I would like to analyze Michelle Obamas speech from the Democratic National Convention 2020. The speech is about the world situation right as it where when she did the speech. You have covid and an election therefore the speech is very much about how you can get out of the covid crisis.
Michelle Obama is Sure about the solution; the solution is to get Joe Biden elected as president. Michelle Obama in the very beginning of the text talks about the American Dream.
Michelle Obama says that because of the many people before her and her husband the American dream still lives on, but America needs to protect the hard work that that dream has been built on and the way to do that Is by voting for joe Biden as president.
We see that in this quote” That’s the story of America. All those folks who sacrificed and overcame so much in their own times because they wanted something more, something better for their kids.
We see the use of logos when she says the following “Four years later, the state of this nation is very different. More than 150,000 people have died, and our economy is in shambles because of a virus that this president downplayed for too long. It has left millions of people jobless.
Too many have lost their health care; too many are struggling to take care of basic necessities like food and rent; too many communities have been left in the lurch to grapple with whether and how to open our schools safely.
Internationally, we’ve turned our back, not just on agreements forged by my husband, but on alliances championed by presidents like Reagan and Eisenhower.”
Here she really set things in perspective from when the democratic presidents have accomplished and how trump has ruined it.
Michelle Obama uses pathos in the start where she mentions that people have worked hard for a brighter future for their kids and trump can ruin it “That’s the story of America. All those folks who sacrificed and overcame so much in their own times because they wanted something more, something better for their kids.