speech rhetorical

speech rhetorical - Lastauskas 1 Steven Lastauskas Prof....

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Lastauskas 1 Steven Lastauskas Prof. Huell Section 17 Rhetorical criticism: Faulkner’s Nobel Prize speech William Faulkner, most notably known for his literature received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1949 and gave one of the most renowned speeches of our times. Much was going on during the time Faulkner received his Nobel Prize in 1950, but actually won it in 1949. The world had just finished one of the darkest times in history with WWII and the threat of atomic bombs destroying the world began to rise into prominence. In 1950 there were two Nobel Prizes in Literature presented in Stockholm, Sweden with Faulkner being one of them. Faulkner created the majority of his works based on his home state of Mississippi and revolved many of his stories around his home state. Faulkner can be classified as quiet in the public eyes except for his literary works where he reaches many. In addition to this he was perceived as disliking speeches and was hesitant about making the journey from his Southern roots of America. He ended up making the journey from many pressuring and persuading him to do so. Faulkner gave his speech, but was too far away from the microphone for hardly anyone to understand what he was saying in addition to his Southern dialect and fast reading. Although once his speech was in the newspapers it was proclaimed as brilliant. Throughout his speech he tries to address fears that may possibly impact future writers
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