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Rhetorical Analysis Obama Speech

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President at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches Essay In Obama’s speech, his overall meaning for this speech is to honor and show rememberance. He is trying to show respect to people like at this 50th Anniversary. He did this by telling what the importance is and the trials and tribulations of the people he is honoring. You may be wondering, what were some things Obama said in this speech to show what the importance is and the things the people he is honoring went through? Obama was letting the audience know the many obstacles people like Selma went through by telling many important things that happened in the past. For example, Obama said, “They marched as Americans who had endured hundreds of years of brutal violence,

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