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Unformatted text preview: The speech "Charles Foster Kane Campaigns for Governor" is full of bias, fallacies and makes use of many rhetorical devices, which comes across as convincing argument as to why Kane should become the next governor. The speaker from the start of the speech has a political bias against Jim Gettys the current governor, and the speaker labels Gettys time in office as an "evil domination". The campaigner is using Gettys as a scapegoat for the problems that have taken place during his term that may not of been problems that Gettys had any hand in, but Gettys is certainly taking the blame. The campaigner then goes on to show even more of their political bias for Kane by depicting him as a " fighting liberal and friend of the working man" the campaigner although fails to provided facts that would support these claims and is just basing the argument on their own personal preferences. There is also the use of the hyperbole rhetorical device because the campaigner is exaggerating the situation and trying to make it out to be more than it really is....
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2010 for the course COM/220 220 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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