John F. Kennedy “Inaugural Address”
Sense the beginning of the United States presidents upon being elected into office are required to deliver a inauguration speech to the people of American describing their future intention and how they plan on pursuing them. John F. Kennedy the thirty fifth president of the United States in his speech “Inaugural Address” uses his speech to address his country for the first time and hopefully increase his popularity within society. John F. Kennedy’s main purpose’s for writing his speech “Inaugural Address” is to furthermore start of his presidency on a good note and devolve trust within the people of his country, that which could help him in the long run. Kennedy’s other purpose for writing his speech is to try and unify American by upholding the integrity of society. Kennedy starts off his speech “inaugural Address” by commemorating his audience “Vice President Johnson, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, President Eisenhower, Vice President Nixon, President Truman, Reverend Clergy, Fellow Citizens” all of whom he will be addressing his speech to. John F. Kennedy in his speech “Inaugural Address” achieves his purpose by using several rhetorical strategies throughout the speech. Kennedy’s first strategy is using the constant repetition of “we” throughout his speech in an effort to symbolize to his country that our nation is a whole as of now, and will continue to be for as long as he is in office. Kennedy finally
appeals to his audiences pathos by stating that he will “bear andy burden, meet any hardship,
support any friend, oppose any foe” for his soul purpose of ensuring a prosperous future for the United States.
John F. Kennedy in his speech “Inaugural Address” throughout his two years in office does indeed achieve his purpose of unifying America into the United States. Through not only writing and presenting a incredible
speech on his future intentions but in the end following through with his goals until his death two years into his presidency. But even to this day his work is still in affect and continues to change the lives of Americans.