Informational Text: Analysis of a Speech
Question
What is the main issue being addressed?
What is the speaker’s main claim about this issue?
What reasons and evidence does the speaker
provide to support this claim?
Exs. of logos
ethos
pathos
What rhetorical devices, i.e. alliteration, repetition,
allusion, do you find?
What is the impact of the use of these devices?
Are they used effectively or not? Explain.
What is the author’s purpose for delivering this
speech?
How do you think listeners felt when they heard this
speech? Why?
If this speech were delivered to an audience today,
would it have the same impact? Explain.
Adapted from Mc-Dougal Littell Analysis Frames
Textual Evidence - cite specific words/phrases
(if applicable)