• Emma has had an impact on the world, educating people and speaking out about equality and education for women. She has given a voice to women world wide by speaking on behalf of the UN. She has also given us who are privileged an example to follow in terms of using our opportunities to help the world.
• As Emma continues as Ambassador for UN Women, she will continue to have an impact on girls’ equality around the world . She will continue to speak to the world and inform us about issues and help people change their attitudes and actions with regards to women.
• Emma Watson is a 27 year old Actress, model and Activist, widely known for playing Hermione in the Harry Potter films.
• She is currently the Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Women and speaks avidly for the HeForShe campaign, which aims to encourage men and boys to advocate for gender equality as “gender inequality is not a ‘female-exclusive’ topic”
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• Emma has the ability to get a point across to an audience effectively and in an authentic manner.
• Emma truly believes in what she does, making her words even more compelling and believable.
• Emma inspires me I think because she keeps going and never shys away from what’s right. She could have retired or just stuck to acting like so many others, but she chose rather to go to college to become an advocate for what she believed in. Her strength in adversity leaves me in awe as she didn’t let people get to her but let their words make her
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Emma Watson uses ethos to convince the audience that she is a credible source. Towards the beginning of her speech, Watson explained that her, “girlfriends [dropped]... out of sports…”(1) because appearing muscly would not fit their gender stereotype. Watson mentions her personal experience to make her credible. By mentioning this, people will know why she is familiar with feminism. Since she has experienced gender inequality firsthand, she knows why feminism is necessary and more people will find her as a reliable source. Later in her speech, she mentions a speech made by Hillary Clinton in 1997.
Women Goodwill Ambassador. She is speaking about the problem of gender equality and unequal pay for men and women doing the same work. Her purpose is to demonstrate to the audience that the problem affects both men and women. She is fighting for women’s rights, but also trying to persuade men and boys to step up and help the women fight by joining her campaign, HeforShe. Her primary audience is all the delegates and guests who listened to her speech at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, and her secondary audience is men and boys all over the world. She appeals to ethos when she speaks about her own personal experiences with gender based assumptions from ages eight to eighteen in. She says her girlfriends dropped out of their sport teams in order to not appear so masculine. She appeals to pathos when gives the statistics on men’s suicide in the UK in order to tell men that gender equality is their problem as well. She is saying men also fear asking for help because they fear that they will appear un-manly. Watson’s speech is also structured by Monroe’s motivated sequence. She starts off her speech by speaking about her campaign and talking about how her experiences at different ages caused her to become a feminist in order to get the audience’s attention. She then tells the men and boys that gender equality is their issue too. This causes them to understand the need for change. She then formally invites them to help
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In Emma, the character Jane Austen presents in the novel is the type of person who likes to meddle in other people’s lives. In the film Clueless, Cher is an impersonation of Emma’s character. She also manipulates the situation, meddles in people’s lives because she feels she can manage them better than they can. In this particular adaptation of Emma, Emma is portrayed through the character Cher. Cher is also a meddler in other people’s lives. This sets the film up for an interesting and developing plot. Cher Horowitz illuminates Emma Woodhouse because they both exist in that precarious realm where lovable threatens to tip over into loathsome, but doesn’t. In the process of narrowly avoiding awfulness, both of these princesses give us
First, in this paragraph I want to focus on the ladies behind Clueless/Emma. Cher Horowitz (Clueless, 1995), Emma woodhouse (Emma, 1815), and Amy Heckerling, the producer of Clueless. Cher is an elegant, young daddy’s girl who lives in the high class town of Beverley hills. Chers main goal in life is to keep her daddy healthy, and keep up with the latest fashion statements. Throughout the film we watch Cher mature and go through basic life lessons. We see her experience
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Her facial expression is so fierce and focused, like she isn’t scared of what is to come. “’Scream and I’ll cut you,’ came a voice. Keeping the blade to my neck, my assailant pushed me against the outhouse wall” (Riggs 131). She can stand up for herself. Emma is also a fighter; her clothes say girl, dainty but her posture says, “I’m ready to go”. Her peculiar power also helps her in being a fighter, “She flicked her wrist and a ball of angry red flame sprang to life. Something about its color and intensity made it clear that that his time she hadn’t summoned a light, but a weapon” (Riggs
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Feminism is often seen as a negative word towards women, but it actually represents the gender inequality for both men and women. In 2014, Emma Watson, a twenty-four-year-old British actress, and the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador co-hosted a special event for the UN Women’s HeForShe campaign. Before Watson was a UN Women’s Ambassador, she was known as a strong activist for women’s rights. The importance of the HeForShe campaign, which is a united movement, to spread and inform the gender equality awareness for both men and women to the public. As a speaker, Watson comes across to her audience as credible also reliable because she is a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, she also sends her message across by building a trust relationship with the
(Austen 1). Having a conceited nature, she only tolerates following her own advice, as well as frequently acting upon her instincts regardless of the consequences, especially when it comes to match-making. Emma believes that she is able to match any two people whom she deems compatible. Even though Emma is self centered, she ironically refuses to tend to her own feelings. Speaking to her father Emma states, “I promise you to make none for myself, papa; but I must, indeed, for other people.
Emma Watson, best known as a leading actress in the Harry Potter series, gave a speech titled “Gender equality is your issue too” during a HeForShe campaign at the United Nations headquarters in New York City during on September 20, 2014, in attempt to raise awareness about gender inequality. Throughout the speech, Watson attempted to persuade the audience in joining the HeForShe campaign by providing examples of those who have been subject to the burdens of gender inequality – however, this speech could be considered problematic due to Watson’s lack of credibility and failure to include all types of people in our society.