In this video I will describe the speech using the rhetorical pentagram. Everybody struggles with something.
Of course, some people deal with problems that are more serious than others, but difficulties are a part of life, and everyone has to deal with them at some point.
It’s not always easy waking up in the morning, knowing you have a long day ahead of you – doing the same thing every day.
Some of these values are hard work and dedication. He mentions how it’s our own responsibility as school students, to seek past our personal difficulties, put in hard work, and put in our best effort to succeed at school and get a good education.
By achieving an education, you won’t only be able to make a sustainable life for yourself, you will also be able to contribute to your country with your new developed set of skills. Furthermore, he mentions that, quitting on your education means quitting on your nation.
In addition to the value of hard work, Obama mentions multiple students who have all fought, and overcome, different illnesses or physical difficulties.