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--Lincoln Second Inaugural Address Transcript
--Lincoln Second Inaugural Address Spoken Version
--Obama Inaugural Transcript
--Obama Inaugural Spoken
--You Are Not Special Commencement Speech


Analysis of Movie or Television Speeches
Find a favorite or particularly moving speech from a movie or television show that effectively employs ethos, pathos, and/or logos.

American Rhetoric has a collection of movie speeches: http://americanrhetoric.com/american.jpg

Write an analysis of the speech.
  1. What is the purpose of the speech? Provide a brief statement of context.
  2. Who is the audience?
  3. Which appeal (ethos, pathos, logos) is most prevalent? How do you know?
  4. Is the argument effective? Were any logical fallacies used?
  5. How could the argument have been strengthened?

To Kill a Mockingbird from American Rhetoric

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