Rhetoric & imagery in Obama's victory speech
NOVEMBER 10, 2008
The newspaper’s introduction to the piece is reprinted below, followed by the full text of the speech with my notes in italics between paragraphs (which are slightly fuller than those in the published version). At its simplest, the more use made of these techniques, the more impressed audiences will be. Sasha and Malia, I love you both more than you can imagine, and you have earned the new puppy that's coming with us to the White House.