20 terms

Rhetorical Devices (Examples)

First set of terms with the examples
Let us go forth to lead the land we love.
Let both sides unite to heed in all corners of the earth the command of Isaiah.
not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need - not as a call to battle, though embattled we are.
Ask not what you country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country.
We shall support any friend, oppose and foe.
archaic diction
beliefs for which our forebears fought
We shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any for to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
cumulatice sentense
But neither can two great and powerful groups of nations take comfort from our present course - both sides overburdened by the cost of modern weapons, both rightly alarmed by the steady spread of the deadly atom, yet both racing to alter that uncertain balance of terror that stays the hand of mankind's final war.
hortative sentence
Let both sides ezplore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.
imperatice sentence
My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what america will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.
United there is little we cannot fo in a host of cooperative ventures. Divided here is little we can do.
We are the heirs of that first recolution. [Let the word go forth...that the torch has been passed] to a new generation of American - norn in this century. [emphasis added]
And if beachhead of cooperationmay push back the jungle of suspicion.
In your hands, my fellow citizens, more than mine, will rest the final success of failure of our course.
But this peacful revolution.
Let both sides explore...Let both sides, for the first time, formulate serious and precise proposals...Let both sides seek to invoke...Let both sides unite to heed.
periodic sentence
To that world assembly of sovereign states, the Unites Nations, our last best hope in an age where the instruments of war have far outpaced the instruments of peace, we renew our pledge of support.
with history the final judge of our deeds
rhetorical question
Will you join in that historic effort?
Now the trumpet summons us again - not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need - not as a call to battle, though embattled we are - but a call to bear burden.