On September 5, 1995, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke in front of delegates from 180 countries at the United Nations Fourth World Conference of Women. There, she was to deliver one of her greatest speeches on a topic that affects all of us; human rights, more notably, the rights of women and children. In her speech, Clinton persuaded those in attendance, utilizing ethos, pathos and logos, to understand the importance of women’s rights and to demand that they take steps to ensure that women receive the same liberties as men.
Hilary Clinton is a strong and effective choice to serve as a messenger and manager of women’s rights globally. She has proven herself as a fierce advocate for women’s rights due to her strong and consistent record of effectively championing women’s rights, economically and politically. She has remained consistent throughout her career as an advocate for gender equality, human rights, and women’s rights policies. Throughout her time in the Senate, she advocated women’s rights and used her status around the world to shine a light on issues of importance for women and girls. Hillary Clinton’s unwavering stance has supported that women lives are just as valuable as any other lives, women’s rights are human’s rights, and anything less is unacceptable. Hilary Clinton understands that the world needs to recognize the unfair injustice being committed against women’s rights. She chooses to speak out, instead of remaining silent. The world must understand and recognize that in the fight for justice, by remaining silent and turning a blind eye, which is considered the same as supporting injustices. Hillary Clinton suggested in her speech the world should no longer ignore the wrongs being globally committed against women, around the globe in today’s society, the issues of inhumanity and injustices are rising as the value on women lives declines.
“Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are humans rights. Let us not forget that among those rights are the right to speak freely - and the right to be heard,” Hillary Clinton once spoke. Hillary Clinton was appointed to speak at the Women Plenary Session at the 4th United Nations World Conference in 1995. In her speech, Clinton speaks to shine a light on the unfair treatment and to educate on what rights women should have, as well as to strengthen families and societies by empowering women to take control of their own destinies. This powerful message is directed to the audience of various world leaders at the United Nations 4th World Conference on Women Plenary Session in Beijing, China. In her speech, “Women’s Rights Are Human Rights,” Hillary Clinton uses emotion to educate, persuade, and make the audience of world leaders feel something, known as pathos. She also repeats words and phrases to put an emphasis on certain injustices, which evokes the audience to want to make a change for women’s rights, making the speech effective.
“Speaking to you today, I speak for them, just as each of us speaks for women around the world who are denied the chance to go to school, or see a doctor, or own property, or have a say about the direction of their lives, simply because they are women”(Clinton 1). These words spoken by Hillary Rodham Clinton in her speech, “Women’s Rights are Human Rights,” on September 5, 1995. Hilary pressured the Chinese government and the world to address the problems women face everyday go unresolved because they are ignored. Her speech is one that is still relevant today and has affected the world by inspiring other countries to proclaim their opinions on women's rights. Hillary uses many cases of rhetorical devices that include, parallelism, ethos, pathos,
On November 20, 2014, Former President of United States of America, Barack Obama gave a speech on immigration at the White House. This topic concerned ample families in the United States of America, as a lot of them are not legally residing in the states and the other families who are citizens and documented are threatened by the increasing number of illegal immigrants because they might become their competition in employment, education and business opportunities. Barack Obama Addressed these concerns in a unique perception that enlightened the audience and gave examples and ideas that led them to view this problem under a different light that isn’t necessarily negative. The president’s connection with the audience was not only logical and
In this essay I will demonstrate how Barack Obama used these five emotional fallacies; bandwagon, Confidence, repetition, the command and the manufactured problem, to persuade his audience in the speech about “Jobs” also known as the “American Job Act”. I will summarize his main idea, pin point the audience that he will be targeting, then I will layout the foundations of this speech along with the arguments he used to benefit this bill.
At the Democratic National Convention, the Illinois State Senator, United States Senate candidate, and the future president Barak Obama gave an exceptional speech back then on the night of Tuesday 27, 2004. This convention was a presidential nominating convention, held every 4 years since 1832, by the U.S. Democratic Party. Its goal is to nominate and confirm a candidate for president and vice president positions. And in this 2004 convention Barak Obama was given the keynote spot.
The president's State of the Union address, delivered annually, is an opportunity to reflect on the nation's accomplishments across the previous twelve months and its goals in the year ahead. When the address delivered following the confirmation of the president's second term, it is an even more significant opportunity to set a course for the term ahead. In the address delivered by President Obama on February 12 before a Joint Congress, the course that he set forth would be distinguished by its progressive nature and the president's new sense of a public mandate.
"It is a violation of human rights when…” was a repeated statement in Hillary Clinton’s speech. The 67th United States Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a speech in 5 September, 1995 entitled “Women’s Rights are Human Rights” in the 4th world conference, Beijing, China and she argues that the process of providing education and safety for women could improve the world’s overall greater success. Clinton employs the rhetorical appeals of pathos and ethos effectively. Moreover, she includes many convincing logical arguments by providing facts and statistics, her audience where attentive which meant that there is depth and seriousness in her speech.
On September 5, 1995, Hilary Clinton gave a speech at the United Nations Fourth World Conference for women's equality, in Beijing, China. Present at the conference were were, 189 governments and more than 5000 representatives of non governmental organizations. The issue that Mrs. Clinton is addressing in this speech is the disrespect towards women and the violation of their rights. She uses pathos an emotional appeal, to get her audience to feel the same way that she does about the issue. She also uses exigence to bring the audience deeper into the conversation. She has been fighting for women’s rights for many years, and she wants her audience to realize how much of a problem it has become and that it needs to be stopped. Her goal is to make her audience believe that women’s rights are human rights through exigence and pathos. Mrs. Clinton also uses the rhetorical element of kairos in her speech. She picks a perfect moment in time, and location to deliver her speech. Though women’s rights is a problem all over the world, it is especially bad in China where the speech is taking place. Clinton is trying to address the issue where it is most relevant. There are many examples of emotional appeals in this speech, and that is how Mrs. Clinton convinces her audience that what she is articulating on is how this issue should be resolved. Through her speech Mrs. Clinton uses pathos to show how women are important to
When First Lady Hillary Clinton delivered her speech “Women’s Rights Are Human Rights” at the United Nations 4th World Conference in 1995, she focused on giving voice to the inequality of women in countries around the world. Hoping to raise awareness about women’s rights Clinton says, “We are focusing world attention on issues that matter most in our lives -- the lives of women and their families.” She expands on the statement by helping the men identify with the women in their lives such as their mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters. Hillary effectively persuades the audience of delegates, government officials, and people from around the world to identify with the need to empower, strengthen and support women in their lives. In this speech, Hillary uses ethos, logos, pathos, and repetition to successfully deliver a compelling argument for revolution.
On April 8, 2013, President Barack Obama spoke at the University of Hartford on behalf of those who died in the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut. President Obama addressed the people of the state of Connecticut and on a federal level. The broadcasting networks provided live coverage of President Obama’s speech, and a national audience listened as the president’s addressing the issues and the next steps forward for the country. The impact of this tragedy and previous massive shootings and Obama’s explanation have been a subject of a controversial debate. I plan on using the pentadic method to analyze President Obama’s speech regarding Sandy Hook and gun control. What we can learn about the method by
In the midst of the 2016 election, First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama gave a speech in New Hampshire regarding the candidates. Donald Trump was facing Hillary Clinton; and in support, “Michelle Obama presented a Speech On Donald Trump’s Alleged Treatment Of Women.” As stated in the title, Trump had recently made rude remarks regarding women, and Michelle Obama was using this as a learning lesson for anyone looking to vote for Trump. She made it a point to vote for Hillary by not only stating why not to vote for Trump, but also listing her many accomplishments throughout her lifetime. Michelle Obama was able to create an effective and persuasive speech by strongly stating Trump’s wrongdoings, passionately listing Clinton’s achievements, and frightening us of the possible future for our children.