Rhetoric Essay Topics

How far was Plato’s

With this end in mind, it seems that he can set about the task by whichever means he likes, so long as it will achieve the end. By telling the creation myth, it is his intention to promote the tripartite theory of society, which will, in turn, promote the ideal balance and justice. For justice… View Article

Reflective Essay on Rhetoric

Logos, ethos, and pathos are important components of all writing, whether we are aware of them or not. By learning to recognize logos, ethos, and pathos in the writing of others and in our own, we can create texts that appeal to readers on many different levels. I think the use of rhetoric is the… View Article

The “House Divided Against Itself” Speech

Lincoln gained prominence at the national level only after his nomination as Republican candidate for senate in 1858 to contest against Douglas from Illinois. His speech at Springfield, Illinois on June 16, 1858 remains an important milestone in the history of United States as he mainly raised the issue of slavery in the territories foe… View Article

Rhetorical Analysis

Nabokov turns out to be a surprisingly interesting author from the point of view of rhetorical analysis. He uses a set of literature devices, e.g. visual imagery, the stream of consciousness technique, numerous allusions and reminiscences, to communicate his ideas and to reach out to the widest audience. I strongly deem that Nabokov’s piece is… View Article

Rhetorical Analyzis Hazlitt

People often say that money does not determine how happy you are but in William Hazlitt’s essay “On the Want of Money”, he tries to prove the world wrong. He firmly believes that if money cannot get you happiness then it will truly “pave the road for it”. Hazlitt weaves his argument though the use… View Article

Philosophy: Dialogue with Socrates

“Socrates, good day!” exclaimed Person. Socrates is still mesmerized in this realm unbeknownst to him. Dazed and confused, he sees a figure, a person looking right at him. He replied, “Good day to you to. May I ask you questions about this world? I suppose you are a citizen of this state.” “I would gladly… View Article

Philosophy Rhetoric

For those politicians who find themselves faced with a question whose answer may be distressing to their audience, there is no substitute for the power of rhetoric             The light-as-air rhetoric politicians tend to give in response to any question regarding national identity is a fine example. Asked what it is to be an American,… View Article

Principal’s Message

It is my pleasure reaching out to you in this December issue of the school newsletter.             We all feel December when the winds are chilly and cold and mothers bring out the warm mittens, thick clothing, and socks to wrap their children and protect them from the cold. The sun sets early and gets… View Article

Rhetorical Analysis

“Invincible Ignorance” by Thomas Sowell appeared in The Bismarck Tribune as apart of his syndicated column on December 24, 2012. Are gun control laws effective? Are guns really the problem? Or is it people that are the problem? Sowell answers each of these questions and states his opinion strong and clear. His tone, diction and… View Article

Rhetoric and Copper Rivets

Levi’s have been very popular for many years, and their target audiences are young people and blue-collar workers. In the ad image, it also shows clearly about how it is strong by emphasizing the copper rivets which is a part of important elements for Levi’s jeans for making it more tough and rugged. Therefore, the… View Article

Seattle Letter Analysis

Leader of his native tribe, Chief Seattle, in his persuasive letter to President Pierce, illustrate his mentality on how sacred the land he lives on is to him and to his people. He tries to gain President pierce attention on the fact that the two men have different views on what the land is. Seattle… View Article

Farewell to Baseball Analysis

Lou Gehrig, shortly after learning of a deathly disease that he had acquired, said his final goodbye to professional baseball on July 4th, 1939 during Lou Gehric appreciation day in Yankee Staduim in a short and simple speech that conveyed to the audience his feelings of awe towards what he had been able to do… View Article

Rhetorical Analysis

Background: In contrast with assignments that ask you to figure out what a text means (textual analysis), this assignment, a rhetorical analysis, asks you to analyze how a text works on readers and how a writer’s choices persuade or convince readers to accept the writer’s perspective. Some texts are more clearly rhetorical than others: argumentative… View Article

Martin Luther King Jr. Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

On August 28, 1963 Martin Luther King delivered his speech to all of America. Martin Luther’s opening line to his speech was, “I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.” In Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech… View Article

Rhetorical Analysis

The Pound Cake speech by Bill Cosby a well-known actor, comedian, and Philanthropist delivered a controversial speech called The Pound Cake Speech which was presented on May 17, 2004 at the NAACP Gala at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. In this speech, Cosby was highly critical to members and divisions of the African American community… View Article