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Explore the techniques of rhetoric used by Old Major in Animal Farm and compare these techniques with other famous speeches. On animal farm there was a lot of suffering for the animals that were there

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Explore the techniques of rhetoric used by Old Major in Animal Farm and compare these techniques with other famous speeches. On animal farm there was a lot of suffering for the animals that were there. They only got fed when the farmer felt like it and they were also worked very hard. However on that farm there was a prize boar called Old Major, he was very well respected among all the other animals. Old Major organised a meeting for the animals during the night during this meeting they were going to talk about a dream of which Old Major had. This dream was about revolution, and the prize boar went on to say that the animals of England should be free and that they should all be equal. ...read more.

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In the speech which was written by Luther King there is a lot of demand. This is demand for all the population in the United States to be equal and that people as with books should not be judged by there skin or cover. Also in this speech there is a lot of repetition of the words "I have a dream" and also the words "go back". Martin Luther King also uses a lot of personal appeal in his speech. However in the speech which Mark Antony produced was about the murder of his good friend Julies Caesar. In this speech he uses a lot of rhetorical questions. ...read more.

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that it is a very stirring speech and that it would help me and most people believe in what they were saying. Another fact is that you can link the speech which Martin Luther King gave with Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg address which was made in 1863. This speech goes on about the freedom of everyone and that everyone should be equal. So altogether all the speeches want is for everyone to be equal. This applies to the Martin Luther king essay and the one made by Lenin [Old Major]. So altogether the speeches are about negative things; the one which was written by Martin Luther King was all about fairness and racism; the one written by Mark Anthony was written about the death of Julius Caesar. Thomas Parker ...read more.

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