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Study Guide for Exam _ 3

Study Guide for Exam _ 3 - Rhetorical concepts Refutation...

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Dow Fall 2007 Exam # 3 Study Guide This exam will be a combination of multiple choice, short answer, matching, and short essay questions. Chapters of Foner to be covered: Chapters 11, 12, 13 You should have familiarity with the following material from the Reid book--the speeches, the headnotes, and the context in which the speeches were delivered: Truman, “The Truman Doctrine” JFK, “First Inaugural (1961) Alabama Governor George Wallace, “Inaugural Address (1963),” Birmingham Clergy Letter, 1963 Martin Luther King, “Letter from a Birmingham Jail (1963)” Martin Luther King, “I Have A Dream (1963) Malcolm X, “Message to the Grassroots” RFK, February 1968 speech on Vietnam Ronald Reagan Challenger Speech
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Unformatted text preview: Rhetorical concepts: Refutation Types of supporting material Characteristics of Presidential inaugurals Language strategies—personification, enumeration, metaphor, antithesis, repetition, assonance, alliteration, allusion Persona Modern epideictic Characteristics of eulogies Target audiences Historical concepts: Kennedy Administration and Civil Rights Cold War Brown v. Board of Education History of U.S. involvement in Vietnam Tet Offensive MLK and Vietnam (Riverside Church Speech) Civil Rights Activism in Birmingham in 1963 Civil Rights resistance in Alabama 1963 States’ Rights Bull Connor Children’s Crusade (March) Nation of Islam Black Nationalism March on Washington...
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