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In A More Perfect Union by Senator Barack Obama, in response to his former pastor Reverend Jeremiah Wrights comments about race. Obama utilizes allusions by referring to the constitution to try and unite Americans.
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7 September 2011
The Unification of America
In "A More Perfect Union" by Senator Barack Obama, in response to his former pastor Reverend Jeremiah Wright's comments about race. Obama utilizes allusions by referring to the constitution to try and unite Americans. He also uses situated ethos in order to gain credibility on his speech and to authenticate his message through a personal connection. Lastly, he uses pathos to help the readers understand why he is running for president. He utilizes these rhetorical strategies to. convey his purpose to unify America and to end his exigency with race so he can conquer the election.
In the first line of Obama's speech he refers to the Declaration of Independence to convey that Americans need to come together to perfect the union. Two hundred and thirty two years and the perfection of a union is still a constant battle. Barack Obama refers to the Declaration of Independence to bring a central idea and an issue that will bring Americans together as one. Even those who do not have complete knowledge of the U.S Constitution will
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