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1 Bell WorkBreak down the following prompt using the steps we learned yesterday. Write down the prompt first, then break it down. Patrick Henry and Benjamin Franklin were master politicians who know that success sometimes requires persistence and sometimes requires compromise. Write an essay in which you compare and contrast their views about when to compromise and when to stand firm.
2 Daily Objective:You will be able to: Analyze Franklin’s speech for rhetorical devices and persuasive techniques to determine how he achieved the purpose of his speech.
4 New Rhetorical Devices Antithesis: the use of strongly contrasting words and ideas together.“Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country”Anaphora: repetition of the same words or group of words at the beginning of a sentence or phrase.“We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans”
5 Ben Franklin’s Speech in the Convention Continued
6 Find three different rhetorical devices used in Franklin’s speech Who was Franklin’s audience? Do you think he would speak differently if his audience was different?What three reasons did Franklin give for accepting the new constitution?What was the purpose of Franklin’s speech?Find three different rhetorical devices used in Henry’s speech.What was the purpose of Henry’s speech?Both Franklin and Henry discussed the importance of taking action for the sake of one’s country. What did Henry want his audience to do? What did Franklin want his audience to do?