Rhetorical Analysis

Rhetorical Analysis

1000 words

Speech’s rhetorical situation 

1. Effectively introduces the speaker and speech by characterizing the speaker and the occasion.

Clearly identifies the audience and the situation for which the speech is intended.

Accurately describes the speaker’s purpose.

2. Effectively identifies the rhetorical strategies selected by the speaker, and used in the speech; describes how they function to promote the speaker’s purpose and engage the audience

3. Accurately defines the rhetorical strategy(ies).

4. Comprehensively cites at least two examples of the speaker’s rhetorical strategies and thoroughly explains how each example illustrates the strategy.

5. Thoroughly reiterates the thesis and summarizes the main points of the analysis.

6. MLA formatting: Heading (name, assignment name, course name, date), original title, header (page numbers), line-spacing (double-spaced), 1”margins, and 12-point font size, Times New Roman or sans-serif font.