Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Obama's Speeches

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Choose one of the following speeches:
  • Inaugural Address, Jan 20, 2009
  • Election Night Victory Speech, November 4, 2008
  • Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech, August 28, 2008
  • "A More Perfect Union" speech on race, March 18, 2008
Read and mark up the speech for its rhetorical strengths. Be prepared to discuss how Obama used at least three of the strategies Sam Leith discusses in his analysis of Obama's rhetoric.