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    Bill Clinton: Rhetorical Settings, Strategies, and Paradoxical Popularity Everyone knows what he did with Monica Lewinsky. They watched him shake his finger and lie to their face on national television. They heard his promise to be forthcoming with the truth, and head about how he patiently hair-split his way through four hours of grand jury testimony. Why is he still here? The answer lies in a combination of Clinton’s rhetorical strategy and extrinsic circumstances. Bill Clinton’s rhetoric

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    Rhetorical Techniques in Richard Wright’s Black Boy Richard Wright uses language in his novel, Black Boy, as a source to convey his opinions and ideas. His novel both challenges and defends the claim that language can represent a person and become a peephole into their life and surroundings. Richard Wright uses several rhetorical techniques to convey his own ideas about the uses of language. First, Wright’s language and writing style in Black Boy challenge Baldwin’s ideas. For example, pages

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    In The Orchard

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    century, conveys the ageless theme of unrequited love. The poem has all the elements of making students understand how far back the feeling of unrequited love has been around. We can understand these elements better through the rhetorical strategies. A rhetorical strategy that this poem has is dialogue. The whole poem contains dialogue between the boy and girl who plan to meet each other in the orchard to be alone. “But I gave you everything.” “Well, you shouldn’t have done it. You know what

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    with the pomp and circumstance of the grand commencement ceremony, but many times the graduation is as whisper soft and natural as taking a breath. In the moving autobiographical essay, "The Graduation," Maya Angelou effectively applies three rhetorical strategies - an expressive voice, illustrative comparison and contrast, and flowing sentences bursting with vivid simile and delightful imagery - to examine the personal growth of humans caught in the adversity of racial discrimination. In an expressive

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    song “American Pie”, by Don McLean The song “American Pie”, by Don McLean, was a major rock-and-roll hit in 1971. McLean portrays famous rock-and-roll singer and songwriter Buddy Holly, who died in a plane crash in 1961 by using many rhetorical strategies. The different possible interpretations of this song made it one of the most controversial songs from the 1970’s. Don McLean was a famous singer/songwriter who was popular in the 1970’s. His music is mostly classified into rock-and-roll

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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s “Letter From a Birmingham Jail” In King’s essay, “Letter From Birmingham Jail”, King brilliantly employs the use of several rhetorical strategies that are pivotal in successfully influencing critics of his philosophical views on civil disobedience. King’s eloquent appeal to the logical, emotional, and most notably, moral and spiritual side of his audience, serves to make “Letter From Birmingham Jail” one of the most moving and persuasive literary pieces of the 20th

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    intended. “Orwell saw himself as a violent unmasker of published pretentiousness, hypocrisy and self-deceit, telling people what they did not want to hear….” (Crick, 244). Orwell accomplishes this unmasking of these facades through his use of rhetorical strategies to relay his views to the reader. Through his books and essays, George Orwell has found a forum in which he can express his opinions, fusing his political beliefs with a satiric quality all his own. A piece of literature that illustrates

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    William Farrell’s Men as Success Objects

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    mentality. This condition can be seen in various aspects of society such as commercials, television programs, even greeting cards (Farrell, 186). While some may not agree with his opinions on the state of male identity, Farrell uses a number of rhetorical strategies and literary devices such as an objective point of view, an intellectual tone, and appeals to both logos and ethos in order to effectively convey belief that men are treated as “success objects” in today’s society. In discussing the subject

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    uses to describe different aspects of this conflict. Though largely descriptive, I will briefly compare Bush’s current conflict rhetoric with the conflict rhetoric of past presidents. Through this comparison, we will be able to identify any rhetorical strategies that ... ... middle of paper ... ...ationships between such variables. However, it does offer informed speculation (original, and from other scholars of presidential rhetoric) on the possible motivations for and effects of the kinds of

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    theme: to Keats death equates an inability to reach his potential, to accomplish what he desires; to Shakespeare death (represented in the metaphors of autumn, twilight, and ashes) will separate him from earthly, physical love. Through various rhetorical strategies and content of sub-themes, these authors ultimately address their struggle with mortality and time; their sonnets support the idea that to fear loss and death is a waste of precious time. By telescoping the various metaphors of autumn, twilight

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    “I see something inside,” said Dr. Mabie. The patient held still. Her mother and I waited in mild suspense. The patient was a 14-year old girl who had come to see Dr. Mabie for severe soreness in her right ear. “Well, what do we have here?” He used his ear “scoop” and gently fished out a large piece of thin, clear plastic. We were amazed. The girl felt immediately relieved. No one could tell from where the plastic originated—let alone how it got lodged in the girl’s ear. But Dr. Mabie had found

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    Rhetorical Strategies

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    Rhetorical writing is one of the most effective ways to deliver ideas from author to audience. It is important to understand rhetoric situations before writing an article effectively. The LLD 100A course reader “writing Competency through Genres” by professor Ty Khuu rhetorical situations consists of five elements such as authors, author’s purpose, audience, text and finally context. Further, writers often use different rhetorical strategies and appeals as means persuade readers of different genres

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    Rhetorical Strategies

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    In the articles “Alone in the Crowd” and “As technology Gets Better, Will Society Get Worse?,” Michael Price and Tim Wu, respectively acknowledge the effects of technological advances. While both Price and Wu used effective rhetorical strategies in their articles, one presented their argument in a more effective manner. Wu effectively convinces his audience that as a society we continue to advance technologically, but for the wrong reasons. Price references an interview with Sherry Turkle, to convey

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    Use of the Rhetorical Strategies of Alliteration, Assonance, and Cacophony Candice Scheffing, a student a New Mexico Tech, not to long ago sent an email to the Clark112-list on the subject of gender. She had analyzed an essay by James Q. Wilson called "Gender" for his use of rhetorical strategies. Many rhetorical strategies can be seen in the email. The rhetorical strategies that can be found are alliteration, assonance, and cacophony. The major rhetorical strategy that Scheffing used was

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    I used allusion in my attention-getter paragraph. I used this rhetorical strategy because of the type of audience I am delivering my speech to. For this speech, my audiences are student and teacher. As student and teacher, they should have some knowledge on who Abraham Lincoln, Dr. Seuss, and Thomas Edison is. By using allusion in my introduction, I am hoping that it will grab my audience’s attention by making reference to significant historical figure they are familiar with. By doing this, my audiences

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    on Religion: Rhetorical Devices In Twilight of the Idols Nietzsche discusses his views on Christianity, other philosophers, and authors of his time. Nietzsche’s main focus, however, is on Christianity and how its actions and views are means to an end. He uses eloquent diction that sometimes loses the reader (he makes up for his articulate word usage with elementary sentences which describe his views very efficiently) along with syntax which is very informal - for the time - to describe his views

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    Cosby being accused for being a serial rapist is quite hard to believe to so many. Ta Nehsi Coates uses rhetorical strategies hat will draw out his ideas as well as how the people’s reactions to these tragic events caused by Cosby. His strategies will persuade as well as second guess yourself for if your thoughts are indifferent then the thoughts of coats. The three most effective rhetorical strategies in Ta Neshsi Coates, “The Cosby Show” are comparison and contrast, self experiences, and showing both

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    Assignment 3: Rhetorical Analysis “Necessary Edges: Arts, Empathy, and Education” is an article written by world famous cellist, Yo-Yo Ma. In this article, Yo-Yo Ma identifies and discusses the role of arts in the world, stressing the point that these arts are a necessary element in the education system. Ma believes that the skills learned from these arts, are in fact, “essential” to the kind of balanced thinking that is needed in today’s world. Throughout this article, Yo-Yo Ma brilliantly portrays

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    Caesar deserved his death, whereas Antony believes he did not deserve it and gives the people reasons why, causing a hostile audience. With the use of ethos and pathos, Antony’s rhetorical strategy was more effective than Brutus’. Marc Antony’s speech that shook the people of Rome was mainly how he used certain rhetorical strategies. To begin with, Antony was giving the speech because he was an old friend of Caesar’s, making him the “sender”. The “receiver” on the other hand, happens to be the crowd of

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    being accused of being a serial rapist is quite hard to believe to so many. Ta Nehsi Coates uses rhetorical strategies that will draw out his ideas as well as how the people’s reactions to these tragic events caused by Cosby. His strategies will persuade as well as second guess yourself, for if someone’s thoughts are indifferent then the thoughts of coats. The three most effective rhetorical strategies in Ta Neshsi Coates, “The Cosby Show” are comparison and contrast, self experiences, and showing

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