Uniting a nation: a close textual analysis of barack obama's inaugural address a senior project presented to the faculty of the communications studies department. Barack obama's first inaugural address to an unprecedented 18 million massed on the national mall was buoyed by exuberance over the historic moment of swearing in the first african-american. Analyzing obama's inaugural address is an exceptional opportunity in time, primarily because he is the first african-american president of the usa and faces unique economic, political and social problems both in the usa and the rest of the world. Rhetorical devices used in president obama's 2nd inaugural speech posted on january 23, 2013 by nickskellon2013 if you're unsure of the meaning of any of the rhetorical devices highlighted below, or just need a quick reminder, read my article rhetorical devices.
Rhetorical analysis of barack obama's inaugural address the inaugural address, spoken by president barack obama, was largely written by the 27 year old jon favreauwhat is required: the price & promise of citizenship captured the audience of the american people, with obama's natural ability to achieve praise without really saying anything. Rhetorical analysis of kennedy's inaugural address a newly elected president in america will typically address their goals during their inauguration ceremony john f kennedy arguably gave one of the most compelling inaugural addresses in history. Barack obama inaugural speech 2009 vs 2013 rhetorical analysis january 12, 2016 astralled in the election for the forty-fourth president of the united states, barack obama became the first african-american president.
Having completed the inaugural day festivities and surprising guests on white house tours, president barack obama will be heading back to the work of governing the country. To prepare us, let's take another look at the words of barack obama before he was president let's review what he said, and, more important, how and why he said it. The president: vice president biden, mr chief justice, members of the united states congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: each time we gather to inaugurate a president we bear witness to the enduring strength of our constitution. Barack obama took his oath as the 44th president of the united states of america on january 20 of this year, during the presidential inauguration at the u s capital building in washington, d c.
Obama is the 44th president of the united states of america, he was elected twice in his career, once in 2009 and once in 2013 he is the first president to have african roots president barack obama is seen as one of the better speakers of the 21st century my fellow citizens, i stand here today. Rhetorical strategies analysis of bill clinton's first inaugural address introduction william jefferson bill clinton served as the 42nd president of the united states from 1993 to 2001 he got authority at the end of the cold war. Barack obama gives his second-term inauguration address in washington, dc his speech was rich in rhetorical devices photograph: justin sullivan/getty images barack obama's second inaugural, as. President obama's 2 nd inaugural address this week was a brilliant example of using metaphors and rhetorical strategies to persuade his audience towards a viewpoint of working together to achieve common goals the dominant metaphor used in the speech was a journey metaphor.
Rhetorical analysis of president obama 4 form of action that is endemic to political and social life (p 216) the rhetorical presidency has embedded itself in american politics and does not seem to be going anywhere soon. Rhetorical analysis of president obama's inauguration speech on january 20, 2009, president barrack obama was officially inaugurated and sworn in as the forty-fourth president of the united states. Rhetoric and imagery in president obama's inauguration speech if the number of hits and emails are anything to go by, my earlier line-by-line analysis of rhetoric and imagery in barack obama's victory speech in chicago (originally published in the british weekly newspaper, the independent on sunday ) attracted a good deal of interest. Inaugural address by president barack hussein obama my fellow citizens: i stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you've bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors.
Rhetorical analysis of president obama's first ianaugural address, showing the rhetorical devices used, including, tricolon, anaphora and antithesis. A rhetorical analysis of president barack obama's speech delivered in prague, april 5 2009 by carolin lehmann the power of speech mr olthof 27 june 2012 1628 words lehmann 1 the following rhetorical analysis focuses on the speech delivered by us president barack obama about his vision of a disarmed world given on april 5, 2009 in prague. President obama's inaugural speech: rhetorical analysis barrack obama's inauguration speech successfully accomplished his goal by using rhetoric to ensure our nation that we will be under safe hands. Anaphora, allusion, and appeals: a rhetorical analysis of barack obama's inaugural address in the election for the forty-fourth commander in chief, barack obama became the first african american president.
Speech analysis - barack obama's inaugural address note that numbers in square brackets (eg ) refer to paragraph numbers in the speech text at the end of this article. In president barack obama's inaugural address, he presents himself as the current and elected president of the united states and links his stances on the american public with his other personal views on the country as it would stand 2013.
- president obama's inaugural speech: rhetorical analysis barrack obama's inauguration speech successfully accomplished his goal by using rhetoric to ensure our nation that we will be under safe hands. I was not overly impressed with obama's first inaugural address four years ago and i thought both his acceptance speech at last year's democratic national convention and his election night acceptance speech were somewhat weak. Through rhetorical devices, president barack obama also powerfully assures americans that the future of america holds prosperity and peace most importantly, obama uses syntactical variety, organization, and persuasive devises to draw the audience's attention to his plan s for the future. Rhetorical analysis of barrack obama's second inaugural address 833 words | 4 pages comp ap brown-pd 5 rhetorical analysis on the second inaugural address of president barrack obama barrack obama's inauguration speech successfully executed crafty rhetoric to ensure our country that we will be under safe hands.