Kennedy addresses his audience and creates a relation with them when speaking

Kennedy addresses his audience and creates a relation

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ii. Kennedy addresses his audience and creates a relation with them when speaking of peace before mentioning the death of someone who was an advocate of peace b. Afterwards, Kennedy confirms his stance as the advocate of peace and makes sure that his voice is heard and realized. i. “we can make an effort, as Martin Luther King did, to understand, and to comprehend, and replace that violence, that stain of bloodshed that has spread across our land, with an effort to understand, compassion, and love” (Kennedy) ii. When the audience became emotional because of a death of such an important figure, Kennedy uses Martin Luther King Jr.’s name in his speech in order to appeal to the emotions of his audience Cheema 1
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and create a new movement for peace Main idea # 3 – While, both, the repetition and pathos helped in strengthening the speech, Kennedy would not have been able to even write such a masterpiece without a strong purpose. a. Kennedy’s purpose is revealed from the start, even through the title of the speech. He wanted to continue the movement that Martin Luther King Jr. had started and also wanted to pay his respects i. “What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness, but is love, and wisdom, and compassion toward one another” (Kennedy) ii. Kennedy’s words were very straight-to-the-point and also very strong. The advocate of peace had
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