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1 A Rhetorical Analysis of John F. Kennedy s Inaugural Address By 1961, The United States of America was struggling with racial tension and social inequalities, while fighting communism internationally and protecting the public from the weapons and devices of our adversaries abroad. Confusion and fear had invaded the minds of the American people as the cold war neared its pinnacle; they were desperate for a strong, reassuring leader. John F. Kennedy provided this reassurance when he addressed the nation, after being sworn in as the 35 th president of the United States. With severe consideration to the current national and international turmoil, Kennedy sought to invoke a sense of unity in the American people in order to attain a lasting peace. The inaugural address is imbued with rhetorical strategies to flatter and influence the emotions of the people through the use Kennedy s ethos, pathos, and logos, without detracting from the truth and evidence expected from a national leader. Comment [D1]: Great intro. Kennedy s speech carries with it a dauntless rhythm of persuasiveness, emboldening and inspiring his audience through emotional conviction and personal attribution. With parallelism and juxtaposition, John F. Kennedy was able to capture the minds and hearts of the American people. During the vast majority of the address, he uses inclusivity (us, we, our) with the audience to show his personal dedication to the public and mankind as a whole. Kennedy s dedication to his people and god was enough to gain the support of the nation, from both political parties; he proclaims that it was not the victory of a party, but a celebration of

2 freedom (Kennedy, 2). Kennedy does this in an attempt to establish his credibility as a just and Comment [D2]: good equal leader, who saw past the petty divisions of our bipartisan dichotomy. Aside from this instance, JFK states later that he is a fellow citizen of the world (Kennedy, 26) to appeal to his international audience. As much as Kennedy addressed his fellow man, he also referenced God in many occasions throughout his speech. Considering that at the time of its delivery 84% of the world s population believed in a God, this method (intentional or not) allowed Kennedy to improve his standing with those listeners. This aids in his proclaimed conviction to his cause or Comment [D3]: check as he explains it, I have sworn before you and Almighty God the same solemn oath our forebears prescribed nearly a century and three quarters ago (Kennedy, 4). John F. Kennedy s inaugural address was written with purpose. By design, it was intended to prove his devotion to aid his allies, and defend those allies from all adversaries through the preferred means of peace. His speech was practiced and prescribed to target different groups directly. The pathos of this method was to relate directly with all those who listened and would categorize themselves into one of these groups. By appealing to the masses through this use of mass psychology, JFK gives the appearance speaking privately with his audience while maintaining the premise that we are a unified collective of free individuals. In Comment [D4]: great this premise, Kennedy makes a claim that through alliance and peace we can assure the survival and the success of Liberty (Kennedy, 4). This alliance is reinforced by the pledges he then makes to those groups. This assurance of liberty through the perseverance of our

3 allegiance to our allies supports the claims that President Kennedy was making in his address. Kennedy also brought about a sense of fear for possible danger in the already imminent stalemate of nuclear war with the Soviet Union. He forebodes that two great and powerful nations [cannot] take comfort from our present course (Kennedy, 13). There is a yearning for relief from this in his request that both sides begin anew the quest for peace, before the dark powers of destruction unleashed by science engulf all humanity in planned or accidental selfdestruction (Kennedy, 12). President JFK then chose to address that other nation through a plea of equality, thereby granting his enemy favor and opening the door to show, in his words, what together we can do for the freedom of man (Kennedy, 26). This system of appeals, allows the pathos and logos of the address to convertconverge, and diversify so that President Kennedy may bring together the audience of his compatriots and his opponents by creating the bottom level of equality through peace in fear of possible impending demise. The future of mankind depends on cooperation and resolution of dispute through a peaceful manner. If we were to simply destroy all who oppose our beliefs, we could not better society when the true evils of our world exist as antagonist to every person. Kennedy expounds on this theory by saying now the trumpet summons us again not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need; not as a call to battle, though embattled we are but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle against the common enemies of man: tyranny, poverty, disease, and war itself (Kennedy, 22). This means that we have duties not only to our country

4 but to all of humanity. Kennedy used this as his main viewpoint to create a speech that would endure the struggles and hardships as we do as well. John F. Kennedy concluded his address by proposing that, whether you are citizens of America or citizens of the world, ask of us the same high standards of strength and sacrifice which we ask of you (Kennedy, 27). He shares with each of his audience, the obligation that is asked of every person, foreign and domestic alike. By doing so, there is a level of emotion and empathy behind Kennedy s Inaugural Address that is rarely challenged by any other public display of persuasive speaking. Comment [D5]: Pretty darn good. Grade: 98

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