“I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe.” Which was the last words of George Floyd. The world is full of problems. Some of them is easy changeable while others arrent. But when it comes to systemic racism in the U.S it is time to make a change.
The remark performed by the current president of the United States, Joe Biden at the White House on the 20th of April 2021 . The message of the speech is what needs to change based on assassination of George Floyd.
Joe Biden tends to use longer sentences in his remark, which seems to be used for describing an event in detail. Alternatively, some long sentences such as (l. 10-11) “[…]
It was a murder in the full light of day, and it ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic racism the Vice President just referred to […]” and (l. 56-57) “[…]
In order to deliver real change and reform, we can and we must do more to reduce the likelihood that tragedies like this will ever happen and occur again […]”.
These long sentences are used to make a statement or describe a dramatic. In This case the long sentences are being used to make a statement about the systemic racism and it is time to make a change.
The writer use repetition to emphasize his point. Joe Biden has a point that he wants the U.S. to hear, as well as many Americans wants to hear.