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SPEECH TO THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER
By Klara, 3.d

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a very well-known man. He is known for the huge amount of films he have starred in, his professional bodybuilding and then Governor of California. In his speech from August 31, 2004, he was talking about America as a strong and independent country. He was supporting the current president, George W. Bush and the Republican Party very much. His speech involves encouragement to vote for Bush at the next election and to support him in his decisions. Schwarzenegger wants to give immigrants the same opportunities as he was given himself, since he himself is an immigrant too. Doing so by supporting the Republican Party. He is addressing the audience as “fellow Americans” and it seems that he is talking to the whole American population. But I fact, he is only talking to the Republican citizens and he is identifying different subgroups of his audience, like the immigrants, the strong Republicans and the people with only some Republican beliefs. By doing so, and identifying his audience, he is creating a feeling of pride in America. A feeling of pride that is there because of the fact that they are having a Republican for their president. Schwarzenegger uses lots of rhetoric methods and forms of appeal. The three forms of appeal – ethos, logos and pathos – is used a lot in this speech. Ethos is used to make the audience look at him as a trustworthy man. The more ethos you have, the more trustworthy, honest, qualified, well willing, committed and persistent you seem. He is using words like “freedom”, “fellow people” and “fellow Americans” and that is really raising some feelings in the audience, like love for the country and hope.
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