Analysis of the Democratic Speech by Michelle Obama 1st october 2011 The present speech excerpt, delivered by Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention in Denver on the 25th August 2008, answers the purpose of convincing the Americans to elect Senator Barack Obama President of the United
Barack Obama: Speech analysis: Acceptance speech for the democratic party - American Dream
Analytical text (1) A.
American Dream is the simple idea that the United States
of America is the place where everyone has the
of becoming happy. Becoming happy is meant in
Barack Obama Coins a Slogan - Election 2008 Speech Analysis During the election campaign of 2008, after having lost the primary in New Hampshire to Senator Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama delivered his probably most famous speech. The text at hand is an extract from this speech. Obama tries to convince
Analysis of the speech “Take a chance”
by Barack Obama
The speech ”Take a chance“ given by the US President Barack Obama at the University of Massachusetts Boston on 2 June 2006 deals with the generation of graduated students he talks to
with the occasion to bring changes about.
The speech can be divided into six parts. In the beginning part from line 1-14 the speaker Barack Obama makes clear that it’s the commission of this generation to let the concept of America alive which is the equal opportunities for everyone to rise up and to reach “no matter where you’re born or how much your parents have; no matter what you look like and what you believe in” (line 11-13).
To underline the message he wants to convey he uses a parallelism in line 11-13 (see above). Furthermore he draws attention to key words with a repetition in line 7 and 9 “It’s your turn”.
In the second paragraph from line 15 to 31 Obama wants to make the changes in America up to date clear. He talks about students from over 100 different countries who s.....[read full text]
Having taken all these aspect into account, I come to the conclusion that Barack Obama uses many stylistic devises to make his speech convincing and to implement his intention, his intention to motivate this generation to reach their dreams and to pass the responsibility to them to move America making progress because the young generation is America’s future.
In my opinion the speech “Take a chance” is convincing and expressive enough so that I’m quite sure that the speech appealed to the .....