Gender Equality By Meghan Markle

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In 2015, Meghan Markle illustrated great compassion for gender equality over twenty years ago when she realized the empowerment women can make in society. Markle was in school watching a television show when a commercial came on with the tagline of, “Women all over America are fighting greasy pots and pans.” Suddenly two boys from her class stated, “Yeah, that’s where women belong, in the kitchen.” She proceeded with something needing to be done. She wrote to First Lady Hillary Clinton, a kids news source Linda Ellerbee, and fierce attorney Gloria Allred. Markle wanted to be sure all her bases were covered as she voiced her encounters with the company Proctor and Gamble. “It was roughly a month later when the soap manufacturer changed their ivory clear dishwashing liquid commercial to, ‘People all over America are fighting greasy pots and pans.” Although this may not seem as a huge problem to others, but Meghan realized this was the first step to making a small impact on equality. She…show more content…
Without these rhetorical devices, it’s like a painting void of color. Meghan Markle’s speech was in the color void (Dlugan 1). The speech was beautiful in all aspects,but lacked color. Providing rhetorical devices will make your speech more impactful and will outshine all the others. Meghan had all the appeals that a speech should present but lacked repetition. She stated, “Equality means that President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, it means that he is equal to the little girl in the Gihembe refugee camp who is dreaming about being president one day. Equality means that UN secretary General Ban Ki-Moon is equal to the young intern at the UN who is dreaming about shaking his hand one day. Equality means that a wife is equal to her husband.” This displayed an anaphora by restating “Equality means.” This really pushed her point over the top and made you feel what she was

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