Questions jfk's Inaugural Address January 20, 1961 Answer the following questions on notebook paper



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Questions - JFK's Inaugural Address

January 20, 1961
Answer the following questions on notebook paper.

1. Name 5 major world events that may have influenced the content of JFK's inaugural speech.
2. Summarize JFK's speech in 4-5 sentences. What is his message? To whom does he speak?

3. What is the tone of JFK's speech? Why does he choose this tone?
4. Find a metaphor in JFK's speech. Write it and explain what it means.
5. Find two examples of antimetabole in JFK's speech. See definition below.
6. Using the list of propaganda techniques, discuss at least two techniques used by JFK in his inaugural address. Be sure to give quotes from the speech and explain your answers thoroughly.
*antimetabole- words in one phrase or clause are replicated, closely or exactly, in reverse grammatical order in the next phrase.

Examples:
Crimes are illegalities, but not all illegalities are crimes.”
We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”


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