ESSAY #2 Directions For Essay #2, you will write a rhetorical analysis of Presid
ESSAY #2 Directions
For Essay #2, you will write a rhetorical analysis of President John F.
Kennedy’s Inaugural Speech. Pay particular attention to pathos,
logos, and ethos. What are the focal points of the speech? Does
Kennedy use themes? Identify rhetorical devices in the speech and
how they work to empower its impact. Refer to the explanation of
common rhetorical devices on
A transcript of the speech can be found here
Watch JFK deliver the speech here:
Here are the
Your paper must be 500-550 words
. Stay within this range.
Your paper must be in MLA format
: You must double space your paper,
12-point font, Times New Roman, one-inch margins. Full heading in
upper left corner of first page, and last name with page number in
header on top right.
Your paper must be grammatically sound
. Proofread and edit as
necessary. If you need additional help, please visit the Writing Lab on
DO NOT use outside sources
! No citations are necessary as any
quotations used will come from the speech.
This is an individual assignment
. No collaboration is allowe