Throughout his speech he emphasizes this unity amongst the audience with the use ofwords inclusive words to united and include the entire nations.“Kennedy then cited some linesfrom Aeschylus’ ‘Agamemnon.’ Whether it was strangely tone deaf or the ultimate in respect todo so in such a setting really didn’t matter; words like ‘pain,’ ‘heart,’ ‘despair,’ ‘awful,’ ‘grace’and ‘God’ resonated in black Indianapolis” (Margolick 2018). His pathos evoked the emotionaldesire for justice, peace, and the improvement of quality of life for everyone, and although theyshould not forget what has happened, they should dedicate themselves to the idea of gentlenessand prayer for the country.
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