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Ethos, Logos, and Pathos

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Identify a famous speech from history or from a contemporary political leader and analyze the ethos, logos, and pathos within the speech.

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For this question you will need to understand the terms ethos, pathos and logos and then find a piece of political writing like a speech by a president or other political figure to show you understand each of the devices. You could look at a speech by President Barack Obama about the war in Afghanistan, I Have a Dream by Martin Luther King Jr. (August 28th,1963) or John F. Kennedy's State of the Union Message (1961). These are just some examples as there are so many to choose from.

First, you will need to define ethos, pathos and logos so you can find clear examples of each. ...

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This answer show how to develop an argument about the uses of ethos, logos and pathos.