Churchill and Roosevelt's Speeches Attempted to Bring Hope to Our Courntry

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In Winston Churchill’s speech “blood, toil, tears, and sweat”, and in Franklin D. Roosevelt's "The Great Arsenal of Democracy", there are many different rhetorical devices and they use them to build an effective argument. Both speeches were written and spoken at different times and different events were going on when the speeches were made, but both speeches are similar in the way that they are constructed and by the devices used in both. In their speeches both Churchill and Roosevelt tried to bring hope to the people during the hard times that the country was going through. Winston Churchill delivered his speech on May 13, 1940, three days after he became prime minister. In Churchill’s speech he wanted to connect with the audience on an emotional level, so he uses many different examples of the rhetorical device pathos. For example, Churchill’s famous quote “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat”. By saying this, he wants the people to know that, he will give all that he has and he will give as much effort as he can and that’s all that he can offer them. Another example of pathos in the speech is when Churchill said, “We have before us many, many long months of struggle and of suffering”. By saying this, Churchill uses terms such as “us”, “struggle”, and “suffering” to get to the people and to show that the war cabinet crisis wouldn’t be an easy thing to get though out of the rhetorical devices ethos, pathos, and logos, Churchill uses pathos more

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