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Unformatted text preview: immigrants to cross oceans and pioneers to travel west; a promise that led workers to picket lines, and women to reach for the ballot.” 1) In his acceptance speech, Obama makes promises to the American people that the future looks bright and he will do whatever it takes for us to succeed as a nation. 2) Pathos 3) In his argument, Obama uses an example of pathos by appealing to his audience the emotion of spirit and pride. 4) I believe this element was effective in persuading me because when I watched his acceptance speech on TV, I felt spirited and excited to see the change Obama promised to bring....
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- Spring '11
- Rhetoric, acceptance speech