See the speech in the attachment and then prepare the following information:
? The General Purpose of the speech
? The Specific Purpose of the speech
? The Thesis Statement
Then prepare an outline of the speech showing points of the Introduction, the main points and related subpoints, and the conclusion also including its points.
NOTE: Use Word format and cite reference in APA style.
As you analyze the speech, please allow some of my ideas to help you:
First, a likely thesis statement is:. Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America.
The General Purpose of the speech might be: To inform Americans that the nation is responding with American safety after the 9/11 attacks. Please note the evidence, "Our first priority is to get help to those who have been injured, and to take every precaution to protect our citizens at home and around the world from further attacks."
Next, The Specific Purpose of the speech might be: To persuade the American public that the government is taking every possible measure to prevent future attacks. To convince Americans that America is still strong despite the attacks.
As you prepare your outline, please allow some of my ideas to lead you:
Attention getting and statement of purpose: "Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts."
Use of ethos and evidence: "The victims were in airplanes, or in their offices; secretaries, businessmen and women, military and federal ...
This posting offers an outline related to President Bush's post 9/11 speech.