John F. Kennedy 's Jfk

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In John F. Kennedy’s (JFK) 1961 inaugural address, he began by acknowledging the audience, including former presidents and vice presidents before he brought his message of a “new generation of Americans- born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, [and] proud of our ancient heritage…” This new generation was to inspire and change, not only the America they lived in, but the world. His message was empowering and direct while effectively persuading his audience, of both United States citizens and citizens of the World. Through his use of anaphora, parallelism, and pathos, President Kennedy was able to portray the picture and message in his mind. JFK used the effect of anaphora and parallelism throughout his speech. His repetition of words at the beginning of phrases and paragraphs aided in fostering his sense of pride and determination in his new role as President. He used phrases such as “Let both sides” and “To those” to bring about the focus of both sides, United States and other allied nations, coming together to help the world. When concentrating on his audience, President Kennedy started by suggesting that both sides explore the problems between them; he then progressed to all sides uniting to have ultimate power over all the nations, and then transitioned to exploring the science of the world and using it to their advantage in order to have a uniting force in all corners. When Kennedy used the phrase “to those” to begin several
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