As a politician, it is completely normal to have people who agree and disagree with you and your stances no matter what. It is not unknown that President Obama is highly disliked, like many of America’s previous presidents, by many people in America. Several people compare President Obama to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. mainly because they are both black leaders who have made history and left an impact on their people. However, Clark compares them...
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...ting techniques within Obama’s speech, it was easier to follow and comprehend the effects. Allusion, parallelism, two-ness, and autobiography played a huge role in the speech. Clark provided many examples of each technique. The main purpose was to explain how Obama’s speech worked and I feel Clark did a superb job doing so. I agree with most of Clark’s stances. I felt his focus on the use of parallelism was the least important of the four topics at hand. Obama’s use of rhetorical strategies, as Clark points out, played an essential role in getting the actual message across. The fact that Clark pointed out every strategies and broke down every aspect was a good thing to do for readers. If Clark chose to bring recognition to the rhetorical strategies without the giving further information and explanations, interpreting the article would have been difficult to do so.
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