read chapter 6 and 13
This Knowledge Check Reflection activity was adapted from the assignment on p. 343 of your textbook. Please read the below instructions and produce a brief analysis.
This week our textbook took you on a deep dive into the different rhetorical strategies and writing style choices that can add depth, emphasis, and dimension to your writing. These stylistic choices are what make some of the most famous and timeless speeches in history memorable and impactful. Using online sources (such as American Rhetroic’s Top 100 Speeches (Links to an external site.) at) to find the text of an es.say or speech by someone who uses figures of speech liberally. Many of the provided speeches offer both an audio recording of someone delivering the speech as well as the PDF text of the speech. Pick one paragraph that is rich in figures and read it carefully, critically, and multiple times. From there you will write a short response (500 words or less) answering the following questions and completing the below exercises: