Learning objectives •content objective: students will be able to analyze the inaugural address by john f kennedy and evaluate the use of rhetorical strategies used by president kennedy. Most inaugural addresses are quickly forgotten, but using the correct rhetorical devices in a proper and effective way can make any speech memorable president john f kennedy's speech is a prime example of a speech that stuck with people and is still be referred to time to time. Donald trump is now the 45th president of the united states npr reporters and editors across the newsroom have annotated his inaugural address. John f kennedy inaugural address friday, january 20, 1961 heavy snow fell the night before the inauguration, but thoughts about cancelling the plans were overruled.
President john f kennedy would have been delighted to know that his inaugural address is still remembered and admired 50 years later like other great communicators - including winston churchill. Abstract: john f kennedy's inaugural address is frequently praised as one of the greatest speeches in american public address, but the speech also set the tone for kennedy's foreign policy plan. Analysis of george hw bush's inaugural address essay imagine if you would all the way back to 1989 - analysis of george hw bush's inaugural address essay introduction the iran-contra affair is a hot political topic.
John f kennedy presidential library and museum columbia point, boston ma 02125 (617) 514-1600 annotated draft of president kennedy's inaugural address. This resource includes the annotated text and marginal notes for president john f kennedy's first inaugural address delivered on january 20, 1961 the rhetorical analysis includes 55 marginal comments with common core state standards alignment. If anyone ever tells you that speeches don't make a difference, point them at jfk's inaugural address after winning the presidential election by one of the smallest margins in history, he received a 75% approval rating from the american public the following day, something most of today's politicians would kill for.
Annotating jfk's inaugural address by sam neal - march 20, 2013. John f kennedy: annotated press copy of his inaugural address this is a seven-page mimeograph copy of the inaugural address of john f kennedy president of the united states it was issued by the kennedy press office and press secretary pierre salinger to journalists to preview. Jfk's inaugural address invokes the use of many rhetorical devices: 1 repetition: many of his paragraphs started with let both sides i think this demonstrated his purpose to unify the. Rhetorical analysis of john f kennedy's inaugural address (1961) nineteenth century marked an important period in american history it was a period when the country was experiencing racial tension, social inequalities at the same time fighting the idea of communism.
The inauguration of john f kennedy as the 35th president of the united states was held on friday, january 20, 1961 at the eastern portico of the united states capitol in washington, dc the inauguration marked the commencement of john f kennedy 's only term as president and of lyndon b johnson 's only term as vice president. Rhetorical analysis of jfk's inaugural address on january 20 year 1961, john f kennedy (jfk) delivered an inaugural speech that has become a landmark and the best presidential speech ever delivered in america. Woodrow wilson delivers his second inaugural address on march 5, 1917 a second inaugural address is a peculiar bit of oratory vindicated by re-election, a president beginning a second term is also seasoned - for better or worse - by the experience of the office.
The handwritten draft is on file at the fdr presidential library at hyde park, with a typed note from the president attached to it explaining that it is the inaugural address as written at hyde. Annotation of jfk s inaugural address amy verduzco mr blacklock ap english 16 september 2014 for centuries, a president's inaugural address has held profound importance, and is expected to be a memorable one.
Jfk: hope for the future on a cold but bright morning, january 20, 1961, the youngest man ever to be elected president of the united states delivered his first and only inaugural address. Mr trump studied the first inaugural addresses of ronald reagan and john f kennedy while writing his own there is a bit of a ring here of reagan declaring that the united states was an. Rhetorical analysis of jfk's inaugural address in jfk's inaugural address he uses allusion, metaphors, parallelism, zeugma, and antimetabole to build up pre-existing americans' pride, create a common enemy, and call the nation to support their country.