Audience analysis/lou gehrig's farewell speech alright, im suppose to first identify a specific example or adjustment------ explain how the authors adjusted to meet the demographics of their audience. Overall, lou gehrig's farewell to baseball address was a great speech and carried a lot of emotion it has been considered the gettysburg address of baseball, and i think part of the reason is because the speech was said at old yankee stadium. Language analysis of lou gehrig's farwell speech to the yankees lou gehrig was one of the best baseball players to ever play the game he was blessed with an amazing career playing for the new york yankees setting many major league records such as 2,130 consecutive games from 1925 to 1939. Ex: in lou gehrig's speech he appeals to the audience by talking like a humble, common man even though he is seen as a hero apostrophe prayer-like, this is a direct address to someone who is not present, to a deity or muse, or to some other power. Lou gehrig, one of baseball's greatest and idolized players, stricken with a deadly disease understood the circumstances surrounding his speech and effectively utilized rhetorical elements to deliver one of the most memorable moments in the history of baseball.
Full text of lou gehrig's farewell speech july 04, 2009 fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about the bad break i got yet today i consider myself the luckiest man on the face of. After 75 years, lou gehrig's retirement speech remains unmatched because it was not simply a retirement speech spoken in the pre-television era, it would have become a distant memory if not for. The pride of the yankees is a 1942 american film produced by samuel goldwyn, directed by sam wood, and starring gary cooper, teresa wright, and walter brennanit is a tribute to the legendary new york yankees first baseman lou gehrig, who died only one year before its release, at age 37, from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which later became known to the lay public as lou gehrig's disease. Farewell to baseball address lou gehrig fallacies of argument logos, pathos, ethos gehrig's farewell the main strategy that gehrig used was that of contrast at the start of the speech gehrig begins to talk about how in the past few weeks many people have learned about his disease and the.
Specifically, lou gehrig's farewell speech, mark twain's speech to ms tewksbury's school for girls, martin luther king's i have a dream speech, and finally sojourner truth's ain't i a woman speech, are all excellent examples of using effective diction and rhetorical devices each oration was brilliantly constructed to. Fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about a bad break i got yet today i consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth i have been in ballparks for seventeen years and have never received anything but kindness and encouragement from you fans look at these grand men. Lou gehrig establishes ethos quite simply because he is a good sport, a regular guy who shares the audience's love of baseball and family, and like them, he has known good and bad breaks in some instances, a speaker's reputation immediately established ethos. Lou gehrig's farewell speech, given on july 4th, 1939, to more than 62,000 fans at new york city's yankee stadium, has become a cornerstone in the history of baseball in america lou gehrig is considered one of the most under-rated sports players of all time.
Courtesy of major league baseball july 4, 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of lou gehrig's luckiest man speech mlb clubs nationwide will air this video of mlb first basemen honoring the iron. Lou gehrig was the straight man to babe ruth's outgoing character, the consummate teammate and team player, setting a record for playing in consecutive games for the new york yankees that lasted for decades, until he was cut down by the debilitating and fatal disease known as als, or more colloquially, lou gehrig's disease. Example: when the new york giants, a team you would give your right arm to beat, and vice versa, sends you a gift - that's something lou gehrig, farewell speech expert opinion. Lou gehrig's farewell speech, on july 4th, 1939, to more than 62,000 fans at new york city's yankee stadium, has become a cornerstone in the history of baseball in america lou gehrig, one of the most under-rated sports players of all time, exhibits a great speech.
Lou gehrig farewell to baseball essay english composition 1301 26 may 2012 lou gehrig's farewell speech analysis imagine a young boy and his father going to the new york yankees ballpark on a warm sunny day. For licensing inquiries please contact historic films archive (wwwhistoricfilmscom / [email protected] Lou gehrig speech - farewell to baseball address this short lou gehrig speech - farewell to baseball address featured is in the form of a transcript, extract, passages or lines and demonstrates the good oratory skills of a great public speaker with the ability to use clear words and text. Lou gehrig's farewell to baseball baseball great lou gehrig was diagnosed with als (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) a fatal disease on july 4, 1939, he made a farewell speech at yankee stadium and expressed his gratitude for being able to play baseball. With the most famous speech in sports, lou gehrig, barely 36, bade farewell to all on that last fourth of july at yankee stadium within two years, he was gone but never to be forgotten.
This item is a lou gehrig speech plaque find this pin and more on als - lou gerhigs disease by jill haehnel steiner sports mlb new york yankees lou gehrig speech 8 x plaque a steiner sports certificate of authenticity is included. Reflecting on the life of lou gehrig, 75 years after his farewell speech 75 years ago today, july 4, 1939 at yankees stadium in bronx, ny, a frail looking lou gehrig stepped on to the field for. More essay examples on speech rubric he died in 1941, at age 37 (cavicke, dana, o'leary 393) when examining the history of baseball, lou gehrig remains one of the most highly respected and most inspirational figures in the game.
A transcript of lou gehrig's iconic speech: fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about the bad break i got yet today i consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth i. Beyond the lesson in literary analysis, teaching lou gehrig's farewell address to baseball provides students an example of a gracious sports hero. Gehrig's speech as a narrative (foss 307) first, the speech must contain two separate events the two anchoring events in gehrig's speech are his first yankees game in june of 1923 and lou gehrig appreciation day in 1939.