Barack Obama Essay Topics

Rapport created in Chicago speech by Barack Obama

In this study I will be analysing the speech of Barack Obama in two different contexts. The first speech is his victory speech in Chicago on the 4th November 2008. The second is his campaigning speech in Iowa. These speeches depict Obama in both a formal and less formal situation. It is important that we… View Article

Stylistic analysis

Theoretical Assumptions Stylistic analysis involves a close reading of the text of a piece of prose. This word-by-word, syllable-by-syllable analysis reveals what the literary attributes of the piece contribute to its rhetorical effectiveness. The foundation of Stephen Lucas’s analysis of the Declaration of Independence is the assumption that rhetoric is first and foremost a literary… View Article

Barack Obama: A Legend in the Making

Barack Obama is the Illinois State Senator where he served for seven years. He is currently a candidate for the 2008 presidential race alongside Hilary Clinton and John McCain. At least half a dozen African-Americans have preceded Obama as candidates to be America’s first black president, from Jesse Jackson to Virginia’s Douglas Wilder. But none… View Article

Barack Obama and his Political Propaganda

The process of running for the United States presidency is no easy task. Like in almost any relationship, attraction is the key to provide the foundation for anticipation and expectations. In the beginning, one will always place his best foot forward, and contemplating on addressing issues which would appeal dramatically to other people. Running for… View Article

Profile of Senator Barack Obama

Barack Obama is one of the top candidates for the democratic nomination in the 2008 presidential election. His political experience has not been as long as some of his competitors, but Obama has served eleven meaningful years as a senator from the state of Illinois. As the son of parents from both the state of… View Article

Analysis of Pres. Obama’s Speeches

Eleven days before Christmas a child is usually happy, energetic, excited, and anxious to see what kinds of pleasant gifts are underneath the tree from “Santa.” No one in Newtown, Connecticut had a clue that 20 of Sandy Hook Elementary School’s students and six adults wouldn’t be seeing that precious day. Unfortunately on this peaceful… View Article

Freefall by Joseph Stiglitz

Freefall: Free markets and the sinking of the global economy by Joseph Stiglitz (2010) One page Summary Joseph Stiglitz is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. Dr. Stiglitz is currently the Chair of Columbia University’s Committee on Global Thought. He received his PhD. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1967. Dr…. View Article

Presidential Debate

Obama Nation! During the presidential debate, (Speakers) Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney both plead their cases as to why they each felt they’d be great presidents (Message). Romney would like to get the chance to serve his first term as The United States President, and Obama would like to serve another term. These men… View Article

Rhetorical Analysis of Obama’s Inaugural Address 2008

The 2008 presidential campaign was controversial, emotional, historical and also amidst an economic crisis. Barack Obama’s victory marked a change in American society regarding race and politics. His election as the first African American President of the United States is profound and signifies a changing America. Obama gave his inaugural address on January 20, 2009… View Article

Technology in Healthcare

The development of technology has changed the world in so many ways, mostly for the positive. Most people think technology just stops with their iPhones, TV’s, and computers, but in the world of healthcare it strives far beyond that. Health care, hospitalization and even a trip to the doctors office are much more effective and… View Article

White Privilege

In the aftermath of the election victory of Barack Obama, white supremacists rushed to online discussion forums to vent anger and disbelief that voters had chosen an African-American candidate as the next president of the United States. The Anti-Defamation League, which monitors and exposes extremist activity and rhetoric, said anger among white supremacists and other… View Article

Barack Obama 2004 Keynote Speech

During his keynote speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, Barack Obama introduced himself as a skinny kid with a funny name. The rising star of Illinois politics was elected to the U. S. Senate three months later. His delivery, using rhetoric, was full of fervid sentiment that reminds us of what we love about… View Article

Barack Obama Back to School

On September 8th 2009, the president of The United States, Barack Obama gave a speech called “Back to School”. The speech was about the responsibility that you have as a young individual – responsibility you have for yourself, your teachers, parents, and your country. Obama mentions, among other things, that you have to attend school… View Article

Victory Spirit

William Safire and James Wood are two different people, with different ideas, different views, but do have similar writing styles. In William Safire’s “A Spirit Reborn” he talks about the Gettysburg Address in comparison to 9/11 and he also analyzes the Gettysburg Address in more depth and has a specific purpose for writing his article…. View Article

Distinctive Voices

Distinctive voices are part of our everyday life and can be expressed in many ways. This is not always projected through speech and language. It can be intrinsic and is inherent in any text. This is particularly helps when reviewing The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender by Marele Day and related film Miss Congeniality… View Article