COM220 WK1 Assignment

COM220 WK1 Assignment - After listening to and reading the...

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After listening to and reading the speech made by Charles Foster Kane, I found there are many examples of bias, fallacies, and rhetorical devices. Firstly Charles is being bias throughout his speech, but specifically when he states: “to point out and make public the dishonesty, the downright villainy, of Boss Jim W. Gettys political machine.”, also when he states: “Here's one promise I'll make, and boss Jim Gettys knows I'll keep it: My first official act as Governor of this State will be to appoint a Special District Attorney to arrange for the indictment, prosecution, and conviction of Boss Jim W. Gettys!”. Secondly Charles uses apple polishing when he stated: “The working man -- The working man and the slum child know they can expect my best efforts in their interests. The decent, ordinary citizens know that I'll do everything in my power to protect the underprivileged, the underpaid, and the underfed! “ . One rhetorical device used by campaigners was a hyperbole when he announces Charles by stating “There is only one man who
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2010 for the course AXIA Axia taught by Professor Na during the Spring '09 term at Phoenix School of Law.

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