JFK Analysis - Sam Seider Ca 100-028 JFK Analysis JFK...

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Sam Seider JFK Analysis Ca 100-028 12/05/07 JFK Analysis It takes rare, intangible qualities to be able to capture the attention of an entire nation and attain the trust of a diverse audience. However, these intangible qualities, the “it” that so many public speakers lack, were exhibited in JFK’s Inaugural Address. Kennedy used powerful metaphors, effective repetition, and consistent antitheses to produce one of our country’s most moving speeches. In the eighth paragraph of Kennedy’s address, he says,” To those peoples in the huts and villages of the globe struggling to break the bonds of misery, we pledge our best efforts to help…” This quote makes it clear that JFK uses metaphors to state his plan of action. This is important for his purpose of assuring the nation that he will make advancements world-wide because it shows that he is committed to a plan of action and is sympathetic to the needs of destitute nations. Throughout the speech Kennedy uses effective metaphors to materialize his
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