John F. Kennedy
By: Dalton Cummins & Caitlin Compton

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Speaker, Occasion, Audience, & Purpose

The speaker is John F. Kennedy. The occasion is January 20, 1961 and John F. Kennedy is giving a speech when he became president. The audience is United States citizens. The purpose is to establish what it was like when John F. Kennedy became the 35th president of the United States.

Pathos, Logos, & Ethos

Pathos- "Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shell pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any for to assure the survival and the success of liberty" (Kennedy 27).

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Logos- "To those peoples in the huts and villages of half the globe struggling to break the bonds of mass misery" (Kennedy 47)., (n.d.). John F. Kennedy and the Press - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum. [online] Available at: http://www.jfk

Ethos- "We observe today not a victory of party but a celebration of freedom--symbolizing on and as well as a beginning--signifying renewal as well as change" (Kennedy 4).

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Rhetorical Question- "Can we forge against these enemies a grand and global alliance, North and South, East and West, that can assure a more fruitful life for all mankind? Will you join in that historic effort?" (Kennedy 126).

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Repetition- "Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us" (Kennedy 91)., (2014). John F Kennedy Biography - Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline. [online] Available at: http://www.thefamous

Metaphor- "We are the heirs of that first revolution" (Kennedy 17)., (2014). John Fitzgerald Kennedy. [online] Available at:

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