Rhetorical Analysis Of James Green Speech

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James Green discusses in his speech the possibility of there being life beyond earth. Green starts off with a quote that is used in a lot of movies, books and television shows, “Is there life beyond earth in our solar system?” He follows this initial quote with one by Carl Sagan, an American astronomer, “It takes extraordinary evidence for extraordinary claims.” It is important for Green to use these two quotes as attention getters. He hooks the listener with his works and we begin to think if there really is life in our solar system then just on earth.
It is important for speaker to have the background and education to back up their information and Green is a well-educated man in his field. His supports his argument on Ted Talk with his

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