in office, President Obama has prevented another depression. It is a work in progress for the President, and will continue to make improvements if elected another term. Obamas running mate Governor Mitt Romney brings his experience in business to convince voters he will deliver the change they need.
Chapter 1 Introduction 1. Brief Introduction The annual event of American presidential-elect campaign 2008 ushered in a new era in American history. The unprecedented economic crisis led by the United States left the country looking for answers as to the President for leadership in this chaotic time. Through President Barack Obama’s election speeches broadcast on television, this thesis explores rhetorical analysis in speeches, focusing primarily on Aristotle’s three appeals that Presidential speechwriters employed in President Barack Obama’s election campaign speeches. 2.