Rhetorical Analysis Of Speech By Lou Gehrig

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Speech By Lou Gehrig 1.) The context of this speech was at an Appreciation Day held in his honor on July 4,1939. 2.) The purpose of this speech was to let his fans know that even with his disease, he is still blessed. 3.) The thesis statement of this speech is that he considers himself, " the luckiest man on the face of the earth." 4.) Lou Gehrig was familiar with his subject, because it was about his life. 5.) Lou Gehrig presented himself to the audience as a knowledgeable man giving insight on his life. 6.) The audience was Lou Gehrig's fans. 7.) 8.) Two logos Lou Gehrig used to support his thesis was to have known the builder of baseball's greatest empire and to have New York Giants send him a gift. 9.) The assumption Lou Gehrig had about bad breaks us that even with it, he still has an awful lot to live for.…show more content…
11.) A metaphor that Lou Gehrig used to gain pathos from the audience was when he considered himself lucky saying, " Sure, I'm luck. When the New York Giants, a team you would give your right arm to beat, and vice versa, sends you a gift..etc." 12.) Three more connotations Lou Gehrig used in his speech to attain pathos was," I the luckiest man on the face of the earth; when you have a father and mother who work all their lives so that you can have an education and build your body..etc; when you have a wife who has been a tower of strength and shown more courage than you dreamed

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