Bitzer Matraca Mckay

A rhetorical analysis of Robert Kennedy's Speech

The speech given from Robert Kennedy is an example of a rhetorical situation.
It has an exigence, an audience, and constraints. An exigence is the
purpose of the speech. The audience is who the speech is meant for. The constraints
is to constrain a decision and the action needed to modify the exigence.

The exigence of this speech is to notify the United States of America of the death
of Martin Luther King Jr. The audience of this speech was for the American people
and those who believed in the racial equality movements. The constraints of this
speech words from Robert Kennedy, we want to improve the quality of life and have
justice in our nation.

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