Essay on analisis of Obamas victory speech

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Obama’s Victory Speech

Obama’s Victory Speech has impressed the whole world. Obama have used a lot of techniques which make people in the USA believe in him and make them feel united. In this essay of Obama’s victory speech, I will explain some of the techniques Obama uses and for what purpose. Besides that I will comment on important and meaningful quotes.
Obama’s Victory Speech is separated in a lot of small sections. After finishing one section of his speech, he makes a long dramatic pause. That makes the speech very intimate. These dramatic pauses are used by almost any good speaker. Obama’s manner of speaking is very natural, he tells about experiences he have had, he shows a lot of gratitude, he speak with humility of a high
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The audience can almost feel the changes of a greater country within the speech.
Obama also shows his great love for his one and only wife Michelle.” Let me say this publicly: Michelle, I have never loved you more. I have never been prouder to watch the rest of America fall in love with you, too, as our nation’s first lady.” He doesn’t make this romantic declaration just to show he isn’t afraid of showing Michelle how much he love her in front of the whole world, but he also shows that he appreciate the hard work she have put into the campaign, and also to show that everybody should recognize her as an important figure for America. The first lady in the USA has a great responsibility, for being a kind of role model. The first lady is often volunteering in support for poor areas for example. So by those words Obama really wants everybody in America to love her.
“But that doesn’t mean your work is done” In this quote Obama really make it personal for his listeners, by telling the audience that it is also your job to make the USA a greater country. The frequent use of different pronouns is one of the most conspicuous techniques Obama uses in his victory speech. Obama wants to draw you in to his speech. So he does not use the word “I” nearly as much as he use “You/you’re/your” and “We/Us/Our” Even though Obama mostly uses “You/you’re/your” and “We/Us/Our” he still involves himself in the speech, but he does it in a slightly more humble manner than just
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