Choose a famous speech to analyze and incorporate the following into the analysis.
1. Discuss who you think the intended audience is for the speech.
2. Provide three or more examples of figures and tropes used by the speaker. (See Chapter 8.) What effect do you think these had on the delivery of the speech?
3. Analyze the speech using the canons of rhetoric from this week's lesson: invention, arrangement, delivery, and style. Did the speaker demonstrate a mastery of all four canons? Please provide specific examples.
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